By Gilbert Mercier
President Obama, despite earlier promises to veto it, will sign the National Defense Authorization Act ( NDAA). The NDAA contains dangerous provisions concerning indefinite detention of suspects without trial, and is yet another tool of “legal” repression with the Patriot Act and the omnipresent Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to crack down on basic human rights and civil liberties. It takes the United States away from the rule of law, and a step further towards a fascist system where “order” and repression is the number one priority.
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