Why I'm suing Barack Obama
Chris Hedges (truthdig.com)
[This is] to challenge the legality of the Authorization for Use of Military Force as embedded in the latest version of the National Defense Authorization Act [NDAA], signed by the president Dec. 31....
I spent many years in countries where the military had the power to arrest and detain citizens without charge. I have been in some of these jails. I have friends and colleagues who have “disappeared” into military gulags. I know the consequences of granting sweeping and unrestricted policing power to the armed forces of any nation.