President Signs Controversial Defense Bill

American VoicesPolitics ISSUE 48•01 Jan 3, 2012

Despite having fought against many of its provisions, President Obama signed a defense appropriations bill that allows the military to detain American citizens indefinitely. What do you think?

  • “I don't see why this even matters. Why would we need to detain American citizens indefinitely when we already have the authority to shoot missiles at them from drones?”

    Frank Mikulak –
    Hand Nailer

  • “Yes, but to be fair, he gave up because it was easier.”

    Amanda Watson –
    Plumbing Drafter

  • “I wonder what all those guys Obama beat out for the Nobel Peace Prize are doing now.”

    Sean Almeida –
    Uptwister Tender