The Final Battle | Chris Hedges at TruthOut

…The Senate and House had the opportunity this month to include in the 2013 version of the NDAA an unequivocal statement that all U.S. citizens would be exempt from 1021(b)(2), leaving the section to apply only to foreigners.  But restoring due process for citizens was something the Republicans and the Democrats, along with the White House, refused to do.  The fate of some of our most basic and important rights—ones enshrined in the Bill of Rights as well as the Fourth and Fifth amendments of the Constitution—will be decided in the next few months in the courts. If the courts fail us, a gulag state will be cemented into place…

via Chris Hedges | The Final Battle.

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