Washington Post has an interesting article up... [url=http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A58308-2002Nov30.html] In Terror War, 2nd Track for Suspects[/url]
I'm confused now... do we need another department to keep me safe from the Department of Homeland Security? To everyone who has voted for one of the two parties in the last few elections... are you convinced yet that you're the ones wasting your votes?
For example, under authority it already has or is asserting in court cases, the administration, with approval of the special Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, could order a clandestine search of a U.S. citizen's home and, based on the information gathered, secretly declare the citizen an enemy combatant, to be held indefinitely at a U.S. military base. Courts would have very limited authority to second-guess the detention, to the extent that they were aware of it.