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With all political attention focused on the Republican Presidential race or the recent holiday season, President Barack Obama under the cloak of little attention signed the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) into law on New Year’s Eve. This is not your basic run of the mill law and was passed in the same manner of another law over the holidays on December 23, 1913 - the Federal Reserve Act, also known as the Glass-Owen Bill. Many see the NDAA as against all that is written in the constitution of the United states.
by Hani Hamdan January 9, 2012 Hani Hamdan lives in Burnsville and practices dentistry in Lakeville, Minn. He is a contributor and editor of Engagemn.com and a source in MPR's Public Insight Network . Shortly after 9/11, we began to see government increasingly overstepping its boundaries in the name of national security.
Morning, all, and a happy Christmas Eve Day to you.
The Obama administration on Friday proposed new hardship rules that would make it easier for illegal immigrants to apply for legal status and stay in the country if they have a spouse or parent already living here legally.
Story comes courtesy of California Watch . By Ryan Gabrielson The number of people facing deportation because of criminal charges has declined steadily the past three fiscal years, according to data released by the U.S.
President Obama speaks to a crowd at the University of Texas on Aug. 9, 2010. Despite Latinos' mounting disapproval of President Obama for his administration’s immigration policies, a majority of the demographic would still prefer to see him in the White House over his Republican challengers, according to a new study conducted by the Pew Hispanic Center.
Obama Rings in the New Year By Signing Bill Allowing Indefinite Detention of Americans Obama signed the NDAA – including a provision allowing the indefinite detention of Americans - on New Year’s eve. Obama issued a “signing statement” with the bill, which – at first blush – appears to say he won’t indefinitely detain Americans.
Using his threat of vetoing the controversial National Defense Authorization Act, known as the NDAA, President Obama demanded that indefinite detainment include American citizens, sources say.
Perhaps one of the most important questions in the United States now is who the real Barack Obama is, and what can we expect from him from now on, as we move towards next year's presidential elections facing unrelenting opposition of the Republicans in Congress.
New York, NY - As every media critic learns, the worst sin of our press is not its blatant biases, or crimes of commission, but rather the pervasive patterns of omission; what's left out!
Some say it helps fight terrorism others say it strips Americans of their constitutional rights.
'US allows indefinite detention of citizens' Tue Jan 3, 2012 8:56AM
It is official now.
By Tim Gatto This is an article that I MUST write about.