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Government Secretly Prepares To Evacuate Chicago During upcoming NATO Summit!

Posted in Homeland Security, Martial Law with tags , , , , , , , , on May 14, 2012 by saynsumthn

CHICAGO (CBS) – Is there a secret plan to evacuate some residents of Chicago in the event of major trouble during the NATO summit next month? CBS 2 has uncovered some evidence that there is. It comes from the Milwaukee area branch of the American Red Cross.

CBS 2 News has obtained a copy of a Red Cross e-mail sent to volunteers in the Milwaukee area.

It said the NATO summit “may create unrest or another national security incident. The American Red Cross in southeastern Wisconsin has been asked to place a number of shelters on standby in the event of evacuation of Chicago.”

According to a chapter spokesperson, the evacuation plan is not theirs alone.

“Our direction has come from the City of Chicago and the Secret Service,” she said.

Another Constitutional Right dismantled by Obama: Free Speech

Posted in free speech with tags , , , , , on March 14, 2012 by saynsumthn

Obama has already signed it- here is an old news cast explaining and reading from the bill:

Without fanfare, on March 8, 2012, President Barack Obama signed into law H.R. 347 the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011.

Readers may assume that there was no grand announcement of this law’s enactment as its name sounds like something to do with giving gardeners guidelines for sprucing up the lawns around government buildings in Washington.

One example of how H.R. 347 imposes an unconstitutional prior restraint on political speech and assembly is found in Section (c) of the act. This paragraph defines the key phrase “restricted buildings” as follows:

“[R]estricted buildings or grounds” means any posted, cordoned off, or otherwise restricted area —

(A) of the White House or its grounds, or the Vice President’s official residence or its grounds;

(B) of a building or grounds where the President or other person protected by the Secret Service is or will be temporarily visiting; or

(C) of a building or grounds so restricted in conjunction with an event designated as a special event of national significance

Under the terms of the existing law amended by this act, the Department of Homeland Security is tasked with deciding which events will qualify as being of “national significance.”

Rest Here

According to one report:
Nearly three dozen events in all have been considered a National Special Security Event (NSSE) since the term was created under President Clinton. Among past events on the DHS-sanctioned NSSE list are Super Bowl XXXVI, the funerals of Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford, most State of the Union addresses and the 2008 Democratic and Republican National Conventions.

As the foregoing quoted sections of the bill evince, the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act, as with so many other recent laws, contains paragraph after paragraph of vague terms that can be wrested to suit the mercurial whims of our federal overlords.

In addition to control over the fluid and fickle designation of “restricted buildings” afforded to the Congress, the bill endows the President with the power to extend Secret Service protection to anyone he deems worthy. The President accomplishes such an act by way of issuing a memo.

As the aforementioned Section (c) explains:

The term “other person protected by the Secret Service” means any person whom the United States Secret Service is authorized to protect under section 3056 of this title or by Presidential memorandum, when such person has not declined such protection….

When read together, these two subsections make it a federal crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison to “enter or remain” in any designated area without permission, and, that forbidden zone may shift from here to there without prior notice depending on the presence of any person the President has placed under the protection of the Secret Service.
The sponsor of the companion measure introduced in the Senate is Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.). During deliberations on the measure, Blumenthal explained the purpose behind the proposal:

This bill will improve the law enforcement tools available to the Secret Service in its attempts to protect the President, the Vice President, and others on a day-to-day basis by closing loopholes in the current federal law. The new law should punish and deal more effectively with anyone who illegally enters restricted areas to threaten the President, Vice President, or other Secret Service protectees.

For example, the bill does not require “willful” encroachment into a restricted area, the requisite mental state for committing this new crime is merely the “knowing” encroachment into a restricted area. It is in this nuance that the government lays one of its most well-camouflaged snares.

The distinction between “willful” and “knowing” is a legal construction that needn’t be explained fully here, but for purposes of understanding the implications of the difference on a person’s First Amendment rights of free speech, one need only understand that a protestor would certainly “know” that he is protesting, where he is protesting, and that his protest is an expression of opposition to a person or a policy. However, given the fact that the designation of a restricted zone changes without notice (no special police tape, no signs, no noticeable law enforcement patrolling the area), a protestor would probably not know that he was trespassing into a specially protected “restricted zone” or that he was too close to a person endowed by the President with a Secret Service retinue.

It is possible, therefore, that a person could attend a political speech by one of the GOP contenders or by Attorney General Eric Holder, for example, and unintentionally find himself within the prohibited parameters and be subject to federal fines and imprisonment. Who can deny that this discourages free speech? Furthermore, who can deny that the right to speak out freely against government oppression is one of the chief cornerstones of our Republic?

A straightforward reading of the bill reveals the real threat to the freedoms of association and speech. As written and passed by the Congress, there is nothing that would prevent the application of the relevant provisions of this new act to an innocent person protesting against this or that policy position of a presidential candidate while standing outside a debate venue.

The climate created by the Federal Restricted Buildings and Grounds Improvement Act of 2011 is inhospitable to protest and demonstration, thus it is the very definition of the “chilling effect” on speech that should concern all citizens, regardless of party affiliation.

The United States of America is daily experiencing the “silent and gradual” erosion of our liberties. In the case of H.R. 347, it was packaged to the public in much the same way as was the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). A majority of Congressmen from both parties voted overwhelmingly in favor of both these laws. When confronted by constituents concerned about the assault such statutes make on our Constitution and on individual liberty, representatives respond that neither measure expands the scope of current law, rather they merely clarify laws already enacted. For this reason, supporters contend, Americans have nothing to fear from NDAA or H.R. 347.

This answer is disingenuous. The plain fact is that both the NDAA and H.R. 347 codify grand expansions of the power of the President to monitor, manipulate, and punish activities within the United States that he and he alone deems to be a threat to his person, to his friends, or to the security of “the homeland.”
These startling suspensions of our most basic civil rights makes one wonder how our Founding Fathers would have responded.
http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/politics/11160-president-signs-law-placing-prior-restraint-on-free-speech

USA – the Police State? Swat called on Tea Party

Posted in Socialism, Tea Party with tags , , , , , , , , on April 29, 2010 by saynsumthn

SWAT Team Called on Tea Party

By Dana Loesch

As I reported on air this afternoon via Michelle Moore’s updates, Illinois sent in the riot squad to stop the couple hundred peaceful protesters from … doing what it isn’t exactly clear. Protesters sang “God Bless America” and apparently that was enough to invoke the riot squad. Illinois may be running a deficit but sure has money to burn for silly and unnecessary things.

Who gave the order to call in the riot police on protesters? Word is that Secret Service from inside the venue and the presidential team pressured local law enforcement, who were against the idea. Local cops were overruled, I’m told by various sources, including a few members of local press. Moore reported that she overheard Secret Service telling the riot squad to “push them back, out of sight.“

Intimidation tactic. Plain and simple. There was no violence, no arguments, just a couple hundred patriots who sang patriotic songs and wore red, white, and blue. Unbelievable.

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OBAMA “S.W.A.T.’s” TEA PARTY

BY: JOHN MCTERNAN

Published 04/29/2010
Riot Police and Snipers Called Out to Defend Quincy, IL Convention Center Against Geriatric Tea Party Protesters

There continues to be a common theme developing with respect to the reality that is the Tea Party movement and the opposition to it by this Obama administration. The movement is mostly made up of conservative Christians with a predominantly older demographic. The protests that began taking place in April of 2009 have been extremely peaceful with no arrests. Protests have continued all across America with untold numbers of people participating.

The Tea Party protest outside the Quincy, IL Community Center with Barack Obama inside was no different – except for the S.W.A.T. Team that was called out to defend the Community Center from being attacked by a rabid geriatric Tea Party that sang, “God Bless America” on a nearby street corner. In addition to riot police on the ground, there were snipers positioned on the roof of the building.

John McTernan, founder of Defend and Proclaim the Faith Ministries, sees a very disturbing trend taking place not only via this administration’s increasingly overt attempts to demonize patriotic and Christian citizens but encourages more attention to be paid to the leadership within the U.S. Military, which he says is also taking on an anti-Christian tone.

As evidence of this, McTernan points to a report done by a man named Major Brian L. Stuckert in May of 2008 – link below. While that report was written several months before Obama took office, McTernan says that its contents, which were widely distributed within the military are cause for serious concern during an administration that continues to polarize America – at least in significant part – along Christian lines.

McTernan makes a strong case that Stuckert’s report singles out the “Christian Right” and in no uncertain terms the beliefs of certain types of Christians as potentially leading to an attempt by some unnamed foreign adversaries of the United States to polarize this nation by exploiting the beliefs held by such Christians. The irony is that the polarization today is not coming from any foreign adversary. It is coming largely from the Executive Branch of the United States government.

Making news recently was the Pentagon’s turning away of Christian evangelist Franklin Graham from the National Day of Prayer for his comments about Islam. Meanwhile, representatives from extremely questionable and suspect Islamic groups – Islamic Society of North America – are counseling U.S. Troops in the name of diversity; Louay Safi held such a position at Fort Hood AFTER the attack by Major Nidal Malik Hasan.

On the 2008 campaign trail, Barack Obama called for a “Civilian National Security Force” that would be “just as strong, just as powerful, (and) just as well funded” as the U.S. Military. He has yet to clarify exactly what that meant. That lack of an explanation coupled with the continued polarization of America along Christian conservative lines has many seeking that clarity. If the U.S. Military is undergoing such a transformation that started before Barack Obama took office, how accepting would such a movement be to those ideas under the administration of a president who shares similar views?

VIDEO OF THE QUINCY TEA PARTY WITH RIOT POLICE: Here
http://sharpelbowsstl.blogspot.com/2010/04/obama-calls-in-riot-cops-on-peaceful.html

ABOUT JOHN MCTERNAN….
John McTernan, founder of Defend and Proclaim the Faith Ministries, has spent thousands of hours with Jews and Muslims debating and corresponding in defense of the Gospel. During numerous appearances on television, radio and in seminars, he has publicly defended Israel in light of Biblical prophecy.

Since 1975, he has been involved with the Pro-Life movement and is currently a Pro-Life leader in central Pennsylvania. And, in the early 1980s, he co-founded International Cops for Christ where he serves as an ordained chaplain and evangelist.

John holds a B.S. from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia. He served 26 years as a Federal Treasury agent before retiring in 1998.
?He is author of the acclaimed book God’s Final Warning to America and Father Forgive Them and co-author of the bestseller Israel: The Blessing or the Curse. From his experience debating Jews, John wrote the Only Jesus of Nazareth series. This series includes: Only Jesus of Nazareth Can Sit on the Throne of David and Only Jesus of Nazareth Can Be Israel’s King Messiah. Additionally, he has written several tracts, including Muhammad or Jesus: The Prophet Like Unto Moses, and Jesus of Nazareth is He the only begotten Son of God?