Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Oath Keepers to Rally in Support of Brandon Raub

From Stewart Rhodes, Founder of Oath Keepers:
Oath Keepers is coming to the aid of this young Marine veteran and our rallying cry will be “CHARGE HIM, OR RELEASE HIM.”  We cannot allow “mental illness” designations to be used as a weapon against political dissidents in America.... this is exactly what the Soviet Union did to dissidents who dared to criticize the communist regime - they were labeled “insane” and carted off to mental wards.  Now it has begun here in America.  This is a blatant circumvention of constitutional criminal due process which is every bit as dangerous as being designated an “unlawful combatant” under the NDAA and taken away to a military brig for detention without charges.  How is this any different?  Mental health detention can be used in exactly the same way.This is an incredibly dangerous crossing of a critical line in the sand - the politicization of the mental health system, using it as a weapon against dissidents to punish them for their constitutionally protected political speech.  This case is the camel’s nose under the tent, and we need to stomp on it HARD, right now. And we will.
Rhodes also  interviewed Cathleen Thomas about her son’s ordeal.  Also on the interview was Oath Keepers Eastern U.S. Vice President Rand Cardwell (a Marine Scout-sniper veteran).  You can listen to that interview here.

BTW: Here is a report from Taylor Conant on the Oath Keepers.

1 comment:

  1. It's all about the Unitary Executive. Block one method for holding people indefinitely and another emerges.