Bush - Era Debate: Using GIs in the US

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2009/07/25/us/25detain.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

    By MARK MAZZETTI and DAVID JOHNSTON
    Published: July 24, 2009
    WASHINGTON — Top Bush administration officials in 2002 debated testing the Constitution by sending American troops into the suburbs of Buffalo to arrest a group of men suspected of plotting with Al Qaeda, according to former administration officials.

    Some of the advisers to President George W. Bush, including Vice President Dick Cheney, argued that a president had the power to use the military on domestic soil to sweep up the terrorism suspects, who came to be known as the Lackawanna Six, and declare them enemy combatants. <more at link above>
     
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    Why not post that back 7 years ago, when someone might have given a fuck about it.
     
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    So Obama almost starts a race war and Mark Mazzetti and David Johnston of the New York Times try to deflect it by publishing a 7-year old story about the Bush Administration. Check.
     

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