This is information everyone needs to know, realize that it is not something out of a novel but actually happening and a massive threat to our freedom and our lives. Manning, Snowden and Assange, and all alike them, are my heroes. Please take the time to read, research, learn, spread the info…. what would Martin Luther King JR or Malcolm X or Tupac Shakur (a personal inspiration) think of the state of this world?
They’d think we need to get our shit together and find a way to fix this and/or save ourselves; from the NSA privacy invasions that have gone on for decades which are only growing more intrusive…to the extreme police brutality going on in America.
There is no terrorism that they are fighting; it’s a cop out, a scare tactic… This is a blatant attack on the citizens of this country.
The below article and the truth of what is happening in America is far more scary than any “boogie man” they can create.
I have a few more posts to put up before I finish off some work; then I’m back for more! 🙂 Article… Being!
Unwarranted NSA surveillance, the passage of NDAA, stop and frisk programs, and the rise of warrior cops, have essentially turned America into a centralized police state.
Blurring the lines between the U.S. military and local sheriff departments sets a dangerous precedent that erodes freedom and civil liberties.
Those lines are being blurred right now in South Carolina.
According to The State, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will participate in secretive joint exercise Monday and Tuesday with unnamed units from Ft. Bragg.
The drills are scheduled to run up to midnight on both days and occur primarily in Lower Richland, around Hopkins and Eastover. Exercises will also take place around the Screaming Eagle Road near Elgin and North Richland County near outbound Monticello Road.
According to The State, a sheriff’s department spokesman refused to provide which units from Ft. Bragg are involved. Ft. Bragg is home to the U.S. Army’s elite groups, including the Special Forces and Delta Force.
The spokesman also said the drills would be noisy at times.
“Citizens may see military and departmental vehicles traveling in and around rural and metropolitan areas and may hear ordnance being set off or fired which will be simulated/ blanks and controlled by trained personnel,” a sheriff’s department press release said.
The secretive exercises are off limits to the media, reports The Activist Post.
The implications are serious.
Locally elected Sheriffs take an oath to uphold, preserve, and defend the Constitution. They are not an extension of the centralized federal government. They have the ultimate say in their county as the top law enforcement officer.
If sheriff deputies engage an enemy in conjunction with the U.S. military who do they take orders from? The ARMY commander? Or their Sheriff?
This violates the separation of local authorities and the federal government. If the separation of powers are eliminated, who will protect the Constitutional rights of citizens?