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Chris Hedges Responds to NDAA Defeat, Says It’s a ‘Black Day’ for Liberty

It means there is no recourse now either within the Executive, Legislative or Judicial branches of government to halt the steady assault on our civil liberties and most basic Constitutional rights.  —Posted by Peter Z. Scheer  Jul 17, 2013  truthdig.com. Holding a single flower each, two protesters wearing black hoods and orange jumpsuits take part in a demonstration in More

Ceding Liberty to Terror: Senate Votes Against Due-Process Rights> How they voted

Ceding Liberty to Terror: Senate Votes Against Due-Process Rights  CONOR FRIEDERSDORF  DEC 2 2011, 11:17 AM ET 76    The Atlantic  Asked to deny presidential authority to indefinitely detain Americans without charges or a trial, they declined, citing the threat of al-Qaeda. Is it lawful for the president to order any American held indefinitely as a terrorist, without More

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