The National Defense Authorization Act(NDAA) of 2012 was sign on December 31, 2011 by President Obama.
The NDAA is a federal law that specifies the budget and expenditures of the Department of Defense, and it has been enacted for each of the last 49 years. However in the 2012 version the Government has slipped in verbiage that grossly oversteps our civil liberties and basically dismantles the Bill of Rights beyond what the Patriot Act did.
Fox's Freedom Watch did an excellent job of covering it with Rand Paul as a guest.
MSNBC's Rachel Maddow digs in to the details of Obama's speech about "indefinite detention"
The Youth Turks rips into Obama's signing statement and how the laws in the NDAA 2012 do in fact apply to US citizens.
An interview with Jonathan Turley, Professor of Law at Georgetown University School of Law.