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Friday, December 2, 2011

The New National Defense Authorization Act Is Ridiculously Scary | Business Insider


David Seaman, Credit Card Outlaw | Dec. 2, 2011, 9:02 AM | 27,953 | 43

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Fellow entrepreneurs, Americans, anyone who still cares about this country at all – this is a must read.

By the end of next week, the US government very likely will have the power to lock up US citizens for life at Guantanamo Bay or other military prisons -- without charge and without trial.

This means that, in the near future, a controversial Twitter post, attending a peaceful protest, or publishing an anti-Congress critique or anti-TSA rant on Google+ could land you "indefinite detention" for life, in the wording of the bill. No access to a lawyer, no access to trial.

Yes, you read that right. This would target American citizens, on American soil. Military personnel would be able to come into your house like something out of a Tom Clancy novel and chopper your innocent self down to Guantanamo Bay for life.

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I'm auto-tweeting this all weekend in the hopes that SOMEONE who knows nothing about it will at least see it..


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