"The privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus shall not be suspended, unless when in Cases of Rebellion or Invasion the public Safety may require it."
-US Constitution, Article 1, Section 9,
"No court, justice, or judge shall have jurisdiction to hear or consider an application for a writ of habeas corpus filed by or on behalf of an alien detained by the United States who--(A) is currently in United States custody; and (B) has been determined by the United States to have been properly detained as an enemy combatant or is awaiting such determination."
-S.3930 Military Commissions Act of 2006, Section 6a
Unless Vermont secedes or Afghanistan invades us, what the Republicans are doing is not only unjust but unconstitutional... and utterly unnecessary. It makes me furious. The President has all the tools he needs to fight terrorism right now. If he can't do the job, he should step aside and let someone who can.