PentaDon Grants Itself Magical Powers to Break the Law

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. …

Of course there’s nothing magical about brute force.  What’s magical is that they think they can simply break the law and pretend they’re enforcing it.  2+2 doesn’t equal 5 no matter how many guns you have.  This is the magical thinking of tyrants, not rational, legitimate, sustainable governments.

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