What's next? How far is "economic terrorism" from Islamofascists? Not really very far at all. When McCain runs for President the immigration issue will be front and center. Use your imagination if you want to understand what the final solution will be. And you should worry. I don't believe U.S. citizenship is any kind of protection.Does he expect anyone to take this seriously when he thinks the author of the McCain-Kennedy amnesty would result in any kind of a "final solution"? Does anyone who even uses such phrases without strong evidence expect to take him seriously? In the extraordinarily slim change that there were such a plan, the last people McCain would exact it on would be those who make money for those who contribute to him.
(1) Yes, a few parts of the MCA do apply to citizens; andAnd, the always-excitable, way-far-out-there, but at least slightly straight-shooting Alex Jones offers "Torture Bill States Non-Allegiance To Bush Is Terrorism":
(2) the MCA is probably unconstitutional in many of its applications to citizens; and
(3) some constitutional applications of the MCA to citizens are deeply troubling.
...In section 950j. the bill criminalizes any challenge to the legislation's legality by the Supreme Court or any United States court. Alberto Gonzales has already threatened federal judges to shut up and not question Bush's authority on the torture of detainees.What I'd really like to see is a short debate (with links and cites) from those who are trustworthy, experts, and who are definitely on opposite sides. Unfortunately, something like that seems difficult to find.
"No court, justice, or judge shall have jurisdiction to hear or consider any claim or cause of action whatsoever, including any action pending on or filed after the date of the enactment of the Military Commissions Act of 2006, relating to the prosecution, trial, or judgment of a military commission under this chapter, including challenges to the lawfulness of procedures of military commissions under this chapter."
Politics · Fri, 09/29/2006 - 21:35 · Importance: 1