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January 9, 2012
From the ACLU to hard-core traditional conservative pundits, opposition to the National Defense Authorization Act is united. Yet you hear almost nothing in the propaganda media about the final nail in the coffin of the Republic. Legalizing a draconian police state is in place.
Burning the final copy of the Bill of Rights accomplished at last. Finally, the goal of inflicting universal fear in the minds of every American who still possesses the ability of critical thinking is now complete. Will anyone care about the interment of citizens in the entombment of maximum security prisons? The NDAA leaves no doubt. No one is safe.
Ask E.D. Kain, who writes in Forbes,
“If Obama does one thing for the remainder of his presidency let it be a veto of the National Defense Authorization Act – a law recently passed by the Senate which would place domestic terror investigations and interrogations into the hands of the military and which would open the door for trial-free, indefinite detention of anyone, including American citizens, so long as the government calls them terrorists.”
Well, we know that Obama signed this draconian edict into law. The intention of this legislation is to eradicate the constitution. Jonathan Turley writes in the Guardian, The NDAA’s historic assault on American liberty, agrees.
“On the NDAA, reporters continue to mouth the claim that this law only codifies what is already the law. That is not true. The administration has fought any challenges to indefinite detention to prevent a true court review. Moreover, most experts agree that such indefinite detention of citizens violates the constitution.”
Chuck Baldwin warns in the essay, BILL OF RIGHTS IS NO MORE and chastises the Statist NeoCons for their complicit silence or even their phony arguments and apology for the loss of Liberty.
“Americans should realize that, coupled with the Patriot Act, the NDAA, for all intents and purposes, completely nullifies a good portion of the Bill of Rights, turns the United States into a war zone, and places US citizens under military rule.
And what is even more astonishing is the manner in which the national press corps, and even the so-called “conservative” talking heads, have either completely ignored it, or have actually defended it. The likes of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, et al., should be ashamed of themselves!”
Think you are secure and never to be one of the prey hunted by an American Gestapo? Even before the passage of the NDAA legislation, targeting of dissenting voices is a common practice.
In the era of “Guantanamo Incarceration”, silencing internal rebellion means eliminating voices of political opposition. The case of attorney Edgar J. Steele is a frightening example of the corrupt iniquity of the state and the lengths taken to destroy one man (and his family).
If you are not familiar with this tragedy, read and review the full account and details in THE FRAME-UP OF EDGAR STEELE, the outrageous railroading of a truth-teller whom the liars don’t like.
The summary posed by the kangaroo court proceedings states, “In an appalling miscarriage of justice, the exceedingly politically incorrect lawyer Edgar J. Steele was found guilty on all four trumped-up charges.”Rayelan, the publisher of Rumor Mill News offers up this analysis in Edgar J. Steele… Did the ADL Set Him Up?
“Edgar J. Steele was thrust into the public eye when he defended Pastor Richard G. Butler, founder of a white supremacist organization, the Aryan Nations.
IMO his arrest and conviction was a direct payback by the ADL.
Here is the ADL url for the article about him. All you have to do is read the url to see what I mean.”
If you have doubts about Steele’s veracity, his wife clearly confirms the truth. Now read the text of Mrs. Cyndi Steele’s victim statement, sentencing hearing, 11/9/2011.
“So a year and a half has brought us to this day where I’m supposed to stand here as a victim… a victim of my husband. How do I do that, when he is not the one that has victimized me.
How do I do that, when the only ones I have been victimized by is Larry Fairfax, our own government agents, an overly aggressive woman prosecutor, and yes your honor, even this court system itself with its own prejudices has victimized me. Of course, this means that my husband is a victim as well.
Yet, no matter what I have said here today, there is only one thing that matters. Today, there is great injustice being done. As the alleged victim and the wife of the falsely accused, I have to ask your honor, that a stop is put to this injustice and the court free my husband so he can come home, where he belongs and so our family can be whole again.
Otherwise, at least grant him a new trial so he gets a trial that is fair. He is innocent and has wrongly been convicted of crimes he did NOT commit. Otherwise, the court is condemning an innocent man and destroying his family. The court will not only be sentencing an innocent man to what is a death sentence, but it will wrongly be sentencing his children to live without their father and wrongly be sentencing me, his wife, to live without her husband. How am I supposed to see that as justice?
It has been the lies, the misconduct, the violations of my statutory crime victim rights, violations of the constitution, the unfair trial, ineffective assistance of counsel by McAllister and the false conviction that is causing my family to be destroyed, my finances (including retirement savings) to deplete such that I fear bankruptcy and a host of other issues, too long to list here. It is because of all these injustices that has made me a VICTIM!”
Now that Mr. Steele is being moved into the black hole of a modern Alcatraz, his final fate is sealed if the government has its way. This injustice needs to be national news and the public must confront this selective prosecution of political prisoners.
Cyndi Steele makes an appeal for Edgar in a mailing, Victorville death prison protest, 1/5/2012.
Ed has been designated to the US Penitentiary in Victorville, CA. As if it is not bad enough what they have unjustly done to him, they have designated him to a max security, death trap prison and as far away from me as they possibly can.
I don’t know if you are aware that Victorville was originally the George Air Force base, the first jet facility in America. When the Air Force abandoned it, they dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of jet fuel in the ground water table. Jet fuel, when ingested, or when placed on the skin (showers) over prolonged periods, causes Astrocytoma, a deadly form of cancer. Astrocytoma builds tumors on the spine and in the brain, which kill you.
A campaign to help Karla Fuller a former inmate, who suffered from this poisoning while incarcerated there, finally got out of this death trap, but it was too late. She died within a year.
I’m again asking for your help in asking people write to Senator Mike Crapo and demand that Ed be housed at a different facility. Please send this information as far and wide as possible to every politician at the Federal level, Senators, and Congressmen, etc.
You may conclude that Edgar Steele, a person you never met, is unfortunate but it does not affect you. Such a conclusion could not be more confused or shortsighted. The NDAA legal cover now makes it procedurally efficient and politically sanctioned to save a bunk in the same cell as Mr. Steele.
There is a direct connection in the political prosecution of Edgar Steele, for being a defender of unpopular clients against the despotism of the state, and the government’s thirst for enslaving any citizen for expressing dissent against a tyrannical empire. Wake up to the reality that the National Defense Authorization Act is meant to include you in the net of punishment for all political prisoners.
The NDAA is the climax of the destructive police state, intended and implemented against the American people. Anyone who believes that this law exempts boot sucking government supporters is a fool beyond salvation.
There is a reason why the United States has the largest prison population in the world. Wait for the next contrived terror excuse and you will witness even more of your neighbors sitting behind locked doors for their resistance to another false flag operation.
What will you do when you seek a lawyer to represent you at your Star Chamber? If the system can rail road an accomplished attorney like Edgar Steele, your per se defense seems irrelevant, because the legal system is designed for the courts to strip you of all your natural rights. Learn this lesson now, and do your best to help Free Edgar Steele.
Sartre writes for BTAR