What happened to "Don't Tread on Me"?
Ron Paul addresses it fairly well here. Look at Paul's comments, and what he cites.
Ron Paul Calls National Defense Authorization Act "Slip Into Tyranny"
Interestingly enough, this bill could very well be used against Congress (How Congress is Signing its own Arrest Warrants in the NDAA Citizen Arrest bill | Naomi Wolf) and in addition, according to a constitutional attorney the NDAA also makes closing Guantanamo a near impossibility (Constitutional attorney: Guantanamo ‘nearly impossible to close’ thanks to NDAA | The Raw Story)
"Oh, how I wait at night and wonder and hope, if love, only love, will heal this mangled body, this fractured mind, this fragmented soul."~ Anonymous