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#1 I'm not troubled by it either. I figure he forfeited his right to due process as an American by moving to a foreign country and acting like an enemy.
Posted by Glenmore 2012-06-17 18:12||
#2 An redacted version of the Off of Leg Council decision on this would seem to be an easy thing to get done.
Posted by Lord Garth 2012-06-17 18:42||
#3 Yes, but it is interesting to ponder how O supporters wrap their heads around this action and the leak about him personally selecting targets from a menu-like kill list.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-17 18:47||
#4 Easy, swksvolFF - they're hypocrites.
Anyway, Obama's awesome.™
Posted by Barbara 2012-06-17 19:28||
#5 Ah, there's no hypocrisy in the lust for power. It's all self rationalizing.
Well, at least up till the moment they stand at the edge of the large pit dug for them.
Posted by Procopius2k 2012-06-17 19:42||
#6 A president who campaigned on hope and change appeared more like the status quo.
No! No it isn't. Obama is the first president in the history of the republic to publically call for and carry out the assasination of an US citizen. Not only that, Alawki had not been charged, much less, convicted of any crime. Obama didn't even bother to designate Alawki as an enemy combatant. Status Quo...my Ass!
Posted by DepotGuy 2012-06-17 20:47||
#7 Barbara, I have noticed that politics as a conversation topic has become progressively taboo over the last two years, among my democrat booster associates, or has become snippy and defensive.
Posted by swksvolFF 2012-06-17 21:06||
#8 three-and-a-half years trying to balance his liberal ideology with old-fashioned pragmatism
It's called a Cold War mentality. Libs have cherished it since the 50s.
Keep your casualties low. Death in the alley ways, an 'acceptable level of collateral damage', money and influence channeled to the right people and institutions.
Only differences are the assassin now sits in a darkened room with a list, and discretion has been replaced with 'reelection'.
Posted by Pappy 2012-06-17 22:41||