Obama: Life Imitating Art

Discussion in 'Politics' started by PoliticalChic, Sep 18, 2012.

  1. PoliticalChic

    PoliticalChic Diamond Member

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    1. In Dumas' "The Man in the Iron Mask," a prisoner,is locked up forever because he is the King of France's twin brother. See....that kind of thing can happen in a monarchy. Louis XIV has ushered in an era of absolute power, where his word is law and he accepts no dissent.
    Know where I'm going?

    2. "Less than 24 hours after a federal judge in New York ruled the federal government could not indefinitely detain “suspected” terrorists, the Obama administration asked a court to suspend the ruling.

    3. U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest on Wednesday struck down the anti-terrorism law, passed as a part of the National Defense Authorization Act for 2012, that she called unconstitutional in its provisions for indefinite military detention.

    4. The law allows detention of people suspected of “substantially” or “directly” providing support to groups such as al-Qaida or the Taliban. A group of political activists, journalists and scholars took the federal government to court over the law, citing concerns they could end up being held for exercising their First Amendment rights.

    5. The law concerns “the president’s exercise of his commander-in-chief power in the context of the United States’ current combat operations against al-Qaida, the Taliban and their associated forces,”..."
    Obama Admin. Argues Suspending NDAA‘s ’Indefinite Detention’ Provision Does Irreparable Harm to U.S. | TheBlaze.com

    6. Silly to believe that this government might overreach, constitutionally....

    ...or is it:

    "Federal investigators questioned — but later released — one of the filmmakers behind the incendiary anti-Islam video that sparked violent clashes across the Middle East.
    Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was taken in for questioning near his Southern California home early Saturday, officials said."

    Read more: FIRST PHOTO: Nakoula Basseley Nakoula revealed! Photo surfaces despite his efforts to shield face from media after interview with police - NY Daily News

    November 6th.....what kind of America do you want?

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