Obama’s hybrid is a cross between the star chamber and the Spanish Inquisition

This is tortured logic at its best when the Attorney General “…Holder argued that a careful and thorough executive branch review of the facts in a case amounts to “due process” and that the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment protection against depriving a citizen of his or her life without due process of law does not mandate a “judicial process.”…” This from the number one officer of the law.

Subversion of the constitution from the top and the Obama update of the Star Chamber. He or whoever follows only has to change the geography and play with a few definitions and no one is safe.

Now, ask yourself: what chance does a mother with a 6th grade education have without the protection of due process? What chance do you have if the government decides to put you in a military prison, hold you incomunicado and then execute you?

star chamber (n) – Bing Dictionary star cham·ber harsh and arbitrary tribunal: a court or tribunal noted for being harsh, arbitrary, and unaccountable in its proceedings

“While the speech is a gesture towards additional transparency, it is ultimately a defense of the government’s chillingly broad claimed authority to conduct targeted killings of civilians, including American citizens, far from any battlefield without judicial review or public scrutiny,” said Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU’s National Security Project. “Anyone willing to trust President Obama with the power to secretly declare an American citizen an enemy of the state and order his extrajudicial killing should ask whether they would be willing to trust the next president with that dangerous power.”

Holder argued that a careful and thorough executive branch review of the facts in a case amounts to “due process” and that the Constitution’s Fifth Amendment protection against depriving a citizen of his or her life without due process of law does not mandate a “judicial process.”

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