Well, its nice to see the current administration can act quickly and efficiently to something: The Military Commissions Act President Bush signed on Wednesday led almost immediately to a notification being sent to the U.S. District Court that it lacks jurisdiction to consider habeas petitions from Gitmo detainees. Critiques of the act are online from the ACLU and Center for Constitutional Rights.
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.
The president could form a sizable splinter party if he's serious, but GOP defectors would have major ballot-access issues. Might they take over a smaller party instead?
Their letter to Congress warns about inevitable abuses against religious and racial minorities.
Even as the district struggles to vaccinate seniors, it will soon allow half the city to get in line.