Re: Martial law?
Originally Posted by cragger
I believe the Senate has voted to keep this in the defense budget bill and passed it with bipartisan support (44R + 17D to keep provision in bill). It seems to me that however much or little the provision is exercised in practice, this provision taken together with executive edicts from the current and former administrations amount to a defacto suspension of Constitutional Sixth Amendment rights and a declaration of martial law.
we just might get some use out of Obama after all, he has threatened a veto.
civil disobedience a problem? NO! Our problem is that people are OBEDIENT all over the world, in the face of poverty and starvation and stupidity, and war and cruelty. -HZ