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White House's Ability to Indefinitely Detain American Citizens Without Charge or Due Process

This act of "...[reauthorizing] the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or due process..." is completely and utterly wrong. How can we boast that we live in a free country that is willing to detain its own citizens (against habeaus corpus)? At what point (and how) do Americans stand up and say no to: The Patriot Act, detaining citizens, Guantanamo Bay, etc...?


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    Gail . 50+

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    Jan 30 2013: Apparently Americans don't. They keep electing people to Congress who want to deprive us of our safety through unconstitutional measures like The Patriot Act.
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    Feb 10 2013: Let's be fair and balanced. The link you have provided and hardly objective in its reporting, and it also provides conflicting accounts as to the current situation regarding the status of this law. :

    This is a more recent report: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/02/06/ndaa-indefinite-detention-lawsuit_n_2632254.html
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    Feb 7 2013: To just add some gas to the fire, only because I have I evil side. ;)

    The US population is 313,914,040 and Department of Homeland Security purchase over 1,6 billion bullets in the last 10 months.
    So 1,600,000,000 divided by 313,914,040 is just over 5 bullets per US citizen.

    Hmm Obama does seem a little robotic, I never seen Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines. But maybe I should. ;)
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    Feb 7 2013: What is the specific example of " the White House’s ability to indefinitely detain American citizens without charge or due process..." that you are referring to?
    You have left this out of the question. Please provide some specifics.
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    Jan 31 2013: As I understand the Patriot Act ... it is designed to prevent foreign and domestic terriorism. Although Obama preaches against these decisions he still uses the Act. Democrats held a majority in both the House and the Senate for the first three years of his presidency had there been anything they wanted to enact or delete the opportunity was made available to them .... it appears they were happy with it.
  • Jan 31 2013: They boast, or someone does because they are completely brainwashed and it is a complete job.
    They only believe what they are told to believe, they only think what they are told to think,
    they only say what they are told to say and they only do what they are told to do.

    Conversely, they don't believe what they are told not to believe, they don't think what they are
    told not to think, they don't say what they are told not to say, and they don't do what they are
    told not to do.

    That, is being a mental robot. That is being made into Artificial Intelligence and it is growing
    and spreading.

    Americans worship lies as you already noticed. That is mental illness. It borders on insanity
    because now, they don't want the truth. They prefer their lies.