The President Jails 938,000 Enemy Combatants

Via Avedon: read this chilling account of a massive violation of civil liberties by a power-hungry President.

[Link] A mere two weeks into her tenure, President Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced a sweeping roundup of illegal enemy combatants, the first step in a comprehensive program designed to protect the American people from potential terrorist activities. In accordance with the Military Commissions Act of 2006, the nearly one million detainees will be held indefinitely without trial or recourse to legal counsel until such time as the President determines they no longer pose a threat to the United States and its allies.

Read the whole thing; it gets funnier.

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