It’s not just the hundreds of thousands of members
in the alternative media community that are pointing out the dangers to
liberty posed by government’s anti-terror legislation. Senator Rand
Paul (R-KY), like his father Dr. Ron Paul (R-TX), puts the platitudes and
pointless bickering aside to tackle the real issues – the underlying
fundamental issues that threaten our very way of life.
In this speech calling for the removal of the
detainee provisions in the National Defense Authorization Act, Senator Paul
highlights, in surprising detail, activities that are now considered by
Homeland security and law enforcement to be suspicious and potentially
terroristic in nature:
Sourced via StanDeyo.com; Video Excerpt Below
Know good and well that some day
there could be a government in power that is shipping its citizens off for
disagreements. There are laws on the books now that characterize who might
be a terrorist.
Someone missing fingers on their hands is a suspect
according to the Department of Justice. Someone who has guns, someone who has
ammunition that is weatherproofed, someone who has more than seven days of
food in their house can be considered a potential terrorist.
If you are suspected by these activities do you want
the government to have the ability to send you to Guantanamo Bay for
A suspect, we’re not talking about someone who
has been tried or found guilty. We’re talking about someone suspected
…Are you willing to sacrifice your freedom for
liberty. I would argue that we should strike these
detainee provisions from this bill, because we are giving up our liberty. We
are giving up our Constitutional right to have due process before we’re
sent to a prison.
The bill about which Mr. Paul speaks, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 (S 1867), passed the
Senate floor on
December 1 and is headed to the desk of the President. The Obama
administration has thus far said it will veto the legislation.
It’s obvious to anyone paying attention that
the war on terror is being used as the premise to further restrict the
individual liberties of American citizens. On Saturday, just days after
passage of S1867, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano
said that the threat is no longer just overseas – it’s shifted to
domestic “lone wolf” attackers.
U.S. Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano
said Friday that the risk of “lone wolf” attackers, with no ties
to known extremist networks or grand conspiracies, is on the rise as the
global terrorist threat has shifted.
“There’s been a lot of evolution over
the past three years,” she said. “The thing that’s most
noticeable to me is the growth of the lone wolf,” the single attacker
who lives in the United States or elsewhere who is not part of a larger
global conspiracy or network, she said.
She named no examples, but it’s a phenomenon
that is increasingly the focus of international anti-terror operations.
Via: The Daily Sheeple
In August we reported that the FBI had advised
military surplus and other supply stores that individuals purchasing certain types of items
should be reported to local law enforcement or federal fusion centers. On the
list of suspicious activities you’ll find the general buying habits of
most any preparedness or privacy minded person:
What should I consider suspicious?
or groups who:
identification that is inconsistent or suspect or demand identity
paying with cash or uses
credit card(s) in different names
comments regarding anti-US, radical theology, vague or cryptic warnings that suggests or appear
to endorse the use of violence in support of a cause
interest in uses that do not seem consistent with the intended use of the
item being purchased
little knowledge of intended purchase items
purchases of items to include:
-Weatherproofed ammunition or match containers
-Meals Ready to Eat
-Night Vision Devices; night flashlights; gas masks
-High capacity magazines
-Bi-pods or tri-pods for rifles
The definitions for terrorist behavior are being
rapidly expanded to include Americans from all walks of life. While the above
FBI bulletin is not the letter of the law, it stems from the same mentality
and organizational structure that legislated the
National Defense Authorization and Patriot Acts.
Americans’ liberty and individual protections
afforded by the Constitution are being systemically stripped by all levels of
government. Few in Congress, the media and even the populace recognize it for
what it is.