Heading into 2015, things look grim. Domestically and abroad. US presidents able to govern like despots. Unilaterally claim emergency powers.
Declare martial law. Suspend constitutional rights. Rule by diktat. With or without congressional and/or judicial authority.
Based on alleged national security threats. Real or contrived. Deploying US combat troops on US streets at their discretion.
Unheard of in so-called democracies. Wage naked aggression on their say. Order anyone killed anywhere for any reason. Continue reading