Why Are Internment Camps Being Built?
By Chuck Baldwin
The Internet is abuzz with news about the construction of internment camps
all across America. Of course, "mainstream" media outlets refuse to touch
the subject; or if they do, they pooh-pooh the story; they do what Glenn
Beck recently did: try to debunk the story as fallacious and impugn people
who speak of it as "conspiracy nuts." The fact that the Becks, Hannitys,
Limbaughs, and O'Reillys of the media circus refuse to deal with the
construction of large numbers of internment camps does not make them
For starters, all anyone need do to begin a serious investigation of the
subject of internment camps is Google the phrase "FEMA Camps." There is more
than enough evidence in that search engine alone to keep one busy with some
in-depth private investigation of the subject for quite a while.
Another URL to check out is this one from the June 2009 Idaho Observer:
As people read my columns all across America, I have had numerous readers
contact me, saying that they have personally witnessed the transportation of
construction materials used for internment camps, have actually worked in
and around them, or have personally seen such camps. These eyewitness
testimonies have come from very credible people, including law enforcement
and military personnel, as well as airline pilots and construction workers.
Just a few weeks ago, I was aboard a cross-country flight when the passenger
I was sitting next to (a total stranger) asked me to take a look out the
window. He asked, "Do those look like internment camps to you?" I was
astonished that the man (1) would even know to notice such a potentiality,
and (2) would be so bold as to ask such a question of a total stranger. I
must say, I was extremely happy to make his acquaintance. And we had a very
warm and invigorating discussion the rest of the trip.
We were flying over Colorado, over extreme wilderness terrain, and, yes,
right in the middle of nowhere, the buildings and surrounding features that
I saw sure looked like internment camps to me. Of course, flying at over
30,000 feet in the sky makes it difficult for any kind of detailed analysis
to take place; that is for sure.
Then, a friend recently brought this URL to my attention:
This is an advertisement by the National Guard promoting the Military
Occupational Specialty (MOS) of "Internment/Resettlement Specialist."
Question: why does the National Guard need to recruit
Internment/Resettlement Specialists? What do they know that we should know?
Furthermore, I have had military personnel tell me that many of the US
military bases that have been recently "closed" are also being prepared as
large-scale "holding areas."
Obviously, the question that begs to be asked is, "Who is the US government
planning to intern and resettle?" And another question is, "How many people
are they planning to intern that would require the massive number of camps
that are apparently being constructed?"
Some suggest that these facilities are being prepared for large numbers of
illegal immigrants. This seems extremely doubtful, however, considering the
propensity of the federal government to (1) do next to nothing to seriously
curtail the flood of illegal aliens into America, (2) do virtually nothing
to apprehend illegals known to be in the US, and (3) do everything it can to
facilitate the release of those illegals incarcerated by State and local
To think that the federal government intends to place thousands
of illegal aliens in internment camps borders on lunacy. If anything, the
federal government (with either Democrats or Republicans in charge) has done
everything it can to (1) entice illegals to come to America, and (2) provide
every incentive for them to stay illegally in this country after having
entered. I feel safe in saying that we can eliminate the possibility that
these camps are being prepared for illegal aliens.
Others suggest that these internment camps are being constructed to
accommodate "enemy combatants" from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. Yet, the
total number of these types of detainees is miniscule compared to the
detention space being constructed. Can one really imagine the need to build
facilities that could accommodate prisoners numbering in the tens of
thousands to house a few hundred foreign troops? I don't think so.
Then, of course, there are those who continue to deny that these internment
camps exist at all. But then, were there not thousands of Germans who denied
the existence of concentration camps during World War II? These types of
people would refuse to believe the sun came up in the east if the government
spinmeisters told them it didn't.
That our federal government is building large numbers of "holding areas" or
internment camps seems to be an established fact. The only questions that
remain are "Why?" and "For whom?"
At this point, the imagination can take us anywhere, but it is not a little
disconcerting when the same federal government that is building these
internment camps begins categorizing Christians, conservatives, people who
support the Second Amendment, people who oppose abortion and homosexual
marriage, people who oppose the North American Union and the New World
Order, people who oppose the United Nations and illegal immigration, and
people who voted for Ron Paul or Chuck Baldwin as "extremists," or
"potential dangerous militia members."
Anyone knows that before a government can begin persecuting and imprisoning
large groups of people, they must first marginalize them. As someone said,
"Just because you are paranoid does not mean they really aren't trying to
In fact, an argument could be made that by today's politically correct
definition, America's Founding Fathers would be categorized as "paranoid,"
"extremists," or "potential dangerous militia members." I would even go so
far as to question the patriotism of anyone today that is not a little
paranoid. This federal government has certainly earned whatever paranoia
Feelings of paranoia notwithstanding, why is the federal government
constructing large numbers of internment camps, and who does the government
plan on incarcerating in those camps? Those questions still need to be
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