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bvar22 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-01-11 05:37 PM
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41. When the President does it, that means it is NOT illegal.

Do all those you who support Obama's Unitary Executive Powers
also support Bush-the Lesser when he grabbed those extra-Constitutional Powers
for The Presidency,
and will you continue to support these new Presidential powers when the Republicans retake the White House?

The right to Due Process and Public Trials are NOT just to protect the "accused",
they were put in place to Protect YOU.
They were put in place so that our government would remain accountable to The People,
and so that EVERY American could fulfill their democratic obligation to provide OVERSIGHT.

Depriving those "accused" of terrorism of Habeas Rights, a Defense, and a Public Trial
deprives EVERY SINGLE AMERICAN of the RIGHT and OBLIGATION to observe our government carrying out its duties.

It is my RIGHT and OBLIGATION as an American citizen to attend these trials,
to be able to examine the evidence against the accused,
and to hear the governments case against them.
Anything LESS is an infringement of MY rights.

I am amazed that people posting on a "Liberal" website would think this is a little thing
not worth worrying about.


"Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
--- Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759
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