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Constitution Butchered in Winter of ‘04

http://www.infowars.com/articles/ps/constitution_butchered.htm

http://Infowars.com |  December 9, 2004 
alex jones


Never before in US history have the Congress and the President done so much to destroy the rights that make America America.


The New Freedom Initiative


In late November, the New Freedom Initiative passed Congress by a giant majority. This so-called conservative plan to force psychologically test every child in America whether they are public, private or home schooled dwarves anything that Stalin in Russia or the East German Stasi came up with regards to forced psychological testing of the population. The program even expands into pregnant women, who could, through the program, be forced to take psychotropic drugs that are known to cause birth defects in babies.


The guidelines for the New Freedom Initiative were written by the drug companies, and they have openly bragged that they will augment their doping of the American people from the current fifteen percent to fifty percent. That is, half of the people in America would be on mind-numbing drugs.


In polls, up to eighty percent were against the New Freedom Initiative. Congress just did not care. Neither did Bush – forced psychological testing is “conservative” after all.


Patriot Act II


On December 7 , 2004, a day that will live in infamy, the House of Representatives voted 336 to 75 to pass the US Intelligence Bill, otherwise known as the September 11 Bill. Contained in this bill are the dreaded Patriot Act II and provisions for a National ID card through the state driver's license.


The bill was over 3003 pages long and we encounter new horrors in it regularly as the text is read. The final version of the bill was only printed and issued to members of Congress an hour before they voted on it. How are you supposed to read 3003 pages in an hour?


This is the dismantling of America . The Police State is being set up all around us. Patriot Act I has been used in hundreds of cases against American people who have nothing to do with terrorism. This is all a pretext for a corrupt elite to dominate and enslave the American people.


The Good News


The government can claim that we are all their slaves. Just as, years ago, claims were made that black people were not human beings – claims that forced them to report back to their owner on the plantation – these government claims that would enslave us do not have to be recognized. When the Supreme Court ruled that blacks were not human beings, people simply ignored what it said. All throughout history unjust, criminal laws are resisted by the people.


The moral of the story is that the Constitution only points out our God-given rights. Even if they destroy the Constitution, these inherent, organic rights are still there. So, exercise your rights as free human beings. Even if we have a tyrannical government they still cannot remove the liberty from our hearts.


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Mental Health and World Citizenship

Dr. Dennis Cuddy | August 11 2004


In a recent article, I related that the Bush administration's Secretary of Education Rod Paige last October 3 declared that the U.S. is pleased to rejoin UNESCO where we could develop common strategies to prepare our children to become "citizens of the world."


Then on June 21 WorldNetDaily published "Life With Big Brother: Bush to screen population for mental illness" describing President Bush's "New Freedom Initiative" that would have every citizen receive a mental health screening. What one needs to guard against is the use of mental health to pursue world government.


The theme of the administration of President Woodrow Wilson was "The New Freedom" and it pursued the ideals of PHILIP DRU: ADMINISTRATOR, written in 1912 by President Wilson's chief adviser, Col. Edward M. House, who wrote of "socialism as dreamed of by Karl Marx." Education would be a primary vehicle for achieving the objective, and John Dewey, the father of progressive education, promoted socialism. He said the society or group is most important, and that independent individualists have a form of "insanity."


By the late 1940s, Dewey's progressive education was becoming dominant in American public schools. And in 1948 an International Congress on Mental Health was held in London with publication of a document "Mental Health and World Citizenship," declaring that "world citizenship can be widely extended among all peoples through the application of the principles of mental health." The Congress promoted the U.N. as the vehicle for promoting this objective, and UNESCO's director-general Sir Julian Huxley the same year wrote in UNESCO: ITS PURPOSE AND ITS PHILOSOPHY that "political unification in some sort of world government will be required."


The 1950s and 1960s saw the growing strength of Dewey's progressive educational philosophy and mental health advocacy, and in 1965 the Joint Commission on Mental Health of Children was established. In 1969, the Commission released its report, which stated: "As the home and church decline in influence...schools must begin to provide adequately for the emotional and moral development of children....The school...must assume a direct responsibility for the attitudes and values of child development. The child advocate, psychologist, social technician, and medical technician should all reach aggressively into the community, send workers out to children's homes, recreation facilities, and schools. They should assume full responsibility for all education, including pre-primary education."


In the 1970s, a representative of HEW (U.S. Department of Health, Education and Welfare) approached North Carolina Governor James B. Hunt, Jr. about developing a model for child health care around the nation. The N.C. Plan was called "Child Health Plan for Raising a New Generation," and included establishing a "health care home" for every child, stating "responsibilities belonging to child and family are required." The plan was released in 1979, the same year the N.C. State Health Plan was adopted, linking in two places religion with mental illness and mental retardation.


In the same year (1979), Bill Clinton (supported by Hillary Clinton) began Arkansas' Governor's School for the Gifted and Talented, modeled after the first Governor's School in the nation which was established in 1963 in N.C., was funded in part by the Carnegie Corporation, and was attended by the writer of this article. We were given various psychological tests which, I believe, looked at us as guinea pigs to be remoulded for the Brave New World of the future.


When Hillary Clinton became First Lady of the U.S. in 1993, she was in charge of a health care task force, about half the members of whom were connected with the Robert Wood Johnson (RWJ) Foundation. On the NBC "Today Show" (January 23, 1990), Dr. Michael Lewis of the New Jersey Robert Wood Johnson Medical School had claimed: "Lying is an important part of social life, and children who are unable to do it are children who may have developmental problems."


What Hillary Clinton's task force was proposing was basically socialized medicine. Hillary's friend, former N.C. Gov. Hunt, became director of RWJ's Mental Health Services for Youth program. And regarding a January 4-5, 1996 symposium in Frankfurt, KY, attended by attorney Kent Masterson Brown, the attorney said: "He (former Gov. Hunt) came to Governor Wallace Wilkinson in Kentucky and told him that RWJ would like Kentucky to become part of this mental health program for youth, and said we'll give you $100,000 to plan a program....That's what they do. I mean, you think that's just buying legislation. Well, it is."


The next year, early in 1997, former Gov. Hunt was chairman of the National Education Goals Panel (NEGP) and promoted the Early Childhood Public Engagement Campaign that actor Rob Reiner and others were starting, with the Carnegie Corporation once again playing a critical role (the Carnegie Institution in 1904 had financed the establishment of a biological experiment station related to eugenics at Cold Spring Harbor, NY). The NEGP indicated a desire for the creation of a nationalized system of child care from age zero based upon the principles of brain research (mental health). Roy Roemer, Governor of Colorado at the time, stated: "The ideal system would be...in every community or county you have an organizational structure that is responsible for the zero to 6, zero to 3 age level for the child....And then finally put in a hooker and say, 'Hey, you don't get any payments from state on their highways until you do this job.'"


It may be this same type of coercive tactic that is used to facilitate the current New Freedom Initiative. Mental health screenings may be attached to the current vaccines most children are required to receive to attend public schools. And for older people, they may be asked by insurance companies to "voluntarily" accept the screenings if they don't want their premiums to increase.


In 2001, President George W. Bush worked with U.S. Senator Ted Kennedy to pass the federal "No Child Left Behind" legislation, which includes provisions for expanding school-based mental health programs. This fits with the report of The New Freedom in Mental Health Commission, which stressed that "schools must be partners in the mental health care of our children."


Where is all this leading? In the third volume of Arthur Calhoun's A SOCIAL HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN FAMILY, published in 1919 and widely used as a social service textbook, one reads: "The new view is that the higher and more obligatory relation is to society rather than to the family; the family goes back to the age of savagery while the state belongs to the age of civilization. The modern individual is a world citizen, served by the world, and home interests can no longer be supreme....As soon as the new family, consisting of only the parents and the children, stood forth, society saw how many were unfit for parenthood and began to realize the need of community care....As familism weakens, society has to assume a larger parenthood. The school begins to assume responsibility for the functions thrust upon it....The kindergarten grows downward toward the cradle and there arises talk of neighborhood nurseries....Social centers replace the old time home chimney....The chlld passes more and more into the custody of community experts....In the new social order, extreme emphasis is sure to be placed upon eugenic procreation....It seems clear that at least in its early stages, socialism will mean an increased amount of social control....We may expect in the socialist commonwealth a system of public educational agencies that will begin with the nursery and follow the individual through life....Those persons that experience alarm at the thought of intrinsic changes in family institutions should remember that in the light of social evolution, nothing is right or valuable in itself."


Relevant to this, Clinton administration official Mary Jo Bane said almost 30 years ago that "in order to raise children with equality, we must take them away from families and communally raise them." (TULSA SUNDAY WORLD, August 21, 1977) And about that same time, HEW Executive Assistant Eddie Bernice Johnson (who would later become a Congresswoman from Texas) advocated the licensing of parents before they would be permitted to have children. Licensing of parents has also been proposed by Prof. Gene Stephens (THE FUTURIST, April 1981) and Dr. Jack Westman (LICENSING PARENTS, 1994).


Under the American socialism planned for our future, government will increasingly control our lives via mental health screening and education, among other means. Only if the American people resist these efforts as soon as possible will we be successful in thwarting the plans of the power elite. 



Bush to screen population for mental illness


Sweeping initiative links diagnoses to treatment with specific drugs 
Posted: June 21, 2004 
WorldNetDaily.com


President Bush plans to unveil next month a sweeping mental health initiative that recommends screening for every citizen and promotes the use of expensive antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs favored by supporters of the administration.

The New Freedom Initiative, according to a progress report , seeks to integrate mentally ill patients fully into the community by providing "services in the community, rather than institutions," the British Medical Journal reported.

Critics say the plan protects the profits of drug companies at the expense of the public.

The initiative began with Bush's launch in April 2002 of the New Freedom Commission on Mental Health, which conducted a "comprehensive study of the United States mental health service delivery system."

The panel found that "despite their prevalence, mental disorders often go undiagnosed" and recommended comprehensive mental health screening for "consumers of all ages," including preschool children.

The commission said, "Each year, young children are expelled from preschools and childcare facilities for severely disruptive behaviors and emotional disorders."

Schools, the panel concluded, are in a "key position" to screen the 52 million students and 6 million adults who work at the schools.

The commission recommended that the screening be linked with "treatment and supports," including "state-of-the-art treatments" using "specific medications for specific conditions."

The Texas Medication Algorithm Project, or TMAP, was held up by the panel as a "model" medication treatment plan that "illustrates an evidence-based practice that results in better consumer outcomes."

The TMAP -- started in 1995 as an alliance of individuals from the pharmaceutical industry, the University of Texas and the mental health and corrections systems of Texas -- also was praised by the American Psychiatric Association, which called for increased funding to implement the overall plan.

But the Texas project sparked controversy when a Pennsylvania government employee revealed state officials with influence over the plan had received money and perks from drug companies who stand to gain from it.

Allen Jones, an employee of the Pennsylvania Office of the Inspector General says in his whistleblower report the "political/pharmaceutical alliance" that developed the Texas project, which promotes the use of newer, more expensive antidepressants and antipsychotic drugs, was behind the recommendations of the New Freedom Commission, which were "poised to consolidate the TMAP effort into a comprehensive national policy to treat mental illness with expensive, patented medications of questionable benefit and deadly side effects, and to force private insurers to pick up more of the tab."

Jones points out, according to the British Medical Journal, companies that helped start the Texas project are major contributors to Bush's election funds. Also, some members of the New Freedom Commission have served on advisory boards for these same companies, while others have direct ties to TMAP.

Eli Lilly, manufacturer of olanzapine, one of the drugs recommended in the plan, has multiple ties to the Bush administration, BMJ says. The elder President Bush was a member of Lilly's board of directors and President Bush appointed Lilly's chief executive officer, Sidney Taurel, to the Homeland Security Council.

Of Lilly's $1.6 million in political contributions in 2000, 82 percent went to Bush and the Republican Party.

Another critic, Robert Whitaker, journalist and author of "Mad in America," told the British Medical Journal that while increased screening "may seem defensible," it could also be seen as "fishing for customers."

Exorbitant spending on new drugs "robs from other forms of care such as job training and shelter program," he said.

However, a developer of the Texas project, Dr. Graham Emslie, defends screening.

"There are good data showing that if you identify kids at an earlier age who are aggressive, you can intervene ... and change their trajectory."


Mandatory mental health screening program would dose pregnant women with prescription drugs that cause birth defects


News Target | December 2, 2004


Bureaucrats in Chicago are currently discussing a proposal to require the mental health screening of all pregnant women and children up to the age of 18 years old. The purported mission of the program is to protect the health of the public by diagnosing mental disorders before they become full blown problems -- but in reality, as we've seen from similar programs in the past, the real mission is to diagnose people with fictitious brain diseases and behavioral disorders, then dose them with highly toxic prescription drugs that not only generate profits for pharmaceutical companies, but also for the psychiatrists who prescribe them.


What's especially frightening about this program is that it may include the dosing of pregnant women with prescription drugs that we now know increase the risk of birth defects. We also know from clinical trials and experiments involving mice that children who grow up on antidepressant drugs have a much higher risk of being depressed as adults whether or not they continue taking those drugs.


In other words, it's not enough that as a nation we misdiagnose childhood hyperactivity caused by sugar consumption as being a brain chemistry imbalance and then dose all those children with Ritalin, it seems that we also want to start dosing pregnant women as well. Who's next? Are we going to dose all men under the age of 30? Are we going to require the mental health screening of all elderly people, and start dosing everyone over the age of 65 with brain altering drugs too?


There seems to be no limit to how far the highly corrupt psychiatry community and prescription drug companies will carry this to exert control over the population and generate obscene profits. And the truth is that anyone can be diagnosed with a mental disorder given sufficient creativity on the part of the psychiatrists. If a person is too creative and excited, they have Attention Deficit Disorder. If they're not creative enough, they have a reading disorder. And if they get nervous while being observed by the psychiatrist, they obviously have a social anxiety disorder. See? It doesn't take much to invent behavioral disorders and then come up with fraudulently marketed drugs that claim to mask symptoms of those disorders.


Welcome to Insane USA, where the mission of the pharmaceutical industry seems to be: let's put as many people as possible on as many brain altering drugs as possible. And, if you've noticed, the whole idea of diagnosing disease has shifted over the last ten years from diseases that had measurable symptoms (such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure or cancer tumors) to diseases that are largely subjective and have no objective definition.


There is no definition of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) that can be confirmed by a lab test. It is a completely fictitious disease that has literally no verifiable biochemistry or physiology. It's simply a matter of one psychiatrist walking in, pointing at a child and saying "Oh, he has a disorder -- let's put him on drugs!" And ignorant parents tend to go right along with it because they haven't done the math on drugs, and they're not aware of the dangerous side effects of these toxic prescriptions.


What we really need in this country are laws that ban dosing children with mind-altering drugs. If anything, our children need to be set free from the chemical prisons erected by psychiatrists, over-zealous school administrators and, of course, pharmaceutical companies


Two Out of Three Foster Children in Texas on Psychotropic Medication


WOAI | November 11, 2004


Why would a child as young as 3 ever be on mind-altering drugs? For the past eight months, the News 4 WOAI Trouble Shooters have poured through reams of state documents and discovered thousands of foster kids appear to be on powerful psychotropic drugs. Many of these children are barely in kindergarten. Some are mere toddlers.

"We didn't even know he was in the hospital until he called us from Laurel Ridge himself," a woman we'll refer to as "Magdalana" tells us. We're disguising her name in order to protect the identity of her six year old grandson she's referring to.

She says he was confined to a psychiatric hospital following a temper tantrum when he called his grandmother for help.

"I mean he was like," Magdalana describes, "maybe you could say he looked more like a zombie."

News 4 WOAI Trouble Shooter Tanji Patton asks, "How could you tell by looking at him that he was on medication?" Magdalana answers, "His attitude, his eyes, his way of speech. All that."

Magdalana says a nurse confirmed her fears. Her grandchild was on 2 different psychotropic or mind-altering drugs, plus benadryl to help him sleep. As it turns out, Magdalana's grandchild isn't alone.

A sampling of state records released by the State Comptroller's office shows two out of three foster kids in texas appear to be on psychotropic meds. The Medicaid prescription records are from November of last year and show that many kids are taking two or more of these drugs.

At the risk of losing her job, a Child Protective Services worker spoke to the Trouble Shooters following a hearing by State Rep. Carlos Uresti last month. She talked about one child on 17 different medications. That's right. Seventeen!

"I think he had three to four psychotropic medications in addition to the Depakote, in addition to Zoloft, in addition to Trazadone to help him sleep." Some of these drugs the FDA states are not even safe for kids. "He did need medications," she continues, "But I had concerns about how could this child require 17 different medications."

What's perhaps even more alarming, child advocates say, are the ages of the kids. The Trouble Shooters obtained a never before released study that tracks the ages of the foster kids on these drugs during a one month period of time. At least 300 of these children are under the age of 7.

Tanji Patton recently asked the President and CEO of the Children's Shelter in San Antonio, Jack Downey, "How big a problem do you think this is?"

Downey says, "I think it's far larger than you or I or anyone else suspects." This longtime advocate for children says his heart aches when he talks about the cases. He shared the story of one family he remembers in particular.

"We had a wonderful family of 5 boys," Downey recalls, "If they walked in right now you'd love them to death." The oldest was ten. The youngest was 3.

"We were directed by the state to take the boys to a psychiatrist," Downey says. "We did and they all came back on three meds...those boys no more needed meds than I did."

Patton asks, "Every child?" Downey replies, "Every child." So, why would a three year old need to be on psychotropic medications? "I have no idea. He was just the jolliest little kid," Downey tells us.

Who is prescribing these meds? You would think psychiatrists, right? Well, after pouring through thousands of documents, the News 4 WOAI Trouble Shooters found that's not always the case. Many are family practitioners.

State records show one of the biggest prescribers in San Antonio is a radiologist. Sure it's legal, but what does a radiologist know about a child's mental health?

The Trouble Shooters also found some of these doctors have documented drug problems of their own. One case is Dr. Charles Sargent, a San Antonio psychiatrist. He's listed as one of the state's top prescribers of antidepressants to kids on Medicaid. The records we obtained show he also prescribes stimulants and powerful antipsychotics.

The Texas State Board of Medical Examiners put Dr. Sargent on probation in recent months because state records show he was busted for prescribing narcotics to himself, his girlfriend and her son. As part of his probation, he must submit to random drug testing.

He declined our request for an on-camera interview, but told me by phone the anti-depressant he prescribes is one that does have FDA approval for kids. He did not return our call questioning his suspension with the state medical board.

Another doctor who shows up as a frequent prescriber on state records is Dr. Benny Fernandez, the medical director at Laurel Ridge Psychiatric Hospital. Dr. Fernandez says his practice is primarily treating foster kids. He says psychotropics are necessary for a lot of these kids.

"I think the way we are moving now is using them as a last resort if we can," Dr. Fernandez tells Tanji Patton. Patton asks, "When you see more than 60% in one month period, that was looked at on medications, do you think it's being used as a last resort?"

Dr. Fernandez replies, "Well, those numbers seem a little bit high." When asked if he thought too many kids have been put on these medications, he says, "I wish those numbers would go down and that's what we need to focus our energy and efforts in making sure that the medications, when they are used, are used appropriately and there's a careful diagnostic evaluation."

That's not what many of the former foster kids i spoke to say happened to them. Chris Brown says "I was on a number of different medications." Marie Garcia even recalls some of the pills she took, "Zoloft, Paxil, Wellbutrin, Depakote."

Ken Coleman goes as far as to say, "I was on 7 different medications at once."

While Texas is just beginning to deal with this controversy, we headed to a state that began tackling the issue years ago. Child advocates in Florida have been trying to get laws passed to protect children from being over medicated. So far, they haven't been successful. They blame the doctors and pharmaceutical companies who've lobbied against them.

"We don't deal with the problems these kids have. We give them a pill," says Dr. Tony Appel, a neuropsychologist or brain specialist who was one of the expert child advocates in Florida we went to for help. We showed her the records we uncovered here in Texas.

Tanji Patton asks, "Does it look like the kids are being treated for behavior control or mental illness?"

Dr. Tony Appel replies, "I don't think they're treating mental illness. Not in these kids."

Tanji says, "Psychiatrists and people on the other side will say 'these are sick kids. I mean these are kids who've been sexually abused..they need medication.'"

Dr. Tony Appel explains, "Being sexually abused makes you a victim. It doesn't make you sick."

So, what does she think these drugs are doing to these kids? "We're taking away their future. We're taking away their ability to relate to people; trust, love caring, ability to put yourself in the other person's shoes and see how they see you. We take all that away from these children. We blunt their emotion."

Most experts we talked to agree that some children absolutely need medication, but all say Child Protective Service, doctors and caregivers need to be more careful when deciding whether to use those medications.

Comptroller Carroll Keeton Strayhorn first brought this issue to the attention of state authorities this spring.

We asked to speak to Governor Perry about the controversy but a spokesman declined, saying the state is investigating CPS as a whole and cannot comment until the investigation is completed.


Secret Patriot Act II to give Hitler's Powers to Bush

Alex Jones | 2003

Congressman Ron Paul (R-Tex) told the Washington Times 
that no member of Congress was allowed to read the 
first Patriot Act that was passed by the House on 
October 27, 2001. The first Patriot Act was 
universally decried by civil libertarians and 
Constitutional SECRET PATscholars from across the 
political spectrum. William Safire, while writing for 
the New York Times, described the first Patriot Act's 
powers by saying that President Bush was seizing 
dictatorial control.


On February 7, 2003 the Center for Public Integrity, a 
non-partisan public interest think-tank in DC, 
revealed the full text of the Domestic Security 
Enhancement Act of 2003. The classified document had 
been leaked to them by an unnamed source inside the 
Federal government. The document consisted of a 
33-page section by section analysis of the 
accompanying 87-page bill.


The Patriot Act II bill itself is stamped 
"Confidential -Not for Distribution." Upon reading the 
analysis and bill, I was stunned by the scientifically 
crafted tyranny contained in the legislation. The 
Justice Department Office of Legislative Affairs 
admits that they had indeed covertly transmitted a 
copy of the legislation to Speaker of the House Dennis 
Hastert, (R-Il) and the Vice President of the United 
States, Dick Cheney as well as the executive heads of 
federal law enforcement agencies.


It is important to note that no member of Congress was 
allowed to see the first Patriot Act before its 
passage, and that no debate was tolerated by the House 
and Senate leadership. The intentions of the White 
House and Speaker Hastert concerning Patriot Act II 
appear to be a carbon copy replay of the events that 
led to the unprecedented passage of the first Patriot 
Act.


There are two glaring areas that need to be looked at 
concerning this new legislation:


1. The secretive tactics being used by the White House 
and Speaker Hastert to keep even the existence of this 
legislation secret would be more at home in Communist 
China than in the United States. The fact that Dick 
Cheney publicly managed the steamroller passage of the 
first Patriot Act, insuring that no one was allowed to 
read it and publicly threatening members of Congress 
that if they didn?t vote in favor of it that they 
would be blamed for the next terrorist attack, is by 
the White House?' own definition terrorism. The move 
to clandestinely craft and then bully passage of any 
legislation by the Executive Branch is clearly an 
impeachable offence.


2. The second Patriot Act is a mirror image of powers 
that Julius Caesar and Adolf Hitler gave themselves. 
Whereas the First Patriot Act only gutted the First, 
Third, Fourth and Fifth Amendments, and seriously 
damaged the Seventh and the Tenth, the Second Patriot 
Act reorganizes the entire Federal government as well 
as many areas of state government under the 
dictatorial control of the Justice Department, the 
Office of Homeland Security and the FEMA NORTHCOM 
military command. The Domestic Security Enhancement 
Act 2003, also known as the Second Patriot Act is by 
its very structure the definition of dictatorship.


I challenge all Americans to study the new Patriot Act 
and to compare it to the Constitution, Bill of Rights 
and Declaration of Independence. Ninety percent of the 
act has nothing to do with terrorism and is instead a 
giant Federal power-grab with tentacles reaching into 
every facet of our society. It strips American 
citizens of all of their rights and grants the 
government and its private agents total immunity.


Here is a quick thumbnail sketch of just some of the 
draconian measures encapsulated within this tyrannical 
legislation:


SECTION 501 (Expatriation of Terrorists) expands the 
Bush administration'?s enemy combatant definition to 
all American citizens who may have violated any 
provision of Section 802 of the first Patriot Act. 
(Section 802 is the new definition of domestic 
terrorism, and the definition is any action that 
endangers human life that is a violation of any 
Federal or State law. ) Section 501 of the second 
Patriot Act directly connects to Section 125 of the 
same act. The Justice Department boldly claims that 
the incredibly broad Section 802 of the First USA 
Patriot Act isn?t broad enough and that a new, 
unlimited definition of terrorism is needed.


Under Section 501 a US citizen engaging in lawful 
activities can be grabbed off the street and thrown 
into a van never to be seen again. The Justice 
Department states that they can do this because the 
person had inferred from conduct that they were not a 
US citizen. Remember Section 802 of the First USA 
Patriot Act states that any violation of Federal or 
State law can result in the enemy combatant terrorist 
designation.


SECTION 201 of the second Patriot Act makes it a 
criminal act for any member of the government or any 
citizen to release any information concerning the 
incarceration or whereabouts of detainees. It also 
states that law enforcement does not even have to tell 
the press who they have arrested and they never have 
to release the names.


SECTION 301 and 306 (Terrorist Identification 
Database) set up a national database of suspected 
terrorists and radically expand the database to 
include anyone associated with suspected terrorist 
groups and anyone involved in crimes or having 
supported any group designated as terrorist. These 
sections also set up a national DNA database for 
anyone on probation or who has been on probation for 
any crime, and orders State governments to collect the 
DNA for the Federal government.


SECTION 312 gives immunity to law enforcement engaging 
in spying operations against the American people and 
would place substantial restrictions on court 
injunctions against Federal violations of civil rights 
across the board.


SECTION 101 will designate individual terrorists as 
foreign powers and again strip them of all rights 
under the enemy combatant designation.


SECTION 102 states clearly that any information 
gathering, regardless of whether or not those 
activities are illegal, can be considered to be 
clandestine intelligence activities for a foreign 
power. This makes news gathering illegal.


SECTION 103 allows the Federal government to use 
wartime martial law powers domestically and 
internationally without Congress declaring that a 
state of war exists.


SECTION 106 is bone-chilling in its 
straightforwardness. It states that broad general 
warrants by the secret FSIA court (a panel of secret 
judges set up in a star chamber system that convenes 
in an undisclosed location) granted under the first 
Patriot Act are not good enough. It states that 
government agents must be given immunity for carrying 
out searches with no prior court approval. This 
section throws out the entire Fourth Amendment against 
unreasonable searches and seizures.


SECTION 109 allows secret star chamber courts to issue 
contempt charges against any individual or corporation 
who refuses to incriminate themselves or others. This 
sections annihilate the last vestiges of the Fifth 
Amendment.


SECTION 110 restates that key police state clauses in 
the first Patriot Act were not sunsetted and removes 
the five year sunset clause from other subsections of 
the first Patriot Act. After all, the media has told 
us: this is the New America. Get used to it. This is 
forever.


SECTION 111 expands the definition of the enemy 
combatant designation.


SECTION 122 restates the government?s newly announced 
power of surveillance without a court order.


SECTION 123 restates that the government no longer 
needs warrants and that the investigations can be a 
giant dragnet-style sweep described in press reports 
about the Total Information Awareness Network. One 
passage reads, thus the focus of domestic surveillance 
may be less precise than that directed against more 
conventional types of crime.


SECTION 126 grants the government the right to mine 
the entire spectrum of public and private sector 
information from bank records to educational and 
medical records. This is the enacting law to allow 
ECHELON and the Total Information Awareness Network to 
totally break down any and all walls of privacy.


The government states that they must look at 
everything to determine if individuals or groups might 
have a connection to terrorist groups. As you can now 
see, you are guilty until proven innocent.


SECTION 127 allows the government to takeover 
coroners? and medical examiners operations whenever 
they see fit.


SECTION 128 allows the Federal government to place gag 
orders on Federal and State Grand Juries and to take 
over the proceedings. It also disallows individuals or 
organizations to even try to quash a Federal subpoena. 
So now defending yourself will be a terrorist action.


SECTION 129 destroys any remaining whistleblower 
protection for Federal agents.


SECTION 202 allows corporations to keep secret their 
activities with toxic biological, chemical or 
radiological materials.


SECTION 205 allows top Federal officials to keep all 
their financial dealings secret, and anyone 
investigating them can be considered a terrorist. This 
should be very useful for Dick Cheney to stop anyone 
investigating Haliburton.


SECTION 303 sets up national DNA database of suspected 
terrorists. The database will also be used to stop 
other unlawful activities. It will share the 
information with state, local and foreign agencies for 
the same purposes.


SECTION 311 federalizes your local police department 
in the area of information sharing.


SECTION 313 provides liability protection for 
businesses, especially big businesses that spy on 
their customers for Homeland Security, violating their 
privacy agreements. It goes on to say that these are 
all preventative measures â?? has anyone seen Minority 
Report? This is the access hub for the Total 
Information Awareness Network.


SECTION 321 authorizes foreign governments to spy on 
the American people and to share information with 
foreign governments.


SECTION 322 removes Congress from the extradition 
process and allows officers of the Homeland Security 
complex to extradite American citizens anywhere they 
wish. It also allows Homeland Security to secretly 
take individuals out of foreign countries.


SECTION 402 is titled Providing Material Support to 
Terrorism. The section reads that there is no 
requirement to show that the individual even had the 
intent to aid terrorists.


SECTION 403 expands the definition of weapons of mass 
destruction to include any activity that affects 
interstate or foreign commerce.


SECTION 404 makes it a crime for a terrorist or other 
criminals to use encryption in the commission of a 
crime.


SECTION 408 creates lifetime parole (basically, 
slavery) for a whole host of crimes.


SECTION 410 creates no statute of limitations for 
anyone that engages in terrorist actions or supports 
terrorists. Remember: any crime is now considered 
terrorism under the first Patriot Act.


SECTION 411 expands crimes that are punishable by 
death. Again, they point to Section 802 of the first 
Patriot Act and state that any terrorist act or 
support of terrorist act can result in the death 
penalty.


SECTION 421 increases penalties for terrorist 
financing. This section states that any type of 
financial activity connected to terrorism will result 
to time in prison and $10-50,000 fines per violation.


SECTIONS 427 sets up asset forfeiture provisions for 
anyone engaging in terrorist activities.


There are many other sections that I did not cover in 
the interest of time. The American people were shocked 
by the despotic nature of the first Patriot Act. The 
second Patriot Act dwarfs all police state legislation 
in modern world history.


Usually, corrupt governments allow their citizens lots 
of wonderful rights on paper, while carrying out their 
jackbooted oppression covertly. From snatch and grab 
operations to warantless searches, Patriot Act II is 
an Adolf Hitler wish list.


You can understand why President Bush, Dick Cheney and 
Dennis Hastert want to keep this legislation secret 
not just from Congress, but the American people as 
well. Bill Allison, Managing Editor of the Center for 
Public Integrity, the group that broke this story, 
stated on my radio show that it was obvious that they 
were just waiting for another terrorist attack to 
opportunistically get this new bill through. He then 
shocked me with an insightful comment about how the 
Federal government was crafting this so that they 
could go after the American people in general. He also 
agreed that the FBI has been quietly demonizing 
patriots and Christians and those who carry around 
pocket Constitutions.


I have produced two documentary films and written a 
book about what really happened on September 11th. The 
bottom line is this: the military-industrial complex 
carried the attacks out as a pretext for control. 
Anyone who doubts this just hasn?t looked at the 
mountains of hard evidence.


Of course, the current group of white collar criminals 
in the White House might not care that we?'re finding 
out the details of their next phase. Because, after 
all, when smallpox gets released, or more buildings 
start blowing up, the President can stand up there at 
his lectern suppressing a smirk, squeeze out a tear or 
two, and tell us that See I was right. I had to take 
away your rights to keep you safe. And now it?s your 
fault that all of these children are dead. From that 
point on, anyone who criticizes tyranny will be 
shouted down by the paid talking head government 
mouthpieces in the mainstream media.


You have to admit, it?s a beautiful script. 
Unfortunately, it?s being played out in the real 
world. If we don?t get the word out that government is 
using terror to control our lives while doing nothing 
to stop the terrorists, we will deserve what we get - 
tyranny. But our children won?t deserve it.
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