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What Did We Learn From This Election? We Learned We Have No Choice.

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" Seizure of citizens as "enemy combatants."

" Massive secret wiretaps in violation of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA), later made legal by Obama and Congress.

" Issuance of secret administrative warrants for all kinds of records under the Patriot Act.

" Suppression of Muslim charities.

" Secret "sneak and peek" searches under the Patriot Act.

" Classification of most government records. A reversal of the idea that government should be transparent, but people's lives private.

" Legitimization of torture. (Obama said he made torture illegal -- it already was, even when Bush authorized it. Those who authorized and carried it out must be indicted and tried. Obama doesn't want to touch that possibility.)

" Special rendition (outsourcing torture, which Obama still upholds).

" Establishment of private military contractors like the mercenaries of Blackwater.

" Assertion of Executive supremacy through "signing statements."

" Doctrine of "Unitary Executive," elevating the Executive Branch above Congress and the Judiciary.

" The 2007 John Warner National Defense Act, which allows the President to deploy the National Guard of one state into another state without the permission of either governor.

" The contracting for $385 million with Kellogg, Brown, and Root, a subsidiary of Halliburton, for the construction of a detention camp meant not just for immigrants.

" The introduction of military commissions to try criminal cases.

" The assertion of the state secrets privilege to protect the government from lawsuits by victims of torture and government abuse. http://www.solidarity-us.org/site/node/2675.

Yes friends, this comes from a socialist website, but please don't discount the facts, and the Socialists are the only ones that are telling you the truth. Don't sit there and take in the crap the Republicans and Democrats are selling you. It just doesn't add up. Where was the discussion of these actions by the Federal Government? Are these just issues that "terrorists" should be wary of? Remember that the Fed's branded an OWS movement a "terrorist organization". Where was the discussion on that? There was no discussion because there was no disagreement on how to deal with OWS.

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Former Chairman of the Liberal Party of America, Tim is a retired Army Sergeant. He currently lives in South Carolina. A regular contributor to OpEdNews, he is the author of Kimchee Days (or Stoned Cold Warriors). Tim's political book, "From (more...)
 
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Determination and courage from the progressive mov... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 7:35:41 AM
We also learned (actually that was cemented) that ... by Sister Begonia on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:12:12 AM
We have no choice. Like you, I boycotted this elec... by Swamper Tom on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 11:06:22 AM
No I couldn't vote for him in either election, I j... by Swamper Tom on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 11:10:34 AM
to London and the banksters.  I just pointed ... by Mark Adams JD/MBA on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:27:18 PM
Without a doubt, we in America need a third party ... by michael payne on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:01:07 PM
is to take back the public airwaves from corporate... by intotheabyss on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 6:29:05 PM
OWS is a start. Getting involved on the street and... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 12:28:41 PM
And certainly a progressive party would be a plus.... by Swamper Tom on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:12:32 PM
Fact is, We all know what happened. You are not al... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:18:10 PM
I know you are too, and yes I am willing to die to... by Swamper Tom on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 2:15:24 PM
Maybe we will deserve to see everything our forefa... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 3:30:33 PM
How people are so willing to "keep on keepin on" t... by Kim Cassidy on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:00:03 PM
I am with you and I do what I do for the sake of m... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:47:25 PM
Tim:What I'm talking about is something much bigge... by michael payne on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:17:22 PM
I sulked for the last two months with the same que... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 1:26:37 PM
President Theodore Roosevelt was a scoundrel. This... by Gary Kutcher on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 9:19:45 PM
I'm not commending the man, but he did the will of... by Timothy Gatto on Sunday, Nov 11, 2012 at 10:38:18 PM
Funny but the federal reserve coming up for renewa... by Poor old Dirt farmer on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 9:48:36 AM
The hundred year charter of the federal reserve co... by Swamper Tom on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 10:55:53 AM
You're right. It's time.... by Timothy Gatto on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:14:23 PM
Yes, I think the timing is right for a peaceful re... by Swamper Tom on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 1:37:54 PM
About what we need... And about how unlikely it is... by Kim Cassidy on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 2:37:29 PM
I wish I had a clue how to fix it. I know what nee... by Swamper Tom on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 6:34:42 PM
for third parties, we could have found the answer ... by Daniel Geery on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 12:23:02 PM
Thank You Daniel, I'm still trying.... by Timothy Gatto on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 2:02:06 PM
but we can't. There is just not enough time, circu... by Swamper Tom on Monday, Nov 12, 2012 at 7:50:39 PM