I Have The Power To Detain Americans -- But I Won't...

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    Obama's NDAA signing statement. So are we all supposed to now bow and thank him for this?


    Statement by the President on H.R. 1540

    Today I have signed into law H.R. 1540, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.” I have signed the Act chiefly because it authorizes funding for the defense of the United States and its interests abroad, crucial services for service members and their families, and vital national security programs that must be renewed. In hundreds of separate sections totaling over 500 pages, the Act also contains critical Administration initiatives to control the spiraling health care costs of the Department of Defense (DoD), to develop counterterrorism initiatives abroad, to build the security capacity of key partners, to modernize the force, and to boost the efficiency and effectiveness of military operations worldwide.

    The fact that I support this bill as a whole does not mean I agree with everything in it. In particular, I have signed this bill despite having serious reservations with certain provisions that regulate the detention, interrogation, and prosecution of suspected terrorists. Over the last several years, my Administration has developed an effective, sustainable framework for the detention, interrogation and trial of suspected terrorists that allows us to maximize both our ability to collect intelligence and to incapacitate dangerous individuals in rapidly developing situations, and the results we have achieved are undeniable. Our success against al-Qa’ida and its affiliates and adherents has derived in significant measure from providing our counterterrorism professionals with the clarity and flexibility they need to adapt to changing circumstances and to utilize whichever authorities best protect the American people, and our accomplishments have respected the values that make our country an example for the world.

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    No change. No hope. Biggest Dupe-Job in History.
     
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    Why did the Republican House want to give Obama this power??????
     
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    Why did the Democratic Senate and the President want all this power? The answer applies to both. The Republicans will have the White House back at some point. Both parties wanted this kind of power. And now they have it. Still believe in that "Hope & Change" scam?
     
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    No comprehension on the part of the OP.

    See my comments in the other thread on the same issue demonstrating why you’re wrong.

    http://www.usmessageboard.com/politics/201332-well-he-signed-the-ndaa.html

    But your thread does prove my point the Administration addressed the politics of the law poorly.
     
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    And what a coincidence,he signs it into Law very quietly and on a Holiday. Man,i can't believe people could have been so duped by this guy. Mass Hysteria i guess. "GOTTA GET DAT BOOOOOOOOSH!!!" stuff. Silly people. Obama/Bush work for the same Bosses.
     
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    Because they knew the Democrat Senate and Obama would take it?
     
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    The Republican house wrote this bill.


    They did NOT have to write in this part of the bill.

    WHY DID THEY WRITE THIS POWER INTO THE BILL???????????
     
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    why would they give such powers to someone they hate?
     
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    Why did the Democratic Senate support it and Democratic President sign it into Law? Answer that question and you'll have also answered your previous question. It's all about the power & control. And both parties just love that.
     

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