NDAA Is Washington’s Totalitarian Response To Political Dissent And Economic Collapse
January 21, 2012
“In 1789, France entered a period of revolutionary change which was to see the complete restructuring of the state, the collapse of the monarchy, and its replacement by a republic. By 1793, France was riven by civil war and factional struggles and had also opened hostilities upon several neighbouring states. At home, political dissent and economic collapse were repressed by the use of political terror. For many contemporaries, as for later historians, the connection between these events and the Enlightenment was highly problematic. How could an era which had seen so much struggle for the rational reform of society, government and the individual have ended with such turmoil and violence?” – Dorinda Outram. The Enlightenment. 1995. Cambridge University Press. Pg. 126.
“All we have to do is remember who we are. We are not Germans. We’re not peasants in China. We’re not peasants in Russia. We have a legacy and a history of fighting for liberty. Americans have always fought for liberty. And we will fight again. So we will not be the Fourth Reich. We will not let that happen. Not without a fight.” – Stewart Rhodes, founder of Oath Keepers, speaking on the Alex Jones show on January 12, 2012.
“I spent many years in countries where the military had the power to arrest and detain citizens without charge. I have been in some of these jails. I have friends and colleagues who have “disappeared” into military gulags. I know the consequences of granting sweeping and unrestricted policing power to the armed forces of any nation. And while my battle may be quixotic, it is one that has to be fought if we are to have any hope of pulling this country back from corporate fascism.” – Chris Hedges, “Why I’m Suing Barack Obama,”Truthdig, January 16, 2012.
An analysis of the passage of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) must start from the premise that since September 11, 2001, the hijacked U.S. government has been at war with America.