Monthly Archives: February 2014

PressTV: Activist – US president can murder anyone . . . this is chilling! ~J

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2012: What's the 'real' truth?

Tue Feb 11, 2014 5:53AM GMT

By David Swanson
From the Associated Press:

“An American citizen who is a member of al-Qaida is actively planning attacks against Americans overseas, U.S. officials say, and the Obama administration is wrestling with whether to kill him with a drone strike and how to do so legally under its new stricter targeting policy issued last year.”

Notice those words: “legally” and “policy.”  No longer does U.S. media make a distinction between the two. Under George W. Bush, detention without trial, torture, murder, warrantless spying, and secret missile strikes were illegal.  Under Obama they are policy. And policy makes them “legal” under the modified Nixonian understanding that if the President does it as a policy, then it is legal.

Under the U.S. Constitution, the laws of the nations in which drone murders take place, treaties to which the U.S. is party, international law, and U.S…

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We Now Live In A Panopticon, A Global World-Prison by J. M. Porup

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Dandelion Salad

by J. M. Porup
Guest Writer, Dandelion Salad
www.JMPorup.com
The View From Abroad
February 6, 2014

America’s freedom is under assault — by the very people who are supposed to protect it.

Under the guise of “fighting terrorism,” the secret police have staged a silent coup. The NSA, CIA, and the rest of the security apparatus now judge us in secret, and condemn us to harassment, imprisonment or death without trial or due process.

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