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FULL STORY: BUSH/CHENEY WANTED TO "TEST" THE CONSTITUTION BY ARRESTING AMERICANS

Bush Weighed Using Military in Arrests



Top Bush administration officials in 2002 debated testing the Constitution by sending American troops into the suburbs of Buffalo to arrest a group of men suspected of plotting with Al Qaeda, according to former administration officials.

Some of the advisers to President George W. Bush, including Vice President Dick Cheney, argued that a president had the power to use the military on domestic soil to sweep up the terrorism suspects, who came to be known as the Lackawanna Six, and declare them enemy combatants.

Mr. Bush ultimately decided against the proposal to use military force.

 

It's not paranoia if they are out to get you ...Collapse )</nyt_text>source</div>
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