The Funeral Procession

for the Constitution moves on.  Obama is not Truman.

“If President Obama signs this bill,” said Laura W. Murphy, director of the ACLU Washington Legislative Office, ”it will damage both his legacy and America’s reputation for upholding the rule of law. The last time Congress passed indefinite detention legislation was during the McCarthy era and President Truman had the courage to veto that bill. We hope that the president will consider the long view of history before codifying indefinite detention without charge or trial.”

http://news.antiwar.com/2011/12/14/house-and-obama-ok-forever-prison-bill/

 

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