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How Obama Became a Civil Libertarian's Nightmare

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President Obama now has power that Bush never had. Foremost is he can (and has) order the killing of U.S. citizens abroad who are deemed terrorists. Like Bush, he has asked the Justice Department to draft secret memos authorizing his actions without going before a federal court or disclosing them. Obama has continued indefinite detentions at Gitmo, but also brought the policy ashore by signing the National Defense Authorization Act of 2012, which authorizes the military to arrest and indefinitely detain anyone suspected of assisting terrorists, even citizens.

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   I hated Bush, but Obama could be even... by Bob Gormley on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 9:43:49 AM
The article fails to note that Bush had unlimited ... by BFalcon on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 10:20:42 AM
... by Ned Lud on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 9:47:28 AM
Only those who bought into the vacuous rhetoric of... by Phil Weingart on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 9:57:35 AM
Ryan Lizza's post-primaries portrait of Obama in t... by PCM on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 3:11:07 PM
Obama was so many peoples' great HOPE!  Not m... by Jane Christenson on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 10:01:14 AM
Obama is the definitive definition of the word. He... by linda jordan on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 11:56:53 AM
...Would you rather have a reign of terror by the ... by Bia Winter on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 at 7:45:48 AM
Lady, your bulb is about out. I hear Al Gore is... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 at 8:54:47 AM
Look, I never said I was in any way SATISFIED with... by Bia Winter on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 at 9:39:57 AM
I never bought into Obama from the get-go. Feeling... by Georgianne Nienaber on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 1:01:28 PM
[[ndaa]]... by lila york on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 2:59:09 PM
should trust any Chief Executive to use such power... by Archie on Saturday, Apr 21, 2012 at 9:49:56 PM
continuing the bribery and corruption on the grand... by bogi666 on Monday, Apr 23, 2012 at 3:30:27 AM
I was a whistle blower and the second non-Arab Ame... by Susan Lindauer on Monday, Apr 23, 2012 at 8:53:42 PM
When you are onboard an airplane, and in the cours... by Ned Lud on Tuesday, Apr 24, 2012 at 6:58:39 AM