Monday, October 15, 2012

Non-Violent Collective Action Needed Against Tyranny

Going Bankrupt On Planet Earth

By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch
14 October 12

 [Excerpted] Do today's foreign policy challenges mean that it's time to retire the Constitution?
...Starting on September 12, 2001, however, challenges, threats, and risks abroad have been used to justify abandoning core beliefs enshrined in the Bill of Rights. That bill, we are told, can't accommodate terror threats to the Homeland. Absent the third rail of the Second Amendment and gun ownership (politicians touch it and die), nearly every other key amendment has since been trodden upon.

The First Amendment was sacrificed to silence whistleblowers and journalists. The Fourth and Fifth Amendments were ignored to spy on Americans at home and kill them with drones abroad. (September 30th was the one-year anniversary of the Obama administration's first acknowledged murder without due process of an American -- and later his teenaged son -- abroad. The U.S. has similarly killed two other Americans abroad via drone, albeit "by accident.")...

MAJIA HERE: Time to promote NON VIOLENT COLLECTIVE ACTION to fight the tyranny of a ruling oligarchy composed of corporate elites and corrupt government officials....

1 comment:

  1. Indeed while reading through the Constitution and Bill or Rights, as is my July 4th habit, it was obvious that almost every Right has been smashed and thrown in the mud. This is criminal action. The main contract under which I have committed my lifes actions has been broken. eff them


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