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The NDAA and Suspension of Habeas Corpus

Written By: Becky Akers  |  Posted: Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Remember all those neocons and Republicans who cheered George W. Bush's "indefinite detainment" of "enemy combatants"? Many of them - though, amazingly, not all - have lost their enthusiasm for trampling the Constitution now that Obama's administration has suspended habeas corpus for American citizens, too, with the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 (NDAA).

Outrage over the NDAA continues to boil 16 days into Amerika's shiny new police-state. Pray God the fury mounts: This horrific law completes the country's descent into totalitarianism by designating the "Homeland" a battlefield in the idiotic War on Terror. That unleashes the military on us. And as if this weren't wickedness enough, it enables the President to accuse anyone, even American citizens, of terrorism while imprisoning us without an iota of evidence or any hope of trial.

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