Obama’s ‘national civilian security force’ endorsed

From: wnd.com,  by: Bob Unruh,  on: May 2, 2015,  see the article HERE.

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Back in 2008, Barack Obama, then a presidential candidate, called for a “civilian national security force.” And he wanted it wanted it as big as all of the nation’s military branches. Combined.

Now black activist Al Sharpton is suggesting a path that probably would accomplish that: nationalize America’s police forces.

Sharpton, the National Action Network chief who has been sounding off most of the week on the death in police custody of Freddie Gray, said: “We need the Justice Department to step in and take over policing in this country. In the 20th century, they had to fight states’ rights to get the right to vote. We’re going to have to fight states’ rights in terms of closing down police cases. Police must be held accountable.”

Talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Friday that Sharpton is “talking about looting the legal system, national takeover of policing.”

Limbaugh said that with the state’s attorney’s announcement Friday of counts against six police officers for the in-custody death of Freddie Gray, justice in America is becoming “social justice.”

“If you’ve heard the term ‘social justice’ bandied about over the course of your life and wondered what it really mean, aside from another way of expressing liberalism, the press conference today by Ms. Mosby, the state attorney, pretty much defines social justice as opposed to real justice,” Limbaugh said.

First, the talk host said, Sharpton talks about a policing takeover, then, “she comes along and starts talking about the cause. One and one equals two. ‘This is a moment, this is your moment,’ What, the charging of six cops? Or the death of Freddie? What is the moment? ‘Let’s ensure that we have peaceful, productive rallies that will develop structural and systemic changes for generations to come. You are at the forefront of this cause, and as young people, our time is now.”

Obama’s calls for a private standing army was made at a 2008 appearance in Colorado Springs.

“We cannot continue to rely only on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we set,” Obama said at the time. “We’ve got have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.”


It was WND Editor Joseph Farah who raised the obvious questions about Obama’s plans for a civilian army after the speech.

“For several days now, WND has been hounding Barack Obama’s campaign about a statement he made July 2 in Colorado Springs – a statement that blew my mind, one that has had me scratching my head ever since,” he wrote at the time.

“In talking about his plans to double the size of the Peace Corps and nearly quadruple the size of AmeriCorps and the size of the nation’s military services, he made this rather shocking (and chilling) pledge: ‘We cannot continue to rely on our military in order to achieve the national security objectives we’ve set. We’ve got to have a civilian national security force that’s just as powerful, just as strong, just as well-funded.’”

“Now, since I’ve never heard anyone inside or out of government use the phrase ‘civilian national security force’ before, I was more than a little curious about what he has in mind,” he wrote. “What does it mean?”

Farah pointed out that a “massive but secret national police force that will be even bigger than the Army, Navy, Marines and Air Force put together” would be startling.

“The U.S. Army alone has nearly 500,000 troops. That doesn’t count reserves or National Guard. In 2007, the U.S. Defense budget was $439 billion. Is Obama serious about creating some kind of domestic security force bigger and more expensive than that?” he wrote.

Limbaugh explained what the nationalization of police and the “social justice” emphasis by the prosecutor, mean.

“I think the legal system – what Rev. Sharpton meant here in the first sound bite, I’m gonna go ahead and say this. What Rev. Sharpton is talking about is looting the legal system. When he talks about a national takeover of policing in this country, he’s talking about looting the legal system.”

WND reported two years ago that a book documented how the Department of Homeland Security already was demonstrating troubling signs the agency is shifting the balance of power away from local and state municipalities toward a centralized federal authority.

In “Impeachable Offenses: The Case to Remove Barack Obama from Office,” New York Times bestselling authors Aaron Klein and Brenda J. Elliott conclude the DHS has likely violated the Posse Comitatus Act.

The law expressly forbids direct participation by the military in a “search, seizure, arrest, or other similar activity.”

The authors further cite evidence the DHS is building a de facto domestic military, with the purchase of military-grade equipment and the execution of military-style training exercises.

The DHS could be the realization of Obama’s call for a civilian national security force, warn Klein and Elliott.


Obama’s words, his lawless, unconstitutional actions over these past six years, and current events (yes, even Jade Helm) conjure up the very distasteful specter of him declaring martial law.  

At least two American lawmakers have stated on the record that, in their opinion, Section 1031 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 legalizes or authorizes martial law in the United States. Senator Mark Udall stated “These provisions raise serious questions as to who we are as a society and what our Constitution seeks to protect…Section 1031 essentially repeals the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 by authorizing the U.S. military to perform law enforcement functions on American soil.”

The Posse Comitatus Act  prohibits the use of U.S. military forces to perform the tasks of civilian law enforcement such as arrest, apprehension, interrogation and detention unless explicitly authorized by Congress. This is what keeps Obama from using our military to enforce his laws and why he may believe that he will need his own “police force” to accomplish his agenda. While he may have believed that during his campaign, I doubt that he still believes it. He has shown little regard for the Constitution and wouldn’t let a little impediment like a “prohibition” keep him from his goal.

The president, under his or her constitutional powers to put down insurrection, rebellion, or invasion, may still declare martial law if local law enforcement and court systems have ceased to function. I imagine that all it takes is a presidential order to declare that insurrection exists and martial law is necessary to “restore order.”

The Insurrection Act of 1807 is the set of laws that govern the ability of the President of the United States to deploy troops within the United States to put down lawlessness, insurrection and rebellion. The laws are chiefly contained in 10 U.S.C. §§ 331–335. The general aim is to limit Presidential power as much as possible, relying on state and local governments for initial response in the event of insurrection. Coupled with the Posse Comitatus Act, Presidential powers for law enforcement are limited and delayed. Accordingly, actions taken under the Insurrection Act, as an “Act of Congress”, have always been exempt from the Posse Comitatus Act.

All of the interactions between martial law, the Insurrection Act, and the Posse Comitatus Act create a complex minefield of legal dependencies designed to prevent an ill-advised attempt by the president to use our military to do his/her bidding on American soil. There is a lot of reading to do on those subjects if one is interested, especially from a legal standpoint. I honestly hope that I’m bringing up a subject that will never be in play and for which an answer is moot.



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14 Responses to Obama’s ‘national civilian security force’ endorsed

  1. Uriel says:

    Damn. It may be too late to impeach, Garnet. This is Hitler’s Germany in spades.

    • Garnet92 says:

      Unfortunately, it is too late and we don’t have the House votes to do it anyway – they’re too afraid of being labeled a racist. If anybody ever deserved impeachment, it’s Barack Hussein Obama.

  2. Hardnox says:

    Good post and very worrisome. It’s going to be a long hot summer.

    • Garnet92 says:

      Thanks ‘Nox, you’re right, it may get real testy in some cities this summer. We can expect to see more protests (riots and looting) and clashes with police – inevitably, someone is going to lose control and someone (maybe lots of someones) will get hurt or killed.

      It’s one thing for the inner city blacks to get upset with a city’s leadership, it’s quite another to get aggressive against police – and that’ll lead to more complaints and charges, and those will lead to more, etc. ad infinitum.

      It COULD be bad.

  3. Kathy says:

    I agree with you guys – this summer could be extremely hot. Perhaps he’d better do a practice run somewhere like Connecticut where most folks willingly gave up their guns.

    The other states won’t be so easy – gun sales didn’t dramatically increase over the past six years because they were on sale. The same goes for stores who ran out of ammo to sell. True that we the people have taken a lot of crap from him, but there will be a tipping point at some time.

  4. vonmesser says:

    His “brownshirts” are authorized under another law as well. OBAMACARE!

    Section 5210

    (1) IN GENERAL.—There shall be in the Service a commissioned Regular Corps and a Ready Reserve Corps for service in time of national emergency.
    (2) REQUIREMENT.—All commissioned officers shall be citizens of the United States and shall be appointed without regard to the civil-service laws and compensated without regard to the Classification Act of 1923, as amended.
    (3) APPOINTMENT.—Commissioned officers of the Ready Reserve Corps shall be appointed by the President and commissioned officers of the Regular Corps shall be appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate.
    (4) ACTIVE DUTY.—Commissioned officers of the Ready Reserve Corps shall at all times be subject to call to active duty by the Surgeon General, including active duty for the purpose of training.
    (5) WARRANT OFFICERS.—Warrant officers may be appointed to the Service for the purpose of providing support to the health and delivery systems maintained by the Service and any warrant officer appointed to the Service shall be considered for purposes of this Act and title 37, United States Code, to be a commissioned officer within the Commissioned Corps of the Service.
    (b) ASSIMILATING RESERVE CORP OFFICERS INTO THE REGULAR CORPS.—Effective on the date of enactment of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, all individuals classified as officers in the Reserve Corps under this section (as such section existed on the day before the date of enactment of such Act) and serving on active duty shall be deemed to be commissioned officers of the Regular Corps.
    (1) PURPOSE.—The purpose of the Ready Reserve Corps is to fulfill the need to have additional Commissioned Corps personnel available on short notice (similar to the uniformed service’s reserve program) to assist regular Commissioned Corps personnel to meet both routine public health and emergency
    response missions.
    (2) USES.—The Ready Reserve Corps shall—
    (A) participate in routine training to meet the general and specific needs of the Commissioned Corps;
    (B) be available and ready for involuntary calls to active duty during national emergencies and public health crises, similar to the uniformed service reserve personnel;
    (C) be available for backfilling critical positions left vacant during deployment of active duty Commissioned Corps members, as well as for deployment to respond to public health emergencies, both foreign and domestic; and
    (D) be available for service assignment in isolated, hardship, and medically underserved communities (as defined in section 799B) to improve access to health services.
    (d) FUNDING.—For the purpose of carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the Commissioned Corps under this section, there are authorized to be appropriated $5,000,000 for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2014 for recruitment and training and $12,500,000 for each of fiscal years 2010 through 2014 for the Ready Reserve Corps.’’.

  5. upaces88 says:

    WE didn’t have a law for this.
    So you want to impeach Obama???
    Let me quote Dr. Edwin Vieira, who wrote about this back in December 2008 before Obama was “sworn” into office:

    If Obama is not “a natural born Citizen” or has renounced such citizenship, he is simply not eligible for “the Office of President” (Article II, Section 1, Clause 4). That being so, he cannot be “elected” by the voters, by the Electoral College, or by the House of Representatives (see Amendment XII). For neither the voters, nor the Electors, nor members of the House can change the constitutional requirement, even by unanimous vote inter sese (see Article V). If, nonetheless, the voters, the Electors, or the members of the House purport to “elect” Obama, he will be nothing but a usurper, because the Constitution defines him as such.
    Continue Reading:


  6. upaces88 says:

    18USC,Part 1,Chapter 115,Sec.2000. ​He usual Presidency,by fraud,during time of war. Obama a Spy under the UCMJ at Section 90

    • Uriel says:

      Hmmm which explains why he purportedly is member of a “Christian so named” church . However if he , as he so explicitly said is Islamic several times then by the Quran’s own verses he can NOT swear allegiance on another bible or to our country. Islam recognizes Only the state of Islam and puts to death any who do either above.