Well how about that, they even mention Posse Comitatus, I am shocked. Of course this is nothing to worry about. In fact, we should be happy! Yay the troops are coming home! Yay!
After being hardened in the desert, they bring them home to "Restore Order" in case of "Civil Unrest". I wonder what could cause that?
US Officially in a Recession.
Well, maybe the ongoing financial crisis? Maybe...
The Iraq War Troop Surge of 2007 that everyone was so opinionated about was 20,000 troops. NORTHCOM is deploying 20,000 active duty (I cannot stress that point enough) soldiers on US soil. Why is the Homeland getting a surge? Whats more, where is the outcry about this surge? Hmm? Anyone?
Yeah, that's what I thought.
The Washington Post article refers to Posse Comitatus in passing, in a sort of snide hipster way. "Oh that, yeah, that's like, a federal law, but its like, 120 years old or something man. Live in the now!"
When active duty military start being used for domestic law enforcement, is that undeclared martial law? Remember kids, "domestic counter-terrorism" is law enforement, its the mandate of the FBI.
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