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In response to the deadly Paris attacks, the French military has deployed a further 1,000 troops to ensure safety on the capital’s streets. The military deployment comes amid French Defense Ministry’s promises to revise national security strategy.
CIA Director John Brennan; Paris attacks must serve as a “wake-up call.” He demanded an end to “hand-wringing” over blanket government spying on the entire population of the US and the world carried out in the name of combating terrorism. Demands for a sharp escalation of the US military intervention in the Middle East, including calls for the dispatch of another American expeditionary force into Syria.
French President Francois Hollande on Wednesday will ask Parliament to extend state-of-emergency powers — in effect since Friday’s attacks in Paris but legally limited to 12 days for three months. Such powers let the interior ministry order house arrest for people deemed dangerous, allow house searches without judicial approval. State-of-emergency powers would allow interior ministry to prohibit free movement of people or vehicles at any time. Police forces could order the closure of theaters and concert halls. Checkpoints could be set up outside public and private buildings.
US Congressman Peter King claims that the US government needs to get access to encryption keys to prevent terrorists from avoiding detection or going dark.
The measures proposed by French President François Hollande would give the president the right to exercise arbitrary powers, transfer public authority from civilian institutions to the military and suspend basic democratic rights.
CIA director John Brennan criticized new privacy protections, claiming they are hampering government’s ability to find terrorists continued the push for law enforcement to get “backdoor” access to everyone’s encrypted smartphones. No evidence has been offered to support claim the Paris attackers used encrypted communication. Blaming Snowden is a desperate attempt to shift blame for the terror attacks onto whistleblowers, journalists and encryption technology.
Between 1989 and 2010, U.S. attorneys seized an estimated $12.6 billion in asset forfeiture cases. The growth rate during that time averaged +19.4% annually. In 2010 alone, the value of assets seized grew by +52.8% by 2014,$4.5 billion for the year. According to the FBI, the total amount of goods stolen by criminals in 2014 burglary offenses $3.9 billion in property losses. This means that the police are now taking more assets than the criminals.
In Luis v. US federal government arguing it has the power to freeze all of a defendant’s assets, including those not earned through crime; financially cripple someone before convicted, had a trial and not allow them to use assets that are theirs to Sixth Amendment right to counsel by taking away money could use to hire a defense attorney. US Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer: “The principle the government, without proving guilt of any crime can take all of his money,” I’ve never heard of such a principle.”
What the US and France learned from the Charlie Hebdo skepticism on the Internet is to keep the story flowing. More importantly, the story was followed quickly by more drama: pursuit of a suspected perpetrator into Belgium, a French bombing attack on the Islamic State, French aircraft carrier sent to the Middle East, declaration of war by the French President against ISIL, speculation that Hollande, pressured by Washington, will invoke NATO’s Article V, which will pull NATO into an invasion of the Islamic State. By superceding each event with a new one, the public’s attention is shifted away from the attack itself.
Although “the legislative environment is very hostile today,” the intelligence community’s top lawyer, Robert S. Litt, said to colleagues in an August e-mail obtained by The Post, “it could turn in the event of a terrorist attack or criminal event where strong encryption can be shown to have hindered law enforcement.”
Some of the law’s biggest cheerleaders now admit the tsunami of higher monthly insurance premiums coupled with colossally higher deductions (which dramatically boost out-of-pocket expenses) are hurting Americans. Tennessee, state insurance commissioner approved a 36 percent rate increase. Minnesota, officials approved increases averaging 49 percent for Blue Cross and Blue Shield. Candidate Obama was promising his health reform plan would lower premiums by $2,500 a year.
Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said that 23 people had been arrested — while 104 others detained for questioning — over a 48-hour period. He added that guns, bulletproof vests and even a rocket launcher had been seized. "This is just the beginning," Cazeneuve said. "The response of France will be total.
Though the investigation into Friday’s terrorist attack in Paris has hardly begun, France’s Socialist Party (PS) government is claiming draconian police powers, planning to extend the current state of emergency for three months or more and intensify wars in the Middle East.
Terrorism creates fear, and fear drives fools into the hands of the government that created the terrorism that created the fear. The Western world consists of a tyranny in which brainwashed nonentities live in a constructed reality.
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