US Senate will vote on secret bill that allows the US military to imprison US civilians with no formal charges and hold them with no trial. Welcome to the end of America.

US Senate will vote on secret bill that allows the US military to imprison civilians with no formal charges and hold them with no trial.  Welcome to the end of America.

US Senate will vote on secret bill that allows the US military to imprison US civilians with no formal charges and hold them with no trial. Welcome to the end of America.

Early this week the Senate will vote on a bill that allows the US military to imprison US civilians with no formal charges and hold them with no trial.

Full ACLU report:

http://www.aclu.org/blog/national-security/senators-demand-military-lock-american-citizens-battlefield-they-define-being

While I understand the intent, which is to allow the US Military to capture terrorists on American soil, without the limits and burdens of the Due Process of Law as laid out in the US Constitution – I feel that in allowing that we have violated the very basic foundation of our Constitution.

I mean seriously, the US Military Intelligence machine has made mistakes in the past, and to allow them to arrest and imprison a US citizen, and leave them no protection under the law – is a crime.

I mean, what if they make a mistake, and arrest you. You will be taken away and put in a secret box some where, until the US Military decides their intelligence is wrong, and they let you free. Of course, they might feel their intelligence is right, and you sit in that box forever.

What if the some whacked out President is told by the corporations that put them in office, to use the military to clear out all the suspected terrorist of the Occupy movement protests or the Tea Party rallies, and stick them in detention indefinitely?

No, this new bill is evil and should not be passed.

US citizens wouldn’t be immune as the legislation aims to declare national territory part of  the “battlefield” in the War on Terror.

Termed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and drafted behind closed doors by Senators Carl Levin (D-Mich.) and John McCain (R-Ariz.) the NDAA would:

1) Explicitly authorize the federal government to indefinitely imprison without charge or trial American citizens and others picked up inside and outside the United States;

2) Mandate military detention of some civilians who would otherwise be outside of military control, including civilians picked up within the United States itself; and

3) Transfer to the Department of Defense core prosecutorial, investigative, law enforcement, penal, and custodial authority and responsibility now held by the Department of Justice.

Welcome to the new US Police State – brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) explained that the bill will “basically say in law for the first time that the homeland is part of the battlefield” and people can be imprisoned without charge or trial “American citizen or not.” Another supporter, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) also declared that the bill is needed because “America is part of the battlefield.”

In an effort to stop the bill, Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) is floating the Udall Amendment, which according to the ACLU is:

“A way for the Senate to say no to indefinite detention without charge or trial anywhere in the world where any president decides to use the military. Instead of simply going along with a bill that was drafted in secret and is being jammed through the Senate, the Udall Amendment deletes the provisions and sets up an orderly review of detention power. It tries to take the politics out and put American values back in.”

Welcome to the new US Police State - brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

Welcome to the new US Police State - brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

What you can do:

1) Leave the country, and go someplace safe, say like Switzerland.

2) Send a letter to your Sentor by using the ACLU letter:

https://secure.aclu.org/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=3865&s_subsrc=fixNDAA

or

use http://www.dearpolitician.org to write your politicians and let them know that you are opposed to violating the US Constitution with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and will NOT vote for anyone who votes to approve this bill.

For more information on http://www.dearpolitician.org:

https://pusz4frog.wordpress.com/2009/10/15/dearpolitician-org/

3) Call your House of Representative and Senator, and tell them if they vote for the NDAA – that you will vote them out of office in the next election.

4) Dig a hole in your backyard, and hid in it.

5) Join a peaceful street protest against this bill.

6) Send this article on to friends, so they know their rights, freedom and liberty is going to be taken away from them with the bill.

As the insane times and the beginning of the new Dark Ages descend upon our country, I say to all my fellow country men – Good luck America!

Welcome to the new US Police State - brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

Welcome to the new US Police State - brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

Welcome to the new US Police State - brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

Welcome to the new US Police State - brought to you by the National Defense Authorization Act, NDAA

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  1. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/nov/29/senate-defies-obama-veto-threat-terrorist-custody-/

    Senate defies Obama veto threat in terrorist custody vote

    Defying a veto threat by President Obama, the Senate voted Tuesday to give the U.S. military first crack at holding al Qaeda operatives, even if they are captured in the U.S. and are American citizens, and also reaffirmed the policy of indefinite detention.

    “We’re no longer going to have an absurd result that if we capture you overseas where you’re planning an attack on the United States, we can blow you up or put you in a military prison indefinitely, but if you make it to America, all of a sudden you get Miranda rights and you go to federal court,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham, a South Carolina Republican who has fought the Bush and Obama administrations on treatment of suspected terrorist detainees.

    Tuesday’s 61-37 vote to buck Mr. Obama and grant the military dibs exposed a deep rift within the Democratic Party. Sixteen Democrats and one independent who caucuses with them defied the veto threat and joined 44 Republicans.

    The vote was the latest chapter in a debate that has raged since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks plunged the U.S. into the war on terrorism and created the problem of how to handle self-professed enemies who belong to shadowy terrorist groups when they are caught far from traditional battlefields.

    In a deal between Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin, Michigan Democrat, and the ranking Republican, Sen. John McCain of Arizona, the military is given custody of anyone who has planned or carried out an attack against the U.S. and its allies, or who is deemed to be a member of al Qaeda or one of its affiliates. The compromise gives the administration the authority to waive military custody but only if top Cabinet officials certify that national security dictates civilian control.

    Mr. Obama and his top advisers fought the provisions, arguing that it amounted to micromanaging the war on terrorism. The administration said it should be able to decide on a case-by-case basis whether the military or civilian law enforcement is better able to handle a situation.

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