On Thursday, October 2nd, Congressman Brad Sherman (D-CA), revealed in a speech to the House of Representatives some of the tactics the Bush/Cheney Administration was using to manipulate legislators into passing the 700 Billion Dollar Paulson Bailout Plan. Most notably, he said:
“The only way they can pass this bill is by creating and sustaining a panic atmosphere. Many of us [in Congress] were told in private conversations that if we voted against this bill on Monday that the sky would fall, the market would drop two or three thousand points the first day, another couple of thousand the second day, and a few members were even told that there would be martial law in America if we voted no.”
So far as I know, the mainstream media has neither investigated nor even picked up on the story that the Administration threatened martial law. Martial law, of course, is the politically correct term for a dictatorship.
Although Rep. Sherman does not spell out who issued the threats, the only possible source for such a threat would be the Administration. No other source would have credibility.
Video is 44 seconds long.
(HT to The Choice is Now)