by: Marti Oakley (c)coyright 2010 All Rights Reserved

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What is a “Belligerent”?  According to the online free dictionary it is one who is:

1. Inclined or eager to fight; hostile or aggressive.

2. Of, pertaining to, or engaged in warfare.

n.One that is hostile or aggressive, especially one that is engaged in war.

Black’s Law 8th Edition,Pg. 164, says only that it is a country involved in a war or other international armed conflict. 

Obviously, this bill authored by McCain and Lieberman is a declaration of war against the people of the (50) sovereign yet united, states. 

It would appear that the corporate United States is in fact an Enemy Belligerent, having waged multiple undeclared wars of aggression against non-threatening countries and now openly has declared war against the American public under this bill. 

Senators McCain and Lieberman seem to have turned their attention to constructing the means by which legal US citizens can be detained, interrogated and tortured.  It would also allow the indefinite detention of any individual anywhere in the world for any reason or no reason.  This must be the facilitating act to support Obama’s “Prolonged Detention Programs” where US citizens can be indefinitely detained for crimes they never committed……but the government via some lunatic in some office hidden deep in the White house decides needs re-education because they voiced their dissent about egregious government policies. 

Read S. 3081 here:   The Enemy Belligerents Act  You can do this.  Its only about 12 pages and is written in such a way as to make sure everyone can understand they are a potential “unprivilged enemy belligerent”….so sit down and shut up!

Here’s a little of what is in store for all you foolish dissenters if you don’t fall in line with federal mandates:

Under title (3) Designations (b)interrogations:

1)     INTERROGATIONS TO BE CONDUCTED BY HIGH-VALUE DETAINEE INTERROGATION GROUP- A high-value detainee interrogation group established under this section shall conduct the interrogations of each high-value detainee.

What evidence?  We don’t need no stinkin’ evidence!

So who might those “high-value-detainees” be?  Why anyone the president and the CIA or military decide is of interest.  The bill goes on to say that anyone kidnapped and detained under the provisions of this bill will be considered high value.  No charges necessary, no evidence need be compiled.  No lawyer need be provided and no one has to be informed about your whereabouts. 

It doesn’t take an idiot to realize this section is devoted to creating a ring of torture experts whose sole job would be to elicit confessions to crimes most likely never committed by individuals most likely kidnapped from their homes.  The School of the America’s.. that premiere facility where the military and CIA teach psychopaths how to conduct torture more efficiently, must be giddy with the prospect of this bill passing. 

Kiss your constitutional rights goodbye

(3) INAPPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN STATEMENT AND RIGHTS- A individual who is suspected of being an unprivileged enemy belligerent shall not, during interrogation under this subsection, be provided the statement required by Miranda v. Arizona (384 U.S. 436 (1966)) or otherwise be informed of any rights that the individual may or may not have to counsel or to remain silent consistent with Miranda v. Arizona.

Further into the bill is this section:

SEC. 5. DETENTION WITHOUT TRIAL OF UNPRIVILEGED ENEMY BELLIGERENTS.

An individual, including a citizen of the United States,(emphasis mine)determined to be an unprivileged enemy belligerent under section 3(c)(2) in a manner which satisfies Article 5 of the Geneva Convention Relative to the Treatment of Prisoners of War may be detained without criminal charges and without trial for the duration of hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners in which the individual has engaged, or which the individual has purposely and materially supported, consistent with the law of war and any authorization for the use of military force provided by Congress pertaining to such hostilities.

Attack of the Grumpy Old Men

Senators McCain and Lieberman need to be run out of the District of Criminals on a rail. This bill is clearly an assault on the people of the sovereign and United States.  It is a criminal attack on individual rights and liberties by two old men who have long since ceased to be of any value not only to their respective states, but to the country at large. 

When considering the bills submitted by these two senators in the recent past, and the obvious willingness by each of them to support or promote the federal governments war against the American people, one can only conclude that either of them will say or do anything to endear themselves to higher ups in the hopes of maintaining any position in the dictatorship they are hoping to help formalize. 

Personally, I believe each of their pictures should be prominent on the walls of every post office in the united States right along with other enemies of the United States.  At the same time, is there any one of us who does not realize that it is futile to contact your senators or representatives?  Maybe you didn’t get the memo….they don’t think they work for you.  If this bill is any indicator…..they don’t.