“In support of this harmful bill, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) explained that the bill will “basically say in law for the first time that the homeland is part of the battlefield” and people can be imprisoned without charge or trial “American citizen or not.” Another supporter, Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) also declared that the bill is needed because “America is part of the battlefield.”” …
“Part of an Ongoing Trend
“While this is shocking, it is not occurring in a vacuum. Indeed, it is part of a 30 year-long process of militarization inside our borders and a destruction of the American concepts of limited government and separation of powers.”
So what happened 30 years ago? The Reagan (or perhaps more accurately, the first Bush) administration. Reagan was widely reported to be drugged and absentminded after Bush family friend John Hinkley shot him 2 months after his inauguration in 1981. http://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1243&dat=19810331&id=pF0zAAAAIBAJ&sjid=EPcDAAAAIBAJ&pg=4273,846918
Meanwhile, with Kissinger running things at the state department:
Obama pursuing Bush’s foreign policy objectives:
Wayne Madsen’s revelations on Obama’s CIA connections:
and Alex Jones’ documentary on Obama:
It certainly does appear that we’re being herded off a cliff.
For some historical review of the ’80s era, be sure to view “Coverup: Behind the Iran Contra Affair” in the reference section.