I like the argument that “there will be a real risk of him being detained at Guantánamo Bay or elsewhere” - especially the "elsewhere" part. That could be anywhere, like a "regular jail."
No kidding. This is what happens when you’re arrested.
While we're at it, I'd like to see Shakespeare's work rewritten to remove those cruel jokes, many of which were made at a socioeconomically disadvantaged girl’s expense. I know he died 400 like years ago, but he should've known that stuff would would hurt someone's feelings, someday.
This is covered by the latest version of the bill: The government shall fine those who do not contribute to the collective beer fund.
Like you, I also fought for this right, although I can't possibly be expected to pay for it myself in this economy.
It may have nothing to do with socialism, but the behavior isn't uncommon amongst authoritarian (and often delusional) socialist leaders. As for your point about distracting from the "real point" by mentioning economics: It is most certainly related to economics in the sense that the marketplace is always subjected to a very high level of government control in a socialist market economy.