fix articles 56293, fort bliss
Bush administration claims U.S. military can police American citizens (tags)
The Bush administration indicates that the President is authorized by the Constitution and Title 10 (10 USC 331–334) to suppress insurrections, rebellions, and domestic violence.
Homeland Security now spying on Americans (tags)
There are real questions being asked, do these spies in the sky surveillance systems comply with privacy laws and doesn’t violate the Posse Comitatus Act? The 1878 law prohibits the military from playing a role in domestic law enforcement. Since the 1990s however, Posse Comitatus has been eroded significantly by both Democratic and Republican administrations, primarily in the areas of "drug interdiction," "border security" as well as "Continuity of Government" planning by U.S. Northern Command (NORTHCOM).
More El Paso gang members arrested for violent crimes (tags)
Many of the U.S street gangs are believed acting as enforcers for the Mexican drug cartels and their Mexican gang surrogates.Many government and other investigators believe there is gang members in the army and some who are active in El Paso are stationed at Ft. Bliss and are involved extensively in narcotics-trafficking activity, murders on both sides of the U.S. Mexican border, and are operating with other gang members in El Paso and drug cartels and their gangs in Juarez Mexico.
Why not a Warning for Mexico travel or at least an up-grade to the existing alert? (tags)
Dozens of U.S. citizens have been kidnapped, held hostage and killed by their captors in Mexico and many cases remain unsolved. Moreover, new cases of disappearances and kidnap-for-ransom continue to be reported
U.S. Command Denies Military Task Force Exists (tags)
NORTHCOM was established following the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, to provide for the defense of the United States and to provide military support to civil authorities when requested by the president or secretary of defense. NORTHCOM also is responsible for overseeing military responses to natural and man-made disasters,such as hurricanes and incidents involving weapons of mass destruction within the United States borders.
U.S. Military Being Sent to the Border with Mexico (tags)
They are being staged and immediately available as emergency "on call" units for use against terrorist threats on the nation's border and local disasters, said Gen. Victor E. Renuart Jr., commander of United States Northern Command and the North American Aerospace Defense Commander
NASA Nazis Awarded Sancuary in America (tags)
Let’s look at the history of the NASA agency.
Local Soldier, Rhys W. Klasno, Killed in Iraq (tags)
Sgt. Klasno, 20, of Riverside, was killed Sunday in Iraq after an improvised explosive device detonated near his vehicle.
Local Soldier, Mark J. Daily, Killed in Iraq (tags)
Mark J. Daily, A 23-year-old lifelong Irvine resident was killed just three months into his deployment Monday when a bomb ripped through his military vehicle in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul, officials announced Wednesday.
KARL ROVE: THE KING OF DIRT (tags)
After many years as a privacy advocate and author of privacy books, I now reluctantly believe that there's one citizen of the United States who is not entitled to any privacy or solitude, but should be subjected to a relentless campaign of intimidation, harassment, and knavery. In other words, patriotic Americans who believe in fair play should -- within the bounds of the law -- make this person's life a living hell.
Cannon Fodder (tags)
The Bush administration has cut veteran's benefits and forced wounded soldiers to pay for hospital meals. They have kept returning sick and wounded soldiers in horrible conditions on US military bases and made them wait months for doctor's appointments. Now, they plan to close schools and commissaries on military bases and privatize the remaining commissaries. Oh well, that is more money for Halliburton, Bechtel and all other corporations which profit immensely from war.
YellowTimes.org shut down again for showing POW pictures (tags)
The well known alternative publication YellowTimes.org was censored by its hosting company for showing pictures of U.S. POWs and civilian Iraqi casualties in Iraq.