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Martial law in America?

January 30, 2013
Three disturbing trends are converging that should have every American rushing to get their ducks in a row. Something paramount is in the wind ... and it's anybody's guess when or how it will all go down.

Here's what I'm talking about:

Trend #1:

The government stockpiles over 1.6 billion rounds of ammo.

Since last spring, the federal government has purchased over 1.6 billion rounds of ammunition. The Department of Homeland Security has been the biggest stockpiler, but other agencies are in on the game, too - including FEMA, the National Weather Service, and, believe it or not, the Social Security Administration.

That's five rounds per U.S. citizen ... a chilling thought. Even more chilling, though, is this scary fact: 450 million of those rounds are hollow point bullets. Designed to expand when it hits the target, to slow down so that it doesn't penetrate the target completely, and to achieve maximum tissue damage and blood loss. This type of ammo is so destructive that it has been banned by the Geneva Convention.

The U.S. military does not use it in any of its operations abroad - not in Iran, Afghanistan, or anywhere else. The only place it can be "legally" used is within U.S. borders.

It's not the military, anyway, who has been acquiring this type of ammo. It's the Department of Homeland Security. And they don't fight wars abroad. They operate inside the borders of the U.S.

If this trend isn't disturbing enough, it's even more startling what has come to light in the past few days:

Trend #2:

FBI Director R. Mueller unclear about targeting US Citizens for assassination!

This subject aired January 24, 2013, on Fox New, narrated by Shepard Smith with guest Judge Napolitano.

Fox News aired a video clip of Senator Kevin Yoder asking FBI Director Mueller a question regarding the U.S.A’s "authority for killing American citizens as being legal in this administrations view?"

Director Mueller indicated he was unclear about targeting Americans for assassination. However, two days earlier, Attorney General Eric Holder stated in his speech at North Western University Law School that the “President can kill anyone he deems as a threat or in a terrorist group."

Holder implied there would be no judicial hearing by a jury or due process as defined by our Constitution. This mentality implies there is no difference between using a drone to kill Americans in Yemen versus Americans in Los Angeles.

The last time an American killed another American with the government’s supposed “legal backing” on our soil, was during the Civil War!

Trend #3:

Military leaders are being asked if they will fire on U.S. citizens if ordered.

Obama is using a new litmus test in determining who will stay and who must go in his military leadership. The new litmus test of leadership in the military is if they will fire on US citizens or not. Those who will not are being removed.

Is it a coincidence that just one day earlier, on Sunday, January 20, General James Mattis, head of the U.S. Central Command, was told "to vacate his office several months earlier than planned"?

So what's it going to be?

Will civil unrest break out because of the awful economy? Will civil unrest break out because of Obama's current demonization of the Second Amendment and his stealth gun grab? Or will Obama engineer some kind of disastrous event as a pretext for imposing martial law, not to mention as an excuse for gun confiscation?

The question you should be asking is this: How can you and I be ready for, and stay safe, when the current administration imposes martial law?
Lee Haarstick
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