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In other words, Obama -- for reasons having nothing to do with Congress -- worked from the start to preserve the crux of the Bush/Cheney detention regime. Even with these new added levels of detention review (all inside the Executive Branch), this new Executive Order is little more than a by-product of that core commitment, and those blaming it on Congress either have little idea what they're talking about or are simply fabricating excuses in order to justify yet another instance where Obama dutifully "bolsters" the Bush War on Terror template. Indefinite detention and military commissions
Originally posted by CerBeRus666
reply to post by Expat888
Charismatic leaders??? Where?
Is there ANY promise this jackwagon intends to keep?
I hope that his more vehement supporters will realize now what I've been saying all along: Obama is a LIAR of the first order. He will say anything, but do only what he wants.
How's that "Change" workin' out for ya?
Originally posted by DimensionalDetective
Judge Napolitano sounds off at the outright criminality of this latest order. He says that this order actually allows a LIFE sentence, to detainees, EVEN IF THEY HAVE BEEN AQUITTED OF ANY WRONGDOING BY A JURY.
So basically, Obama has declared HIMSELF the judge, jury and executioner, OVERRIDING the judicial system, and the constitution ENTIRELY.
And as the judge so rightfully points out, if he can do this over there, what is preventing him from doing this HERE?
Go to about the 3 minute mark to hear the reference to this latest criminal order.