In 1994, Sen. Biden authored the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act that drastically expanded federal authority to incarcerate and execute citizens, and abolished education grants for prisoners.

In 1995, Sen. Biden introduced the Omnibus Counterterrorism Act. The Center for National Security Studies concluded that Biden’s bill would, among other things, “authorize the Justice Department to pick and choose crimes to investigate and prosecute based on political beliefs and associations, repeal the ancient provision barring the U.S. military from civilian law enforcement, expand a pre-trial detention scheme that puts the burden of proof on the accused, loosen the carefully-crafted rules governing federal wiretaps, in violation of the Fourth Amendment, establish special courts that would use secret evidence to order the deportation of persons convicted of no crimes, in violation of basic principles of due process, permit permanent detention by the Attorney General of aliens convicted of no crimes, with no judicial review, give the President unreviewable power to criminalize fund-raising for lawful activities associated with unpopular causes.” The bill died in committee.

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Biden = Moron


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