That Pesky Constitution gets in Congress’ and Obama’s Way Again.

When Democrats and Republicans set aside their supposed differences and convincingly passed the NDAA with overwhelming bipartisan support, legalizing indefinite detention of anyone, including American citizens, without trial, President Obama eagerly signed the bill into law – after he had promised that he would never do such a thing. Now, someone in the establishment, thank God, is standing up to this blatant example of despotism:

Federal Judge Kathleen Forrest granted a preliminary injunction on Wednesday, striking down those sections of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2012 which sought to provide Barack Obama the power to indefinitely detain citizens without benefit of their 5th Amendment rights.

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