Skip to comments.U.S. Should Consider Giving Military Arrest Powers, Ridge Says
Posted on 07/21/2002 9:38:40 AM PDT by GeneDEdited on 07/19/2004 2:10:08 PM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]
Washington, July 21 (Bloomberg) -- The government should consider reversing a more than a century of tradition and law to give the military authority to make arrests and fire their weapons on U.S. soil in the event of a terrorist attack, Homeland Security Director Tom Ridge said.
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Most of the criticisms of Bush are based on his departure from conservative principles.
I will critisize ANY politician who does not defend our Rights and support the Constitution.
What, no papers? You must have a weapon of mass destruction. Under the provisions of the Domestic Military for Peace Posse Commitatus Act of 2002, you are hearby sentenced to death by firing squad.
Trial? Evidence? Due Process? Appeal? You must be joking Citizen. Haven't you read the Patriot Act of 2001? Any last requests, Citizen?
A cigarette? Sorry, Citizen, that would be bad for your health.
Ready, aim, FIRE!
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