The NDAA passed both houses of Congress with flying colors and in spite of a veto threat from the president was signed into law just in time for 2012. Enshrined in this annual authorization of military funding are new rules which allow the indefinite detention of anyone suspected of terrorists – and yes, even US citizens if the government ever chooses.

When I write about this stuff I tend to get really angry and verbose. Fortunately, I have Stephen Colbert to make it all funny:

Well played, Colbert. Well played.

Come to think of it, I’m not sure if I should laugh or cry.

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