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Liberals justify Obama by saying "He's gonna do what he really wants in his second term."

Maybe they're right... The National Defense Authorization Act greatly expands the power and scope of the federal government to fight the War on Terror, including codifying into law the indefinite detention of terrorism suspects without trial. Under the new law the US military has the power to carry out domestic anti-terrorism operations on US soil. Worse, the NDAA authorizes the military to detain even US citizens under the broad new anti-terrorism provisions provided in the bill, once again without trial. [In a nod to civil rights concerns], the detainment of U.S. citizens by the military is optional. The military is not required to detain US citizens. “The legislation could also give future presidents the authority to throw American citizens into prison for life without charges or a trial,” said Sen. Bernie Sanders in a statement. -- On a positive note, the president has expressed reservations. How many people think future presidents will have reservations? How many people think Obama won't use it? Let's count hands.

http%3A//www.forbes.com/sites/erikkain/2012/01/02/president-obama-signed-the-national-defense-authorization-act-now-what/


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