Obama gives himself control of all communication systems in America, MSM shrugs

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    Obama gives himself control of all communication systems in America — RT

    US President Barack Obama quietly signed his name to an Executive Order on Friday, allowing the White House to control all private communications in the country in the name of national security.

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    On the government’s official website for the National Communications Systems, the government explains that that “infrastructure includes wireline, wireless, satellite, cable, and broadcasting, and provides the transport networks that support the Internet and other key information systems,” suggesting that the president has indeed effectively just allowed himself to control the country’s Internet access.

    In order to allow the White House to reach anyone within the US, the president has put forth a plan to establish a high-level committee calling from agents with the Department of Homeland Security, Pentagon, Federal Communications Commission and other government divisions to ensure that his new executive order can be implemented.

    In explaining the order, the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) writes that the president has authorized the DHS "the authority to seize private facilities when necessary, effectively shutting down or limiting civilian communications."
     
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    I'm skeered! :ack-1:
     
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    this???

    They already do that. Non issue.
     
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    It's OK, we can trust government at all times.

    *choking while even just typing that*
     
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    It's about power we give the gov't, maybe it'll get used, maybe it won't.
     
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    Nothing new about this, it has been the law since the government invented the idea that they can sell radio frequencies.
     
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    Should I be really Skeered or just assume it is another bill that the whackjobs are misinterpreting?
     

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