Obama signs NDAA into law

Well, Pres. Obama waited until yesterday to sign NDAA into law. He knew the news outlets would be focused on New Year’s celebrations instead of the fact that he just put his stamp-of-approval on a bill that effectively destroys the Bill of Rights and the Constitution. Oh, and did I mention that it also violates international law? America is supposed to set the example for the rest of the world, and we have just drastically lowered the bar.

Also, when you read headlines on the web to the effect of “Obama signs NDAA bill with reservations” make sure you read the fine print. He didn’t have reservations about holding you indefinitely or not respecting the Bill of Rights. Obama is upset because he feels the bill doesn’t give him enough power. Yeah, he wants to be personally able to determine who gets held indefinitely and where.

He did issue a meaningless statement yesterday to appease everyone saying “my Administration will not authorize the indefinite military detention without trial of American citizens,” but what about future administrations? What if, God forbid, someone like Newt Gingrich were to become president? Can you imagine a certified crazy ass like that having virtually unlimited power to arrest American citizens and hold them without trial?

This might be a bit melodramatic, but I think we just doomed ourselves. Barack Obama is an extremely intelligent guy and he knows exactly what he is doing.

Author: Brian

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2 thoughts on “Obama signs NDAA into law”

  1. Obama is an extremely intelligent guy and he knows exactly what he is doing.

    EXACTLY! He is calculated, intentional and a fantastic marketer. All those things are superb qualities to have when there isn’t abuse of power at play. Many people were afraid McCain was going to hold us too close to the constitution. Well, no need to worry about a constitution at all if Obama stays more than one term.

    1. I’m starting to think he ISN’T going to get another term. Too many people I know who voted for him the first time are saying they won’t make that mistake again.

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