Post Tagged with: "Defense Authorization Act"

January 2, 2012 08:06

Obama Signs Legislation Killing Bill of Rights; Ron Paul, Rand Paul, Rachel Maddow Skewer Obama; Road to Tyranny; Complete List of Senatorial Cowards Backing the Bill

“They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.” Benjamin Franklin is correct and Senator Rand Paul was a hero for fighting this bill.

December 23, 2011 10:11

So long due process

An amendment that would have explicitly excluded U.S. citizens from the bill’s military detention provisions failed by a 45-55 vote in the Senate, with only a handful of Tea Party Republicans — including Sens. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Mike Lee, R-Utah, and Mark Kirk, R-Ill., — breaking with their party to oppose selective martial law within the United States.

December 9, 2011 09:01

What Hath Terrorism Wrought?

The bill would explicitly empower the government to keep suspected terrorists in military custody indefinitely without trial, on the mere basis of suspicion of terrorist activities, and it does not make specific exception for American citizens. By Zachary Gappa at Center for a Just Society Our nation’s ongoing war on terror has had a major impact on the traditional tension between security and liberty. The latest news item is the Senate’s passage of the latest National Defense Authorization Act. This […]

December 9, 2011 09:01

What Hath Terrorism Wrought?

The bill would explicitly empower the government to keep suspected terrorists in military custody indefinitely without trial, on the mere basis of suspicion of terrorist activities, and it does not make specific exception for American citizens.

December 1, 2011 11:27

Obama Dictatorship is almost complete – The Senate voted yes on the Defense Authorization Act

They voted for our Military to detain American citizens as long as they want to, without charges, representation or trial……just because they are suspected of being a terrorist.