Black People : No More Writ of Habeas Corpus

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  1. Destee

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    No More Writ of Habeas Corpus

    What if you're a Political Journalist, online or in print, and doing an article on fanatical Jihadists. Let's even use a new buzzphrase of late... Islamo-fascism is the focus of your piece, so you go to Google and Yahoo etc and do your research. Along the way, you visit a Mosque or three; interview a couple local Mullahs in the Bronx and Brooklyn, though it could be anywhere. Finally you sit down and hammer out your piece. Whatever.

    One day, there's a knock at your door, assuming they knock at all, and it's Homeland Security. The first thing you'll hear is "You're under arrest for suspicion of terrorist activities... you have no right to an attorney, nor the right to remain silent, nor do you get a phone call." Dramatic? I don't know, that's what they say. Anyway, they haul you down to the Police Station... FBI Headquarters...CIA local office... ok they haul you off to who knows where, you don't have the right to know. Nor, does anyone who knows you. And the reason they did this



    Now, mind you, I check very closely who I write that tax deductible check out to before April 15th comes around, but that second part... well, in a way, I'm speaking out against the Government right now and its policies. Which makes me eligible for that 'indefinitely' part.

    What is my recourse? What can I do to explain to them I was just understanding the perspective of those who don't want war, at any price? I can try and they may or may not believe me. Should they not, my loss. My next option, if they don't believe that I'm only someone sympathetic to not wanting a crusade? I can pray for rain... because:


    Furthermore...


    Ok, now they have me legally - what can I expect?


    My point? If you don't see this Act as a complete raping of my/our rights as Americans then anything I could say beyond what I already have, would be a waste of your time.

    Forget the moral side of "matching the infidels" toe to toe. Or Gandhi's an eye for an eye theory... the fact is, with this Act, we have allowed our Government Carte-blanche to do as it pleases, with not only, as it would like us to think, THEM, but with US too.

    For the First time, that contract the subsidiary of Halliburton, a firm known as Kellog, Brown and Root, received... makes sense.


    Those aren't for immigrants, those centers are for you and me.

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    One day, there's a knock at your door, assuming they knock at all, and it's Homeland Security. The first thing you'll hear is "You're under arrest for suspicion of terrorist activities... you have no right to an attorney, nor the right to remain silent, nor do you get a phone call."

    Could You Be Considered a Terrorist?

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    Yes. I could be considered a terrorist. Why? Because of my past affiliations with anti-apartheid organizations and liberation movements, some of which came to power South Africa, Namibia, Angola and Zimbabwe. Because of my support for Islamic militants during the Iranian Revolution. Because of my membership in Pan Africanist and Black nationalist organizations based in the united states. Because of my long term friendship with individuals from these organizations; friendships which have lasted for close to 30 years.

    Am I a threat to national security. No. Not under present conditions.
     
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    no more writ...

    detention centers?,heck i haven't had detention since high school.
     
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