The list is long and distinguished, but includes Obama and Jeff Miller (R-FL-1), along with anyone else who supported the NDAA. From the courts:
MANHATTAN (CN) - A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction late Wednesday to block provisions of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that would allow the military to indefinitely detain anyone it accuses of knowingly or unknowingly supporting terrorism.
In a 68-page ruling blocking this statute, U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest agreed that the statute failed to "pass constitutional muster" because its broad language could be used to quash political dissent.
"Section 1021 tries to do too much with too little - it lacks the minimal requirements of definition and scienter that could easily have been added, or could be added, to allow it to pass constitutional muster," Forrest wrote.
That's because there never was a care in the world about the Constitution. The entire point was to abuse people, much as it was during Kristallnacht.
Our government has turned into a rogue's gallery of persecution on one hand and arm-wave enablement of fraud on the other. And none of our politicians currently in office are addressing it.
The real problem is that damned few of the contenders for their offices are either. Oh there are a few -- like Calen Fretts -- who are speaking loud and long on these issues, including those that are most-likely to screw the common man, financial frauds.
The bad news is that the higher you go up the chain in the candidacy game (toward President) the less-likely you are to find a focus on the issues that are most-likely to impact you. That is, you'll find Governor Johnson speak on the Patriot Act and NDAA, but he won't speak against the financial frauds, even though it's much more likely you'll get hosed by those scamsters than be locked up under the Patriot Act or NDAA.
Sure, the risks are very real there and it's good to hear a judge call BS on the NDAA. But what's distressing is that even so-called "Libertarians" refuse to bring front and center all of the abuses that government foists off on common people, leading with those that are the most likely to screw you blind.
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