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How Long Before TSA Shuts Down Americans' Right—To Travel Freely in their own Country?
by Martin Sheridan
Thursday Dec 29th, 2011 8:59 AM
NEXT: Could Outspoken Americans, e.g. writers and Bloggers, Americans that defend the Constitution be deemed “Belligerents” by U.S. Government—(repeatedly) stopped at Check-Points: searched, questioned without probable cause or warrants—and or Indefinitely Detained?
The U.S. can’t become a Police State until the 4th Amendment is either eliminated or so watered down it has no legal effect.

TSA is establishing thousands of national Check-Points at surface transportation locations. One can’t help recall at similar Check-Points, the Nazi Military and Police without probable cause harassed, searched and delayed German travelers, especially targeting persons deemed politically undesirable—at roadway checkpoints, boarding trains and at bus stops. Germans intentionally delayed by authorities were late or repeatedly missed work, lost their jobs. Germans without probable cause were put on (Nazi Government do not hire lists). One must wonder if today’s outspoken Americans, e.g. Americans that defend the Constitution, writers and Bloggers might later be deemed “Belligerents” by U.S. Government—repeatedly stopped, searched, questioned at checkpoints without probable cause or warrants; be forced to endure X-ray scans potentially damaging their health—and or Indefinitely Detained. It is foreseeable Americans could be intimidated from traveling by TSA.

TSA recently refused to provide comprehensive information regarding test results concerning TSA back-scatter and other x-ray scanners at airports that might determine if (frequent flyers) might be physically harmed, sustain organ damage from repeated X-Ray scans.

Currently one can only guess how much radiation is covertly being transmitted by U.S. Government and police into the bodies of persons repeatedly scanned without warrants, (Persons of Interest) X-rayed on the street, in their vehicles, inside their homes. The Obama government ordered 500 back-scatter X-ray vans that U.S. Government and local Police will without public oversight or warrants scan private homes—vehicles, Citizens walking, riding a bicycle, standing someplace. Corrupt government and police can too easily over X-RAY Citizens they deem undesirable.
by RR. Wolf
Friday Jan 13th, 2012 10:07 AM
Almost every week there are published news accounts of Police Corruption, e.g. Police taking bribes, aiding & smuggling illegal drugs, robbing drug-dealers and committing perjury. ALERT! Perjury by police and their informants may now pose the greatest threat to Americans’ Freedom due to Congress in December 2011 passing (NDAA) The National Defense Authorization ACT of 2012. Under (NDAA) Government does not need probable cause or corroborating evidence to Indefinitely Detain Americans without charges, no right to an attorney, trial or Habeas Corpus; Police that falsify reports and give perjured testimony can now cause innocent Americans to be swept off the street and indefinitely incarcerated for being a suspected terrorist or supporting Terrorism: Note no violent act is required to be charged with involvement in terrorism under (NDAA).

If that is not scary enough, Congress is now considering HR 3166 and S. 1698 also known as the “Enemy Expatriation Act” sponsored by Joe Lieberman (I-CT) and Charles Dent (R-PA) that would let Government Strip Your Citizenship Without a Conviction. Once an American’s Citizenship is stripped they have no rights whatsoever. To read article, search title: New Bill Known As Enemy Expatriation Act Would Allow Government To Strip Citizenship Without Conviction.

To read the full text of the bill, go here: http://www.govtrack.us/congress/billtext.xpd?bill=h112-3166

Currently there are several Multi-State Recall Petitions of Congressman that voted for The National Defense Authorization ACT of 2012.

Some observers believe NDAA included the vague term “Belligerent” in the manner it did, so U.S. Government would have authority granted by Congress to Indefinitely Detain large numbers of Americans not involved in terrorism. Under NDAA, U.S. Government can deem anyone a “Belligerent” for indefinite detention. The term “Belligerent” is so expansive and vague an American Citizen could be labeled a “Belligerent” for exercising First Amendment Rights—speaking out for or against any issue; protesting a U.S. Government Policy; agency or coalition Partner. It is foreseeable U.S. Government will threaten Americans with Indefinite Detention that refuse to act as informants. The East German Stasi Police used this method to create an army of neighborhood and other informants.

The passed (Defense Authorization Act of 2012) appears more threatening to Americans than (Hitler's FASCIST 1933 Discriminatory LAWS) that suspended provisions in the Reich Constitution that Protected German Citizens' Civil Liberties? For example—Hitler’s 1933 DISCRIMINATORY LAWS (stated fines and time limits) that German Citizens could be incarcerated for e.g., Serious Disturbance of the Peace, Provoking Public Unrest, Rioting; Acts that threatened National Security. In contrast Senators John McCain and Carl Levin’s passed National Defense Authorization Act of 2012—mandates holding Americans’ (Indefinitely) in Military Custody for being a mere “Belligerent."

Under the passed National Defense Authorization, could some Americans (Retroactively) be subject to Indefinite U.S. Military or Prison Detention without charges or right to an attorney or trial? Consider most American activists don’t know what other activists and groups they networked or associated did in the past—perhaps illegal. Both the National Authorization Act of 2012 and USA Patriot Act are expansive and vague—what constitutes (1) supporting or aiding terrorists, (2) a terrorist act; (3) when someone is a “Combatant” or (4) “a Belligerent.” For example, Americans advocating, attending or supporting a meeting or protest demonstration against a U.S. Government Agency; Policy or U.S. Military Action—could be charged with (1) (2) (3) and (4) under NDAA and the Patriot Act.

History Repeats: When other countries passed Police State Laws like The Defense Authorization Act of 2012, Citizens increasingly abstained from politically speaking out; visiting activist websites or writing comments that might be deemed inappropriate by their Police State Government, e.g. cause someone to lose their job; be investigated; disappeared and or detained in Police/Military Custody. Some writers might be dead-meat under NDAA. It appears that “Americans” who write on the Internet or verbally express an opinion against any entity of U.S. Government or its coalition partners—may under the Patriot Act or The Defense Authorization Act—be deemed by U.S. Government (someone likely to engage in, support or provoke violent acts or threaten National Security—to order an American writer’s indefinite military or prison detention.

Is NDAA Retroactive? Can U.S. Government invoke provisions of NDAA or the Patriot Act to assert a U.S. Citizen’s past or current writings (protected by the 1st Amendment) supported or aided terrorists, provoked combatants or belligerents as a premise to order an author’s Indefinite Detention? The Defense Authorization Act of 2012 did more than Chill Free Speech—it may FREEZE IT! Consider: In mid-January 2012 Homeland Security announced the National Operations Center (NOC) received permission from Washington to monitor journalists and retain data on users of social media and online networking platforms. Could this Homeland Security spying, tracking Americans result in Citizens abstaining from visiting and posting comments on websites? It is not clear why Homeland Security wants to track users of social media and online networking platforms. You may read, search title: Homeland Security Monitors Journalists 1-7-12 at:
http://rt.com/usa/news/homeland-security-journalists-monitoring-321/

It should be expected that indefinitely detained U.S. Citizens not involved in terrorism or hostile activities, not given Miranda Warnings when interrogated or allowed legal counsel; will also be prosecuted for non-terrorist (ordinary crimes) because of their (alleged admissions) while held in Indefinite Detention.