He signed the NDAA bill which gives the U.S. the right to illegally detain people.

from Talib Kweli – "Know your enemy, know yourself, that's the politic." (Dead Prez) on Rap Genius

Meaning

The NDAA or National Defense Authorization Act, is

a United States federal law specifying the budget and expenditures of the United States Department of Defense. Each year’s act also includes other provisions.
The 2013 bill is being debated in Congress

This is the act for 2012, which Kweli references.

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