May 19, 2013

Pentagon Engaging in a Power Grab Against the Civilian Leadership

For the average citizen watching events such as the intense pursuit of the Tsarnaev brothers on television, it would be difficult to discern between fully outfitted police SWAT teams and the military.
The lines blurred even further Monday as a new dynamic was introduced to the militarization of domestic law enforcement. By making a few subtle changes to a regulation in the U.S. Code titled “Defense Support of Civilian Law Enforcement Agencies” [See p. 16 (3) here] the military has quietly granted itself the ability to police the streets without obtaining prior local or state consent, upending a precedent that has been in place for more than two centuries.   ***Read article at WASHINGTON'S BLOG***

1 comment:

DICARLO said...

Bruce Afran and Eric Freedman? Thank God 'merkans have watchdogs like this exposing government malfeasance and more importantly, keeping us fully appraised of the progress of their tribe-mates.