Thailand army declares martial law

Free Republic

The army in Thailand has announced the imposition of martial law amid political crisis “to keep law and order”.

The army has also granted itself wide-ranging powers to enforce its decision.

The military said it had taken the action to preserve peace and order.

The move comes after a long-running political crisis, and escalating tensions between the government and the opposition.

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Obama Admin Slaps Gun Sellers With “High Risk” Label Cutting Off Their Lines of Credit, Freezing Assets…

Weasel Zippers

Their not-so-stealth way of effecting gun control.

WASHINGTON – Gun retailers say the Obama administration is trying to put them out of business with regulations and investigations that bypass Congress and choke off their lines of credit, freeze their assets and prohibit online sales.

Since 2011, regulators have increased scrutiny on banks’ customers. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. in 2011 urged banks to better manage the risks of their merchant customers who employ payment processors, such as PayPal, for credit card transactions. The FDIC listed gun retailers as “high risk” along with porn stores and drug paraphernalia shops.

Meanwhile, the Justice Department has launched Operation Choke Point, a credit card fraud probe focusing on banks and payment processors. The threat of enforcement has prompted some banks to cut ties with online gun retailers, even if those companies have valid licenses and good credit histories.

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The More We Learn via Gowdy’s Benghazi Investigation – The Closer We are to Martial Law


The Daily Sheeple

The attack on the US Consultant in Benghazi, Libya on September 11,2012 which killed Ambassador J Christopher Stevens and US Foreign Service information Management Officer Sean Smith, 2 CIA operatives (confirmed by then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton), and two Navy SEALs, SO1 Glen Doherty and SOCS Ty Woods was carried out by terrorist groups related to Al Qaeda.

The whole scenario of the Benghazi incident seems cut and dry to most Americans, our Consulate was attacked by terrorists, resulting in the deaths of 6 Americans. So why the lies and cover up from the Obama Administration?

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President Obama and US Embassies ignore Armed Forces Day, but honored ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’ yesterday

American Thinker

The Obama administration’s priorities were on display yesterday.  Weasel Zippers noticed that that President Obama and a number of United States embassies commemorated ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’ while ignoring Armed Forces Day on Twitter. Among the tweets the site found were:


Barack Obama        @BarackObama

“No one should face violence or discrimination—no matter who they are or whom they love.” —President Obama