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The Washington Post has a dangerously misguided editorial strongly defending the Executive's right to indefinitely detain even U.S. citizens under the Section 1021(b)(2) of the National Defense ...
by Jesselyn Radack
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon Sep 17, 2012 at 06:38 AM PDT with 30 Recommends
We just won the lawsuit against Obama et al over the indefinite detention provisions of the fiscal 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. These provisions represented a blatant violation of due ...
by DavidSegal
Comment Count 22 comments on Wed Sep 12, 2012 at 10:57 PM PDT with 34 Recommends
As many reading this may already know, the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/National_Defense_Authorization_Act_for_Fiscal_Year_2012 National Defense Authorization Act] ([http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/...
by bobswern
Comment Count 29 comments on Sat May 19, 2012 at 03:28 PM PDT with 38 Recommends
On Wednesday night, the House GOP leadership effectively conceded that they no longer have the votes in the House to sustain the current war policy in Afghanistan. The Rules Committee, which is ...
by Robert Naiman
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu May 17, 2012 at 11:08 AM PDT with 2 Recommends
Someone has some sense . A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction late Wednesday to block provisions of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that would allow the military to ...
by jpmassar
Comment Count 279 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 03:54 PM PDT with 353 Recommends
Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) urged his colleagues on Monday to ensure that next year’s National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) did not allow the military to detain anyone on U.S. soil without trial.
by Karen Hedwig Backman
Comment Count 4 comments on Wed May 16, 2012 at 11:57 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
This diary got me thinking about that question above. What does truly make a horrible president? What makes a president great? I might get a little long winded but join me below for perhaps the two ...
by idbecrazyif
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 18, 2012 at 01:37 PM PDT with 0 Recommends
In yesterday’s Liberty and Justice for Non-Muslims , NY Times opinion editor Andrew Rosenthal finally speaks about the US policy of no legal rights for Muslims. It’s so important that Rosenthal ...
by David Levitt for US Senate
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 31, 2012 at 02:07 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
As reported by TPM . The Obama administration issued procedures late Tuesday on their interpretation of the provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which required some ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 289 comments on Wed Feb 29, 2012 at 03:33 PM PST with 233 Recommends
Originally published at Tikkun Magazine | Israel’s system of military justice – the complex and suffocating legal framework which has governed Palestinians in the Occupied Territories for ...
by David Harris Gershon
Comment Count 104 comments on Sun Feb 19, 2012 at 09:16 PM PST with 130 Recommends
That’s right. However, the real question is when did so many Democrats just stop caring? Maybe it’s incorrect to say they have stopped caring, because after all, we see so much effort devoted to ...
by priceman
Comment Count 388 comments on Thu Feb 16, 2012 at 08:16 AM PST with 45 Recommends
Chis Hedges: Why I'm Suing Barack Obama Wherein Reporter Chris Hedges makes his case for why the ...
by Frank Vyan Walton
Comment Count 65 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 12:56 PM PST with 35 Recommends
The President of the United States, partially elected on his intimate knowledge of the US Constitution, has forsaken his oath to that document and signed into law measures which allow for the ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 24 comments on Sun Jan 22, 2012 at 08:33 PM PST with 10 Recommends
While the idea of “indefinite detention” of people determined to be “enemies” of the United States is currently being debated, for American Indians this is an old issue and one in which they ...
by Ojibwa
Comment Count 31 comments on Tue Jan 17, 2012 at 07:59 AM PST with 94 Recommends
(From [http://www.populist.com/12.02.edit.html The Progressive Populist]) When President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act into law on Dec. 31, the event was largely overlooked by ...
by jcullen
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Jan 15, 2012 at 09:30 AM PST with 3 Recommends
I'm very active in my local Democratic party and get a lot of internal emails with invitations to meetings. Last month, one such email led me to a meeting at which I met proud "blue dog coalition" ...
by ProgressivePatriotPA
Comment Count 7 comments on Mon Jan 09, 2012 at 03:40 PM PST with 14 Recommends
You don't engage with why the politician we supported in 2008, who explicitly denounced sacrificing civil liberties for security, has not only continued most of the worst Bush/Cheney police state ...
by CT Hank
Comment Count 123 comments on Sun Jan 08, 2012 at 12:38 PM PST with 6 Recommends
David Cole, author ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 08:30 PM PST with 29 Recommends
I am deeply disappointed that President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) that includes provisions allowing the indefinite detention of American citizens with the President'...
by Congressman Patrick Murphy
Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Jan 06, 2012 at 10:39 AM PST with 23 Recommends
Since President Obama signed the NDAA legislation into law a few days ago, I've been looking for action from anyone in Congress to undo the indefinite detention language.
by tytalus
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jan 05, 2012 at 10:41 AM PST with 4 Recommends