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Fuck Hope, Fuck Freedom, Fuck Everything!
by lynx Friday, Sep 30 2011, 2:19pm
international / social/political / article

Our rights and liberties went out the window after America declared war on a noun, thereby allowing it to tag, as enemy, anyone it wishes anytime it chooses. The latest outrage committed by the people that brought you 9/11, is another extrajudicial killing of a US citizen alleged to be an Islamic terrorist. Yet the glaring reality is that the LEADING CIVILIAN KILLING NATION is AMERICA so this act of murder is yet another criminal terrorist act committed by the world’s leading terrorist nation; that is REALITY -- that is F-A-C-T! America accusing anyone of any crime is simply ludicrous.

Murdered American conservative, al-Awlaki
Murdered American conservative, al-Awlaki

So what are WE going to DO about rectifying the situation and arresting the criminals on Wall St, the Executives in Corporate boardrooms and the Political puppets in high office? I know what I would do, but I would rather keep my options to myself for reasons of maintaining personal security/liberty, which I have never surrendered to any person, body or State.

Our crewz have hacked the chips on ID and credit cards; they have hacked all magnetic strips used for transport, door locks and a myriad of other purposes. Whatever new means the ‘man’ utilises to contain society we hack to maintain our FREEDOM, how do YOU feel now, slaves?

However, that is not the issue, we are invisible elite hackers and we do not expect YOU to match our skills or even conceive of our mobility/abilities. So what are your options?

Take stock and you will realise you have very few, in fact, you only have ONE viable effective option, and that is to form a UNITED FRONT with a single purpose – RESTORING JUSTICE to society, a most noble cause; I’m so glad you spineless dummies thought of it! But I forgot, such an action requires a modicum of courage and a little commitment, two characteristics lacking in the common herd, so it’s back to your home entertainment units to watch American Idol. As for the rest, THERE IS the possibility of SUCCESS by joining an EXISTING movement!

With the exception of the tenacious ‘Occupy’ movement, a quick scan of the protest horizon reveals little else; so it’s an easy choice. With continuing support that movement may become large enough to lay 'siege' on the Capitol and FORCE SOCIAL REFORM, it's been done before in recent history -- MLK.

Unskilled cowards find strength in numbers but be sure to remain leaderless; the ‘man’ might embark on another round of assassinations to restore his criminal control; and there’s nothing more tragic than an aborted social revolution

Cheer up, together your cowardice becomes bravery, your apathy becomes dedicated action, wow, I’m beginning to feel like a REAL human being again, baa’aaa!

Please note there is no past or future, only the continuous eternal KINETIC present, that is where ALL the action is! Those that talk of this and that 'side of history', Mr Obama (and people who should know better) have no notion of REALITY creation – history, as we all should know, is an agreed upon fable!

So you either ‘OccupyTheWhiteHouse’ or remain oppressed slaves; you will excuse me now, I have a fable to write.


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The buck stops with Obama
by judd Friday, Sep 30 2011, 11:52pm

no trial, evidence or proof of any foul deed or crime committed has been offered, notwithstanding that evidence without a trail does not justify an extrajudicial killing.

The responsibility of the MURDER of an American citizen squarely rests with Obama; he is now open to a citizens arrest for the crime of murdering an American citizen.

Applying his standard, Obama, as the indisputable CRIMINAL RESPONSIBLE for the crime, can be shot on sight if apprehending him proves difficult -- that is CLEARLY how it works today, isn't it, Baa' raack?

you may have lobotomised Americans believing that day is night, but NOT so the International Community.

Anwar al-Awlaki's extrajudicial murder
by Michael Ratner via reed - The Guardian UK Saturday, Oct 1 2011, 10:45am

The law on the use of lethal force by executive order is specific. This assassination broke it – that creates a terrifying precedent

Is this the world we want? Where the president of the United States can place an American citizen, or anyone else for that matter, living outside a war zone on a targeted assassination list, and then have him murdered by drone strike.

This was the very result we at the Center for Constitutional Rights and the ACLU feared when we brought a case in US federal court on behalf of Anwar al-Awlaki's father, hoping to prevent this targeted killing. We lost the case on procedural grounds, but the judge considered the implications of the practice as raising "serious questions", asking:

"Can the executive order the assassination of a US citizen without first affording him any form of judicial process whatsoever, based on the mere assertion that he is a dangerous member of a terrorist organisation?"
Yes, Anwar al-Awlaki was a radical Muslim cleric. Yes, his language and speeches were incendiary. He may even have engaged in plots against the United States – but we do not know that because he was never indicted for a crime.

This profile should not have made him a target for a killing without due process and without any effort to capture, arrest and try him. The US government knew his location for purposes of a drone strike, so why was no effort made to arrest him in Yemen, a country that apparently was allied in the US efforts to track him down?

There are – or were – laws about the circumstances in which deadly force can be used, including against those who are bent on causing harm to the United States. Outside of a war zone, as Awlaki was, lethal force can only be employed in the narrowest and most extraordinary circumstances: when there is a concrete, specific and imminent threat of an attack; and even then, deadly force must be a last resort.

The claim, after the fact, by President Obama that Awlaki "operationally directed efforts" to attack the United States was never presented to a court before he was placed on the "kill" list and is untested. Even if President Obama's claim has some validity, unless Awlaki's alleged terrorists actions were imminent and unless deadly force employed as a last resort, this killing constitutes murder.

We know the government makes mistakes, lots of them, in giving people a "terrorist" label. Hundreds of men were wrongfully detained at Guantánamo. Should this same government, or any government, be allowed to order people's killing without due process?

The dire implications of this killing should not be lost on any of us. There appears to be no limit to the president's power to kill anywhere in the world, even if it involves killing a citizen of his own country. Today, it's in Yemen; tomorrow, it could be in the UK or even in the United States.

© 2011 Guardian News and Media Limited


 
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