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Posts Tagged ‘unconstitutional

National Defense Authorization Act officially signed into law by Obama

January 5, 2012

President Obama quietly waited weeks to sign the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) legislation on New Year’s Eve after publicly threatening to veto the bill that, among other things, authorizes the indefinite detention of American citizens. Obama’s signing statement tries to reassure observers that he wouldn’t use the “law” to detain citizens. The blatant unconstitutional […]

9/11 and the antidemocratic decade that followed

September 11, 2011

Ten years after 9/11, we have failed miserably in our attempts to bring about justice for our countrymen who died that day. Indeed, whatever success America has had in routing out terrorists over the past decade has been overshadowed by the new society in which we live. A month after the World Trade Center crumbled […]

Homeland Security claims the power to strip search passengers

March 25, 2011

The federal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) claims authority to strip search every airline passenger; and to begin such a practice without even soliciting comment from the public. This outrageous statement recently was delivered to the American people by a DHS lawyer in arguments before the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of […]