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SENATOR MURRY

our liberal democratic senator in sw washingon is sponsoring senate bill 22 that
includes unpatriot ii
The Secret Patriot Act II Destroys What Is Left of American Liberty
By Alex Jones www.infowars.com 2-11-3

Congressman Ron Paul (R-Tex) told the Washington Times that no member of
Congress was allowed to read the first Patriot Act that was passed by
the House on October 27, 2001. The first Patriot Act was universally
decried by civil libertarians and Constitutional scholars from across
the political spectrum. William Safire, while writing for the New York
Times, described the first Patriot Act‚s powers by saying that
President Bush was „seizing dictatorial control.

On February 7, 2003 the Center for Public Integrity, a non-partisan
public interest think-tank in DC, revealed the full text of the Domestic
Security Enhancement Act of 2003. The classified document had been
leaked to them by an unnamed source inside the Federal government. The
document consisted of a 33-page section by section analysis of the
accompanying 87-page bill.

*Note: On February 10, 2003 I discovered that not only was there a house
version that had been covertly brought to Hastert, but that many
provisions of the now public Patriot Act II had already been introduced
as pork barrel riders on Senate Bill S. 22. Dozens of subsections and
even the titles of the subsections are identical to those in the House
version. This is very important because it catches the Justice
Department in a bald-faced lie. The Justice Department claimed that the
secret legislation brought into the House was only for study, and that
at this time there was no intention to try and pass it. Now upon reading
S. 22, it is clear that the leadership of the Senate is fully aware of
the Patriot Act II, and have passed these riders out of their committees
into the full bill. I spent two hours scanning through S. 22 and, let me
tell you, it is a nightmare for anyone who loves liberty. It even
contains the Our Lady of Peace Act that registers all gun owners. It
bans the private sale of all firearms, creates a Federal ballistics
database, and much more.

The bill itself is stamped 'Confidential Ų Not for Distribution.' Upon
reading the analysis and bill, I was stunned by the scientifically
crafted tyranny contained in the legislation. The Justice Department
Office of Legislative Affairs admits that they had indeed covertly
transmitted a copy of the legislation to Speaker of the House Dennis
Hastert, (R-Il) and the Vice President of the United States, Dick Cheney
as well as the executive heads of federal law enforcement agencies.
It is important to note that no member of Congress was allowed to see
the first Patriot Act before its passage, and that no debate was
tolerate by the House and Senate leadership. The intentions of the White
House and Speaker Hastert concerning Patriot Act II appear to be a
carbon copy replay of the events that led to the unprecedented passage
of the first Patriot Act.

There are two glaring areas that need to be looked at concerning this
new legislation:

1. The secretive tactics being used by the White House and Speaker
Hastert to keep even the existence of this legislation secret would be
more at home in Communist China than in the United States. The fact that
Dick Cheney publicly managed the steamroller passage of the first
Patriot Act, insuring that no one was allowed to read it and publicly
threatening members of Congress that if they didn‚t vote in favor of
it that they would be blamed for the next terrorist attack, is by the
White House‚s own definition terrorism. The move to clandestinely
craft and then bully passage of any legislation by the Executive Branch
is clearly an impeachable offence.

2. The second Patriot Act is a mirror image of powers that Julius Caesar
and Adolf Hitler gave themselves. Whereas the First Patriot Act only
gutted the First, Third, Fourth and Fifth Amendments, and seriously
damaged the Seventh and the Tenth, the Second Patriot Act reorganizes
the entire Federal government as well as many areas of state government
under the dictatorial control of the Justice Department, the Office of
Homeland Security and the FEMA NORTHCOM military command. The Domestic
Security Enhancement Act 2003, also known as the Second Patriot Act is
by its very structure the definition of dictatorship.
I challenge all Americans to study the new Patriot Act and to compare it
to the Constitution, Bill of Rights and Declaration of Independence.
Ninety percent of the act has nothing to do with terrorism and is
instead a giant Federal power-grab with tentacles reaching into every
facet of our society. It strips American citizens of all of their rights
and grants the government and its private agents total immunity.
Here is a quick thumbnail sketch of just some of the draconian measures
encapsulated within this tyrannical legislation:
SECTION 501 (Expatriation of Terrorists) expands the Bush
administration‚s „enemy combatantš definition to all American
citizens who „mayš have violated any provision of Section 802 of the
first Patriot Act. (Section 802 is the new definition of domestic
terrorism, and the definition is „any action that endangers human life
that is a violation of any Federal or State law.š) Section 501 of the
second Patriot Act directly connects to Section 125 of the same act. The
Justice Department boldly claims that the incredibly broad Section 802
of the First USA Patriot Act isn‚t broad enough and that a new,
unlimited definition of terrorism is needed.
Under Section 501 a US citizen engaging in lawful activities can be
grabbed off the street and thrown into a van never to be seen again. The
Justice Department states that they can do this because the person
„had inferred from conductš that they were not a US citizen.
Remember Section 802 of the First USA Patriot Act states that any
violation of Federal or State law can result in the „enemy
combatantš terrorist designation.
SECTION 201 of the second Patriot Act makes it a criminal act for any
member of the government or any citizen to release any information
concerning the incarceration or whereabouts of detainees. It also states
that law enforcement does not even have to tell the press who they have
arrested and they never have to release the names.
SECTION 301 and 306 (Terrorist Identification Database) set up a
national database of „suspected terroristsš and radically expand the
database to include anyone associated with suspected terrorist groups
and anyone involved in crimes or having supported any group designated
as „terrorist.š These sections also set up a national DNA database
for anyone on probation or who has been on probation for any crime, and
orders State governments to collect the DNA for the Federal government.

SECTION 312 gives immunity to law enforcement engaging in spying
operations against the American people and would place substantial
restrictions on court injunctions against Federal violations of civil
rights across the board.

SECTION 101 will designate individual terrorists as foreign powers and
again strip them of all rights under the „enemy combatantš
designation.
SECTION 102 states clearly that any information gathering, regardless of
whether or not those activities are illegal, can be considered to be
clandestine intelligence activities for a foreign power. This makes news
gathering illegal.

SECTION 103 allows the Federal government to use wartime martial law
powers domestically and internationally without Congress declaring that
a state of war exists.

SECTION 106 is bone-chilling in its straightforwardness. It states that
broad general warrants by the secret FSIA court (a panel of secret
judges set up in a star chamber system that convenes in an undisclosed
location) granted under the first Patriot Act are not good enough. It
states that government agents must be given immunity for carrying out
searches with no prior court approval. This section throws out the
entire Fourth Amendment against unreasonable searches and seizures.
SECTION 109 allows secret star chamber courts to issue contemp charges
against any individual or corporation who refuses to incriminate
themselves or others. This sections annihilate the last vestiges of the
Fifth Amendment.

SECTION 110 restates that key police state clauses in the first Patriot
Act were not sunsetted and removes the five year sunset clause from
other subsections of the first Patriot Act. After all, the media has
told us: „this is the New America. Get used to it. This is forever.š

SECTION 111 expands the definition of the „enemy combatantš
designation.

SECTION 122 restates the government‚s newly announced power of
„surveillance without a court order.š

SECTION 123 restates that the government no longer needs warrants and
that the investigations can be a giant dragnet-style sweep described in
press reports about the Total Information Awareness Network. One passage
reads, „thus the focus of domestic surveillance may be less precise
than that directed against more conventional types of crime.š
*Note: Over and over again, in subsection after subsection, the second
Patriot Act states that its new Soviet-type powers will be used to fight
international terrorism, domestic terrorism and other types of crimes.
Of course the government has already announced in Section 802 of the
first USA Patriot act that any crime is considered domestic terrorism.

SECTION 126 grants the government the right to mine the entire spectrum
of public and private sector information from bank records to
educational and medical records. This is the enacting law to allow
ECHELON and the Total Information Awareness Network to totally break
down any and all walls of privacy.

The government states that they must look at everything to
„determineš if individuals or groups might have a connection to
terrorist groups. As you can now see, you are guilty until proven
innocent.
SECTION 127 allows the government to takeover coroners‚ and medical
examiners‚ operations whenever they see fit. See how this is like Bill
Clinton‚s special medical examiner he had in Arkansas that ruled that
people had committed suicide when their arms and legs had been cut off.

SECTION 128 allows the Federal government to place gag orders on Federal
and State Grand Juries and to take over the proceedings. It also
disallows individuals or organizations to even try to quash a Federal
subpoena. So now defending yourself will be a terrorist action.



SECTION 129 destroys any remaining whistleblower protection for Federal
agents.

SECTION 202 allows corporations to keep secret their activities with
toxic biological, chemical or radiological materials.


SECTION 205 allows top Federal officials to keep all their financial

dealings secret, and anyone investigating them can be considered a
terrorist. This should be very useful for Dick Cheney to stop anyone
investigating Haliburton.

SECTION 303 sets up national DNA database of suspected terrorists. The
database will also be used to „stop other unlawful activities.š It
will share the information with state, local and foreign agencies for
the same purposes.

SECTION 311 federalizes your local police department in the area of
information sharing.

SECTION 313 provides liability protection for businesses, especially big
businesses that spy on their customers for Homeland Security, violating
their privacy agreements. It goes on to say that these are all
preventative measures Ų has anyone seen Minority Report? This is the
access hub for the Total Information Awareness Network.




SECTION 321 authorizes foreign governments to spy on the American people
and to share information with foreign governments.




SECTION 322 removes Congress from the extradition process and allows
officers of the Homeland Security complex to extradite American citizens
anywhere they wish. It also allows Homeland Security to secretly take
individuals out of foreign countries.

SECTION 402 is titled „Providing Material Support to Terrorism.š The
section reads that there is no requirement to show that the individual
even had the intent to aid terrorists.

SECTION 403 expands the definition of weapons of mass destruction to
include any activity that affects interstate or foreign commerce.



SECTION 404 makes it a crime for a terrorist or other criminals to
use encryption in the commission of a crime.

SECTION 408 creates 'lifetime parole' (basically, slavery) for a
whole host of crimes.

SECTION 410 creates no statute of limitations for anyone that engages in
terrorist actions or supports terrorists. Remember: any crime is now
considered terrorism under the first Patriot Act.
SECTION 411 expands crimes that are punishable by death. Again, they
point to Section 802 of the first Patriot Act and state that any
terrorist act or support of terrorist act can result in the death
penalty.

SECTION 421 increases penalties for terrorist financing. This section
states that any type of financial activity connected to terrorism will
result to time in prison and $10-50,000 fines per violation.
SECTIONS 427 sets up asset forfeiture provisions for anyone engaging in
terrorist activities.

There are many other sections that I did not cover in the interest of
time. The American people were shocked by the despotic nature of the
first Patriot Act. The second Patriot Act dwarfs all police state
legislation in modern world history.

Usually, corrupt governments allow their citizens lots of wonderful
rights on paper, while carrying out their jackbooted oppression
covertly. From snatch and grab operations to warantless searches,
Patriot Act II is an Adolf Hitler wish list.
You can understand why President Bush, Dick Cheney and Dennis Hastert
want to keep this legislation secret not just from Congress, but the
American people as well. Bill Allison, Managing Editor of the Center for
Public Integrity, the group that broke this story, stated on my radio
show that it was obvious that they were just waiting for another
terrorist attack to opportunistically get this new bill through. He then
shocked me with an insightful comment about how the Federal government
was crafting this so that they could go after the American people in
general. He also agreed that the FBI has been quietly demonizing
patriots and Christians and „those who carry around pocket
Constitutions.

I have produced two documentary films and written a book about what
really happened on September 11th. The bottom line is this: the
military-industrial complex carried the attacks out as a pretext for
control. Anyone who doubts this just hasn‚t looked at the mountains of
hard evidence.

Of course, the current group of white collar criminals in the White
House might not care that we're finding out the details of their next
phase. Because, after all, when smallpox gets released, or more
buildings start blowing up, the President can stand up there at his
lectern suppressing a smirk, squeeze out a tear or two, and tell us that
See I was right. I had to take away your rights to keep you safe. And
now it‚s your fault that all of these children are dead.


From that
point on, anyone who criticizes tyranny will be shouted down by the paid
talking head government mouthpieces in the mainstream media.
You have to admit, it‚s a beautiful script. Unfortunately, it's being
played out in the real world. If we don‚t get the word out that
government is using terror to control our lives while doing nothing to
stop the terrorists, we will deserve what we get - tyranny. But our
children won‚t deserve it.
Minor correction 15.Feb.2003 07:06

billo

That would be MurrAy, not Murry.