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US Army JAG officer calls Posse Comitatus a "myth."


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The Posse Comitatus Act says that the military cannot be used for domestic law enforcement. The government has violated the act on several occasions, the most notorious case being the ATF assault on the Waco compound.

Here a US Army JAG officer explains why Posse Comitatus is a “myth.” He is also an “immigration attorney.” This officer arrogantly states that Posse Comitatus was to impractical to follow, therefore no longer exists.

It seems the government has deemed a lot of laws to “impractical” to follow, like enforcing the border as well. I told a cop that is was too impractical not to speed, but he gave me a ticket anyway. I guess this defense is only valid if used by the government.

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The Posse Comitatus Act was passed in 1878 to formally end “Reconstruction.” It states that, with the exception of the Coast Guard, uniformed military personnel may not be used for domestic law enforcement without an authorization from Congress.