Executive Order Overturns US Fifth Amendment

Tuesday, there wasn’t even a fuss. Wednesday, the world was a little different. By executive order, the Secretary of the Treasury may now seize the property of any person who undermines efforts to promote economic reconstruction and political reform in Iraq. The Secretary may make his determination in secret and after the fact. The UK’s Guardian has an article explaining how the new authority will only be used to go after terrorists — via Slashdot

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