Tuesday, January 12, 2010
Some warn expansion of military
involvement in domestic security could lead to end of United States as
An Obama executive order
that creates a council of state governors who will work with the feds
to expand military involvement in domestic security has stoked fears
that the administration is stepping up preparations for martial law.
The order, which is entitled Establishment
of the Council of Governors (PDF),
creates a body of ten state governors directly appointed by Obama who
will work with the federal government to help advance the
synchronization and integration of State and Federal military
activities in the United States.
The governors will liaise with
officials from Northcom, Homeland Security,
the National Guard
as well as DoD officials from the Pentagon in order to strengthen
further the partnership between the Federal Government and State
governments, according to the executive order.
In October 2008, Northcom, a Unified Combatant Command
of the United States military based out of Peterson AFB, Colorado
Springs , was assigned the 3rd Infantry Divisionâ€™s 1st Brigade Combat Team
returning from Iraq
. An alarming
September 8 Army Times report
which was later
denied after it sparked
controversy stated that the troops would be used by Northcom to deal
with civil unrest
and crowd control in the aftermath of a national
The Obama executive order states
that governors will help advise the feds on National Guard, homeland
defense, and civil support activities.
The fact that the order further
blurs the lines between state and federal power, as well as greasing
the skids for more military involvement in domestic affairs has stoked
fears that Obama may be laying the groundwork for his promised national
civilian security force.
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