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It is truly one of the most anti liberty pieces of legislation we've ever seen in our lives.
And yet there's a virtual media blackout.
And a key provision of the 2012 defense budget.
Big government Democrats and big government Republicans in the senate.
Have said the -- to the house that would allow the military to detain American citizens on US soil -- definitely -- life.
Without access to a lawyer or ever seeing a judge.
Liberals want President Obama to -- -- conservatives like congressman Jeb -- on March.
Are also outraged he says quote the bill was carefully crafted to mislead the public.
-- -- tell -- -- dangerous this bill is too personal liberty in a free society.
Is attorney economist and former commissioned officer.
In the united states army and good friend of the show Jacob Warren -- -- it's a pleasure welcome back to the show.
Thank you judge what what do you think.
Members of the military would do.
If ordered to arrest Americans.
On US soil because of their words or their political activity.
And deliver them to the confines of a prison.
From which they could never get out and see to -- that -- never brought before a judge to challenge the government's detention -- them.
They would follow orders that's -- soldiers did they don't question the president's determination.
Of who a terrorist is or isn't.
And we saw that in the whole set but -- case where they've already proven.
That they have the authority to do this video as an American -- chairman to a military dungeon.
The and the troops followed orders and kept him there for three and a half years they tortured him.
They went up to the Court of Appeals the federal Court of Appeals they upheld it.
Now which is essentially saying you have the power to do this to any Americans and now what the senate is trying to do.
Is to make this a permanent feature of American life.
Is a hallmark of a totalitarian regime -- And of course as you know because you are a lawyer and a constitutional scholar.
If someone is physically kept from a court how can the case possibly get to a court stated differently.
Can the government succeeds in insulating this legislation.
Firm review by federal judges.
Well there's always take this corpus but I mean we've we've seen how the Court of Appeals has essentially of this generated AB -- corpus they they'd let they -- big government get by I would just a small amount of evidence to justify the continued detention.
There are no speedy trials I mean how many people had been brought to trial in the ten years they Guantanamo has been in effect.
So we we can see now that made its corpus is not proven to be an effective remedy so they can effectively.
-- this is separate sector -- military sector that is that hat now has the authority.
Under presidential -- since 9/11.
To take Americans and foreigners in the custody and now the sentence trying to make that a permanent feature of America -- has as -- I consider this the largest transformation.
Of of our legal system.
-- probably bigger even in the new deal Franklin Roosevelt's new deal.
Has has any Republican presidential candidate besides Ron Paul spoken out against this.
Not divert -- -- like here at year introductory segment -- there's like a little media black out there is there is a presidential campaign blackout Ron Paul the on the guy would speak against -- All right Jacob even when we discuss these unpleasant things it's always good to have you thanks for joining us a thank you judge does the Obama --