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Posted: 9/18/2004 11:22:27 AM EST
We have all the executive orders written up, but will it ever be declared or put into use? Pretty scary scenario if it ever is.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:38:14 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:42:45 AM EST
The only thing that would cause martial law to be declared would be some sort of national emergency along the lines of some incredibly virulent plague.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:49:50 AM EST
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:52:29 AM EST
Considering Bush declared pre-emtive martial law in 8 SC/GA counties at the G-8 Summit Meeting I would anticipate another pre-emtive martial law for certain places around Nov. voting time.

Time will tell...
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:52:58 AM EST
What if the zombies attacked???
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:55:24 AM EST
pie?
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 11:58:12 AM EST

Originally Posted By leelaw:
pie?



The lack of.

I'm gonna declare my own Martial Law soon...
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 12:00:31 PM EST

Wasn't it declared during the aftermath of huricane andrew?

Groups of men were running around raping and robing people afrerward and people were arming themselves to protect themselves.

At one point the military kicked out the media and took over. That may have been more political than anything else. It was clear that the govt didn't want what was going on being reported.


Also, didn't they declare martial law during that vetrans rebellion when they killed all of those vets with the military who had camped out in washington because they wanted their money early?

Zen

"This is my rifle, there are many like it, but this one is mine"

Link Posted: 9/18/2004 12:03:50 PM EST

Originally Posted By ZEN:
Also, didn't they declare martial law during that vetrans rebellion when they killed all of those vets with the military who had camped out in washington because they wanted their money early?
Zen
"This is my rifle, there are many like it, but this one is mine"



WTF?!?!?! Do you have link for this? I've never heard of this.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 12:05:30 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2004 12:05:46 PM EST by Max_Mike]
Ever...

Ever is a long time...

Will there ever be pie for all...
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 12:14:50 PM EST
[Last Edit: 9/18/2004 12:15:26 PM EST by cduarte]

Originally Posted By Backstop:

Originally Posted By ZEN:
Also, didn't they declare martial law during that vetrans rebellion when they killed all of those vets with the military who had camped out in washington because they wanted their money early?
Zen
"This is my rifle, there are many like it, but this one is mine"



WTF?!?!?! Do you have link for this? I've never heard of this.



that was the bonus march in 1932.... MacArthur, Patton and Eisenhower were there. Read here for more details. www.islandnet.com/~citizenx/bonus.html. It wasn't a proud day in American history.
Link Posted: 9/18/2004 12:35:59 PM EST

Originally Posted By Backstop:

Originally Posted By ZEN:
Also, didn't they declare martial law during that vetrans rebellion when they killed all of those vets with the military who had camped out in washington because they wanted their money early?
Zen
"This is my rifle, there are many like it, but this one is mine"



WTF?!?!?! Do you have link for this? I've never heard of this.



It was a discraceful time in our history. Most americans don't read history so they are unaware of it.

http://wappingersschools.org/JohnJayHS/students/ap/ap33/

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/macarthur/peopleevents/pandeAMEX89.html

http://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa/leaders/patton/bonus_1

http://www.lib.niu.edu/ipo/ihy930564.html

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/snprelief4.htm


Always seem to me to be the wrong thing to send the military in.



Zen



Link Posted: 9/18/2004 12:43:10 PM EST
it is possible. +1 on the bioterror scenario, kind of like that clancy book, "executive orders", maybe? hell, his jetliner suicide attack transpired. nothing would surprise me these days.
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