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The senators voting Nay on the "Indefinite Detention by the Military" bill

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Because someone has to post this list, before posting becomes an act of terrorism, to be dealt with by the military only, in military court only (yes, folks, that's what this bill calls for).

Senators voting Nay on this year's version of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA):

Cardin (D-MD)
Coburn (R-OK)
Crapo (R-ID)
DeMint (R-SC)
Durbin (D-IL)
Franken (D-MN)
Harkin (D-IA)
Lee (R-UT)
Merkley (D-OR)
Paul (R-KY)
Risch (R-ID)
Sanders (I-VT)
Wyden (D-OR)
A paltry, forlorn lot. All other Dem senators voted Yea. Your pseudo-democracy-driven Congress at work; the final vote was 86-13-1.

And if you want the pessimistic version, note that some of those fine listed folks might have voted Nay only because the bill was doomed (yes, I said doomed) to pass.

If it might have failed, how many of those Nays would have magically turned to Yeas? (Answer: We'll never know.)

Will Obama veto this bill? I'm going to guess No, because, well, that's what he does ... talk a good game, then cave.

Oops, was that my Gitmo Moment? We'll have to see, won't we.

[Update: Added three senators lost due to copy-paste error.]


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