Total Police State Takeover: Patriot Act II


Richard Moore

It's hard to believe folks, but it's real.
They said "It couldn't happen here", and they
were wrong.


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Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 21:22:06 -0700
Total Police State Takeover:
The Secret Patriot Act II Destroys What Is 
Left of American Liberty

By Alex Jones

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
theircommittees 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 ÷ 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

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

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 offense.

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

SECTION 501 (Expatriation of Terrorists) expands the
Bush administration's "enemy combatant" definition to
all American citizens who "may" 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.") 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 conduct" 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 combatant" terrorist

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 terrorists"
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." 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

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 combatant" 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
contempt charges against any individual or corporation
who refuses to incriminate themselves or others. This
sections annihilate the last vestiges of the Fifth

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

SECTION 111 expands the definition of the "enemy
combatant" designation.

SECTION 122 restates the government's newly announced
power of "surveillance without a court order."

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."

*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 "determine" 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." 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 ÷ 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." 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

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

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

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.



Some relevant quotes upon which to reflect:

[From New World Order Proponent Henry Kissinger:]
"Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to
restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful. This is especially true if
they were told there was an OUTSIDE THREAT from beyond, whether real or
PROMULGATED, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all
peoples of the world will plead with world leaders to deliver them from
this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented
with this scenario, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for
the guarantee of their well being granted to them by their world
government." -- Henry Kissinger speaking at Evian, France, May 21, 1992
Bilderburgers meeting. Unbeknownst to Kissinger, his speech was taped by a
Swiss delegate to the meeting.

"The aim of totalitarian education has never been to instill convictions, 
but to destroy the capacity to form any." 

"It is the duty of the patriot to protect his country from its government."
-- Thomas Paine 

"The citizen who sees his society's democratic clothes being worn out and
does not cry it out, is not a patriot, but a traitor."  --Mark Twain 

Regarding the embedded media:

"Our job is to give people not what they want, but what we decide they
ought to have."   -- Richard Salent, Former President CBS News. 

"Stopping terrorism is simple. Just quit screwing around with other
people's countries and the terrorists will go home. But the government of
the United States wants to go on screwing around with other people's
countries, refuses to stop, indeed views it as Manifest Destiny for the
United States Government to persist in screwing around with other people's
countries, and views the inconvenience, increased tax burden, loss of civil
liberties, and even deaths among the American people as just another cost
of doing business. 
-- Michael Rivero

" Everyone likes to say Hitler did this" and "Hitler did that". But the
truth is Hitler did very little. He was a world class asshole, but the evil
actually done, from the death camps to WW2 was all done by citizens who
were afraid to question if what they were told by their government was the
truth or not, and who because they did not want to admit to themselves that
they were afraid to question the government, refused to see the truth
behind the Reichstag Fire, refused to see the invasion by Poland was a
staged fake, and followed Hitler into national disaster.     Michael Rivero

" Any dictator would admire the uniformity and obedience of the (U.S.)
-- Noam Chomsky

"Whether the mask is labeled Fascism, Democracy, or Dictatorship or the
Proletariat, our great adversary remains the Apparatus-the bureaucracy, the
police, the military.... No matter what the circumstances, the worst
betrayal will always be to subordinate ourselves to this Apparatus, and to
trample underfoot, in its service, all human values in ourselves and in
-- The French worker philosopher Simone Weil,1945

  "The loud little handful will shout for war. The pulpit
  will warily and cautiously protest at first.... The
  great mass of the nation will rub its sleepy eyes, and
  will try to make out why there should be a war, and
  they will say earnestly and indignantly: "It is unjust
  and dishonorable and there is no need for war."
  Then the few will shout even louder.... Before long you
  will see a curious thing: anti-war speakers will be
  stoned from the platform, and free speech will be
  strangled by hordes of furious men who still agree with
  the speakers but dare not admit it...
  Next, the statesmen will invent cheap lies...and each
  man will be glad of these lies and will study them
  because they soothe his conscience; and thus he will
  bye and bye convince himself that the war is just and
  he will thank God for a better sleep he enjoys by his
    -- Mark Twain

"A people that wants to be free must arm itself with a free press."
-- George Seldes, journalist

" [The Third World War] is a war that has been fought by the United States
against the Third World. It might also be called the Forty-Year War, like
the Thirty-Year and Hundred-Year Wars in Europe, for this one began when
the CIA was founded in 1947 and continues today. As wars go, it has been
the second or third most destructive of human life in all of history, after
World War I and World War II. "

-- John Stockwell, former CIA official and author


"In a dictatorship, censorship in used; in a democracy, manipulation."

-- Ryszard Kapuscinski, journalist, Le Monde diplomatique (Paris), August

"There isn't a trick in the racketeering bag that the military gang is
blind to. It has its 'finger men" (to point out enemies), its "muscle men"
(to destroy enemies), its "brain guys" (to plan war preparations), and a
"Big Boss" (supernationalistic capitalism). 

-- General Smedley Butler, former US Marine Corps Commandant,1935

"Americans cannot teach democracy to the world until they restore their

-- William Greider

"Never forget that everything Hitler did in Germany was legal."
-- Martin Luther King, Jr.

(Comment: Welcome to the legal Patriot Act I and II)

"Every politician in the world is all for revolution, reason, and
disarmament--but only in enemy countries, not in his own." 
-- Hermann Hesse - Author (1877-1962) 

"We now live in a state of permanent war - a global arms industry,
apparently the largest single international business, must have its
products used up so more can be sold. There must be profits for the
capitalists and jobs for the proles... Are we not still in Caligula's Rome?
-- David Watson, New Internationalist magazine, May 2000, p35

"To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men." A.

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter"?
   Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Anyone who trades liberty for security deserves neither liberty nor
security"...Benjamin Franklin

"Ignorance is bliss, public ignorance is Government bliss."  David

"Our government has kept us in a perpetual state of fear - kept us in a
continuous stampede of patriotic fervor - with the cry of grave national
emergency. Always there has been some terrible evil at home or some
monstrous foreign power that was going to gobble us up if we did not
blindly rally behind it ..." 
-- General Douglas MacArthur, 1957

"Insanity in individuals is something rare - but in groups, parties,
nations and epochs, it is the rule."  --Friedrich Nietzsche 

"...(the) first job is to build the credibility and the authenticity of
your propaganda, and persuade the enemy to trust you, although you are his
enemy." -- 
A Psychological Warfare Casebook Operations Research Office Johns Hopkins
University Baltimore (1958)

"No society is good - whatever its intentions -if people are not free to
speak their minds."

   "If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will
    be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy."
    James Madison, while a United States Congressman
   "Once a government resorts to terror against its own
    population to get what it wants, it must keep using
    terror against its own population to get what it wants.
    A government that terrorizes its own people can never
    stop. If such a government ever lets the fear subside
    and rational thought return to the populace, that
    government is finished."
     --Michael Rivero 

"Together we shall either save our planet, or together we shall perish in
its flames." 
--John F. Kennedy



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