not your typical annihilatrix (furiosity) wrote,
not your typical annihilatrix

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бесконечная стрельба над головой

Oh hey. Apparently Bush signed a bill enabling martial law way back on October 17th.

In a stealth maneuver, President Bush has signed into law a provision which, according to Senator Patrick Leahy (D-Vermont), will actually encourage the President to declare federal martial law. It does so by revising the Insurrection Act, a set of laws that limits the President's ability to deploy troops within the United States.

Links: original article [try the mirror if you can't reach it]. | Slashdot | Indymedia | Metafilter | H.R. 5122: John Warner National Defense Authorization Act [mirror]

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