Freedom 2 Facism in 7 Easy Steps

Wish I would have written this! (Author unknown.)

Since 9/11 our Constitutional rights have been systematically dismantled:

1.   USA Patriot Act – A 342 page document presented to Congress one day before voting on it that allows the government access to your bank and email accounts, as well as your medical and phone records with no court order. They can also search your home anytime without a warrant.

2.   USA Patriot Act II – This one allows secret government arrests, the legal authority to seize your American citizenship, and the extraction of your DNA if you are deemed a potential terrorist.

3.   Military Commissions Act of 2006 – Ends habeas corpus, the right to an attorney, and the right to court review of one’s detention and arrest. Without this most basic right, all other rights are gone too since anyone can be detained indefinitely. Now anyone may be arrested and incarcerated and nobody would know.

4.   NSPD 51 – A directive signed by George W. Bush on May 9, 2007, that allows the President to declare martial law, effectively transforming the U.S. into a dictatorship with no checks and balances from the Legislative or Judicial Branches. Parts of this directive are considered classified and members of Congress have been denied the right to review it.

5.   Protect America Act of 2007 – Allows unprecedented domestic wiretapping and surveillance activities with a reduction in FISA court oversight. Probable cause is not needed.

6.   John Warner Defense Authorization Act – Signed by George W. Bush on October 17, 2007, this act allows the President to declare a public emergency and station troops anywhere in America without the consent of the governor or local authorities to “suppress public disorder.”

7.   Homegrown Terrorism and Radicalization Act – Passed overwhelmingly by Congress on October 23, 2007, is now awaiting a Senate vote. This act will beget a new crackdown on dissent and the Constitutional rights of American citizens. The definitions of “terrorism” and “extremism” are so vague that they could be used to generalize against any group that is working against the policies of the Administration. In this bill, “violent radicalization” criminalizes thought and ideology while “homegrown terrorism” is defined as “the planed use of force to coerce the government.” The term, “force” could encompass political activities such as protests, marches, or any other form of non-violent resistance.

So when you add in:
Halliburton Confirms Camps Constructed
Halliburton’s Immigrant Detention Centers
Homeland Security Contracts for Vast New Detention Camps
Halliburton Confirms Concentration Camps Already Constructed
KBR awarded Homeland Security contract worth up to $385M
From Halliburton’s own website

It starts to get a little scary.

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One Response

  1. I agree with all of your assertions herein but, I vehemently object to the notion that this collapse is due solely to a Republican failure/influence. This is a failure of Government, PERIOD. What’s even worse is the fact that I don’t trust my government any more. NO ONE trusts them!

    THEY caused this “crisis”. Do we really expect them to “fix” it? Hell no!

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