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The Death of Habeas Corpus, The Beginning of the End of America

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There are four ways to look at the Military Commisions Act that was signed into law Tuesday:

1) Oh Fuck.

2) Surely this will wake up what few logical Republicans are left in that party who will turn their backs on this tyrannical group and do something other than re-elect these un-American power whores.

3) This is all a terrible nightmare.

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4) Looks like I've got to run for President in 2008 with one simple campaign promise: to round up everyone in Congress who voted for this, along with the President of the United States and his administration, and find them all enemy combatants and hold them without representation, and torture them until I see fit, duh. And once they've screamed out all of their crimes, I will revoke this evil stain on our country, compile the ill-gotten confessions, and publish them, with the profits going to our public schools which are obviously failing because Americans not only vote these morons into office, but let them wipe their ass with the Constitution because America is too stupid to know what the fuck is going on.