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The Dick Act of 1902

Efficiency of Militia Bill H.R. 11654, June 28, 1902. Congressional Record, House, pages 7706-7713 and 321-353, 7594-7595. Also known as the Dick Act of 1902, written by Representative Dick, passed by Congress on June 30, 1902. The three classes H.R. 11654 provides for are the organized militia, henceforth known asthe National Guard of the State, Territory and District of Columbia, the unorganized militia and the regular army. The militia encompasses every able-bodied male between the ages of 18 and 45. All members of the unorganized militia...

Preppers and Politics

I know you are thinking this is going to be some article or rant about a particular political party (though I could), or try to sway you one way or another. This is just going to be a public service announcement for our readers. In light of the recent Supreme Court decision on the healthcare bill; we are in deep shit. Our government is divided. Our citizens are divided. Where am I getting at? Keep reading.

Thirteen Ways Government Tracks Us

Privacy is eroding fast as technology offers government increasing ways to track and spy on citizens. The Washington Post reported there are 3,984 federal, state and local organizations working on domestic counterterrorism. Most collect information on people in the US. Here are thirteen examples of how some of the biggest government agencies and programs track people.

Imagine You Were Ordered To Detain, Arrest, and Imprison Americans Without Charge or Trial

If you’re in the military or law enforcement, what would you do when the orders come down?

Latest From the Hill: Congress Criminalizes the Right to Free Assembly; Strips Basic Protections of First Amendment

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances. Amendment I The Constitution of the United States of America September 17, 1787 

States Are Rebelling Against The Indefinite Detention Of American Citizens

Source: Business Insider For 49 years the National Defense Authorization Act was a simple law signed off on by the President to give the Department of Defense the money it needed to get through another 12 months of spending. This year, the Senate Armed Services Chairman Carl Levin (D-Mich) and senior member John McCain (R.-Ariz.) crafted provisions for the bill that many said would erode the 5th Amendment.