THE MILITARY AGAINST CITIZENS

INSIDE THE RING: DIRECTIVE OUTLINES OBAMA’S POLICY TO USE THE MILITARY AGAINST CITIZENS

 
Inside the Ring: Directive outlines Obama’s policy to use the military against citizens

by BILL GERTZ | WASHINGTON TIMES | MAY 29, 2014

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A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans.

The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers.

The troubling aspect of the directive outlines presidential authority for the use of military arms and forces, including unarmed drones, in operations against domestic unrest.

“This appears to be the latest step in the administration’s decision to use force within the United States against its citizens,” said a defense official opposed to the directive.

Directive No. 3025.18, “Defense Support of Civil Authorities,” was issued Dec. 29, 2010, and states that U.S. commanders “are provided emergency authority under this directive.”

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Superman and the Mole Men

Forgotten Films

superman and the mole men 1There are two movie going experiences from my childhood that stick out more than any others. The first, of course, was going to see Star Wars when I was six years old. My father and I snuck out of the house to see it so my brother, two years younger, wouldn’t know we’d gone. The other was roughly a year later when we all went to see Superman. Like the posters said, we believed a man could fly! Richard Donner’s 1978 epic wasn’t the first appearance of the blue boy on the big screen, however. There had been the Fleischer cartoons and a serial, but his other feature film appearance had been the launch of the television series starring George Reeves. Later it was edited into a multi-part episode of the show, but when it appeared in theaters in 1951 it was known as Superman and the Mole Men

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Introducing ‘The Star Cinema Club’!!

We would like to announce the introduction of a new cinema club within EVE Estuary.

As part of this club we will be meeting to watch a movie at least once a month, either in the centre or at our local cinema. Afterwards we will discuss the movie, give it a rating and write a review on it. These reviews will then be uploaded onto this blog.

This club is linked with the visual and performing arts module. We will be looking at how a story and it’s characters are represented by the creators and actors, which will provide us with an insight into how we can create our own dramatical works in the future.

This club is also linked into our communications, independent living skills, literacy and computer skills modules.

We would like to thank and congratulate Louise Donnelly, Matthew Colgan and Kieran Morris for helping to design our…

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THE MILITARY AGAINST US

DIRECTIVE OUTLINES OBAMA’S POLICY TO USE THE MILITARY AGAINST CITIZENS

Outlines presidential authority for the use of military arms and forces, including unarmed drones, in operations against domestic unrest..
 
Directive Outlines Obama’s Policy To Use The Military Against Citizens

by WASHINGTON TIMES | MAY 28, 2014

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A 2010 Pentagon directive on military support to civilian authorities details what critics say is a troubling policy that envisions the Obama administration’s potential use of military force against Americans.

The directive contains noncontroversial provisions on support to civilian fire and emergency services, special events and the domestic use of the Army Corps of Engineers.

The troubling aspect of the directive outlines presidential authority for the use of military arms and forces, including unarmed drones, in operations against domestic unrest.

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