Re: National Security Supersedes Constitution--Police State in Place?

Michael Lorrey (
Sat, 06 Dec 1997 09:07:06 -0500

Harvey Newstrom wrote:
> In the United States there is a docterine known as a "Clear and Present
> Danger." If there is a "Clear and Present Danger" all rights under the
> Constitution are null and void. Any actions whatsoever that are deemed
> necessary can be taken. This allows the state to search areas without a
> warrant, detain persons without formal charges, jail persons without a
> jury trial by their peers, etc. Normal rights in most countries only
> apply under normal and peaceful conditions. When the government is at
> war or under seige, more restricted options are usually available.
> --
> Harvey Newstrom (

FUrthermore, the National Security Act has classified provisions that
purportedly have this country secretly in a state of martial law until
the communist threat to the US has ended. Cuba, North Korea, and Commie
(right!) China are the justification for maintaining this. This is why
you can be shot for walking on certain public lands in Nevada by
contractors of the AEC, ENergy Dept, and the USAF, and why former
employees of Area 51 were thrown out of court when they tried to sue the
gov't for damages incurred from the open toxic waste and nuclear waste
dumps on the Area 51 site.

			Michael Lorrey
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