«"Almost certainly this is preparation for a roundup after the next 9/11 for Mid-Easterners, Muslims and possibly dissenters," says Daniel Ellsberg, a former military analyst who in 1971 released the Pentagon Papers, the U.S. military's account of its activities in Vietnam. "They've already done this on a smaller scale, with the 'special registration' detentions of immigrant men from Muslim countries, and with Guantanamo."»
«Granite Shadow is yet another new Top Secret and compartmented operation related to the military's extra-legal powers regarding weapons of mass destruction. It allows for emergency military operations in the United States without civilian supervision or control.
[...] I can't see how the Defense Department can continue this line of argument post-Katrina. We see the human cost of a system of contingency planning done in complete secret, with a lack of any debate as to what should be the federal government's priorities, emphasis, and rules.»
Oh my no, those aren't contracts for massive military-run detention camps -- it's just the nurturing and competent US government planning to provide us with free day spas plus a whole chain of comedy clubs, to relive the comedy explosion of the '80s!!
We will all get "mani-pedis" and then take in the comedy stylings of the next Tim Allen -- and it was going to be a surprise gift, until all you cynical interweb blog people ruined it!!!