The proposed new Corker-Kaine AUMF would give even more power to the president to wage war against whoever he wants with Congress essentially powerless to curb him.
Latest NDAA Prohibits Closure of Gitmo, Envisions Terrorism-Free Middle East, Expands Selective Service to Young Women
Also deals with base closures, domestic violence, and the Global Cultural Knowledge Network
Jay Rockefeller pushing legislation
Prediction: President will sign NDAA no matter what's in it, later bemoan having to have signed it, even though no one's forcing him to
Would have banned state's officials from cooperating with NDAA
Says the former presidential-wannabe stripped it out of the NDAA in conference committee
Called an "abomination" by Senator Paul
NDAA Passes House, Senate By Wide Margins, Amicus Brief Filed by Descendants of Interned Japanese-Americans on 68th Anniversary of Korematsu Decision
Despite efforts to amend it, a provision allowing indefinite detention remains.
The state's own Sen. Carl Levin wrote the civil-liberties-violating provision
Somebody in the Senate stands up for civil liberties
Veto the NDAA if that's what it takes to keep your (aging) word
One of the great joys of the Internet age is the voice it gives to myriad people whose opinions previously remained silent.
It's different when the guy you like does it
DNC chair should maybe read more
And why those of us who oppose such power have been left with few channels for appeal.
Judge ruled it violated Fifth Amendment
The Congress passed, and the president signed into law, a provision that would allow the military to detain anyone in the world indefinitely. America!
Provision of NDAA ruled unconstitutional in May would be revived if White House prevails