The fact remains that the Congress of the United States has now has given authority to the President of the United States — any President of the United States including, theoretically, President Bachmann — the right to detain American citizens in military custody without trial, and without anything that Juan Peron would have recognized as due process.
As Roy Skaggs III says in the comments:
So. The Constitution is being moved to the “Quaint and Curious Documents” reading room at the Smithsonian. All for the want of locked cockpit doors on four jet passenger aircraft. A lot can be accomplished when the spineless and the unscrupulous find themselves in league.