habeas corpus officially suspended indefinitely today.

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Bee's picture
Submitted by Bee on

Since the people in my household are no longer Americans, they did not understand the context when I tried to talk to them about the subject. I reckon they are not alone; in fact, perhaps our elected politicians need some education on the point? Anyway, I feel the need to append some useful definitions:

Habeas corpus in the US wiki

Some UK historical notes from the BBC

'Lectric Law Library

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Submitted by Susan on

Um.. So.... Do you have a guest room we can crash in for a couple of years, maybe decades?

I mean, it still has another step in the process (I think?) what with the whole balance and distribution of power between the branches, but... This is dumb, D-U-M, dumb. I think they should make elected officials at all levels take and pass college level US Civics 101 classes before they are allowed to assume office.

"Do not forget. Remember and warn." -- Plaque fixed to the hollow shell of Sarajevo's National Library