Monday, January 2, 2012

Obama’s Signing Statement on NDAA: I have the power to detain Americans

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The more I look into this new bill signed by our President on New Years Eve the more I have to question it. What is the Law of America now? Do we Live under the Constitution still? Or this Law now passed by Obama? There is no possible way we can do both.
See it for yourself here. Pages 438 on is a great place to start on this one. After all it is a book.
http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112hr1540rh/pdf/BILLS-112hr1540rh.pdf

Keep reading it gets to us as well.
Yet again. I really want to know. What is the Law of America now? Do we Live under the Constitution still? Or this Law now passed by Obama?
It's impossible to do both. What do you think?
http://www.infowars.com/president-obamas-ndaa-signing-statement-i-have-the-power-to-detain-americans-but-i-wont

Obama’s Signing Statement on NDAA: I have the power to detain Americans… but I won’t

Aaron Dykes
Infowars.com
January 1, 2012
As Americans look upon the treacherous legislation passed under NDAA 2012, it it should first be remembered that the very bill President Obama threatened to veto was controversial due to the language the Obama White House itself pressured Congress to add to the bill, according to Sen. Carl Levin.
Below is the signing statement issued by the White House in full:
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THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 31, 2011
Statement by the President on H.R. 1540
Today I have signed into law H.R. 1540, the “National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.” I have signed the Act chiefly because it authorizes funding for the defense of the United States and its interests abroad, crucial services for service members and their families, and vital national security programs that must be renewed. In hundreds of separate sections totaling over 500 pages, the Act also contains critical Administration initiatives to control the spiraling health care costs of the Department of Defense (DoD), to develop counterterrorism initiatives abroad, to build the security capacity of key partners, to modernize the force, and to boost the efficiency and effectiveness of military operations worldwide.
See more here.
http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2011/12/31/statement-president-hr-1540

More information and links are placed here.
http://www.blacklistednews.com/The_Real_Problem_with_the_National_Defense_Authorization_Act/17264/0/38/38/Y/M.html

The Real Problem with the National Defense Authorization Act

January 2, 2012

By Laurence M. Vance
For each of the past forty-eight years, Congress has passed the misnamed National Defense Authorization Act to set forth the budget of the Defense Department. President Obama just signed into law the latest version of the NDAA, but not without some controversy.

The House originally passed this 1145-page bill (H.R.1540) back on May 26 by a vote of 322-96. Only six Republicans voted against the bill (Justin Amash, John Campbell, Jason Chaffetz, John Duncan, Tom McClintock, & Ron Paul).

The 926-page Senate version of the bill (S.1867) was passed on December 1 by a vote of 93-7. Only three Republicans voted against the bill (Tom Coburn, Mike Lee, & Rand Paul). The Senate then incorporated the measure in a now 908-page H.R.1540 as an amendment.
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