NDAA Military Detention of US Citizens Breaks Through to Major Media. Not American One, the BBC.

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Description: Breaking the major news media’s blackout on the most radical elimination of American rights in US history, Professor of Law Jonathan Turley speaks to BBC on the National Defense Authorization Act of 2011 (NDAA), which allows for the indefinite military detention of US citizens without charge or trial in violation of the right to a jury trial guaranteed by the Constitution. Professor Turley addresses Obama’s NDAA “signing statement” which seeks to downplay this broad new claim of authority, and the entire context of government encroachment on American rights since 9/11. He points out Obama’s recent claim of presidential authority to order any American citizen assassinated without charge or trial when deemed suspected of terrorism, and the veil of secrecy which surrounds government proceedings for deciding who is and who is not a “terrorist.” For more information on NDAA go to RecallTheTraitors.blogspot.com NDAA Primer, Pertinent Sections with Commentary Section 1021 (b) COVERED PERSONS.—A covered person under this section is any person as follows (1) A person who planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001, or harbored those responsible for those attacks. (2) A person who was a part of or substantially supported al-Qaeda, the Taliban, or associated forcesthat are engaged in hostilities against the United States or its coalition partners, including any person who has committed a belligerent act or has directly supported

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