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-----Obama Wins Right to Indefinitly Detain ANYONE suspected of Terroism Without Due Process-----
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[quote:s. d. butler:MV8yMjk1NTUwXzM5MTg5MzM3X0U1Q0ZEMjg4] [quote:Anonymous Coward 36119557:MV8yMjk1NTUwXzM5MDg1NDI0X0UxMThDOEVC] Thank you Jorge Bush and the "Patriot Act". The reich wing are the biggest traitors the nation has ever seen. [/quote] Dear typical idiot, Perhaps you don't know that the grotesquely misnamed Patriot Act was actually written by the Klinton administration. Biden had a role as author if memory serves. The Klinton administration couldn't pass it. Because, you know , there were those small issues of unconstitutionality and annoying freedoms. The gubmint needed something like 9/11 to happen in order to get it passed. Surprisingly 9/11 happened and the bill (already written) was passed. Without of course being read. [/quote]
link to rt.com
The Obama administration has won the latest battle in their fight to indefinitely detain US citizens and foreigners suspected of being affiliated with terrorists under the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012.
Congress granted the president the authority to arrest and hold individuals accused of terrorism without due process under the NDAA, but Mr. Obama said in an accompanying signing statement that he will not abuse these privileges to keep American citizens imprisoned indefinitely. These assurances, however, were not enough to keep a group of journalists and human rights activists from filing a federal lawsuit last year, which contested the constitutionality of Section 1021, the particular provision that provides for such broad power.
A federal judge sided with the plaintiffs originally by granting an injunction against Section 1021, prompting the Obama administration to request an appeal last year. On Wednesday this week, an appeals court in New York ruled in favor of the government and once again allowed the White House to legally indefinitely detain persons that fit in the category of enemy combatants or merely provide them with support.
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