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  •  Yeah. (4+ / 0-)

    I'm not sure where you get off denying terrorists in the United States due process, unless they are presenting an imminent danger (i.e. running into a building with a bomb strapped to his chest.)

    28, white male, TX-26 (current), TN-09 (born), TN-08 (where parents live now)

    by TDDVandy on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 01:47:49 PM PST

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    •  I'm not sure where you get off... (8+ / 0-)

      ...calling someone a terrorist before they've committed an act of terrorism.

      Are you saying that the FBI is incapable of handling domestic threats within the US?  We need the CIA and The Pentagon drone-bombing US citizens who haven't been charged with, let alone committed a crime?

      Welcome to Tienanmen Square, comrade.

      •  Ummm... okay. (1+ / 0-)
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        4kedtongue

        Thank you for completely misreading the comment.

        What I actually said was that we should NOT be conducting drone strikes on supposed terrorists in the United States.  That would be why we have the justice system.

        But, hey, if you want to read that comment as being in favor of drone strikes in the United States, go ahead and continue being a dick to people who "disagree" with you and using red-baiting language normally seen on right-wing boards.

        28, white male, TX-26 (current), TN-09 (born), TN-08 (where parents live now)

        by TDDVandy on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 02:02:45 PM PST

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        •  If I misread your comment... (0+ / 0-)

          ...I apologize.  I thought it was sarcasm.

          However, I still take (slightly less) exception to the idea that only terrorists, the imminent variety or your run-of-the-mill planners / sympathizers have something to fear from the powers being justified by the Attorney General.  I mean, people are wrongly accused of crimes every day.

          Anyway, apologies if I misread your comment and my reply was extreme.

          •  No problem. (1+ / 0-)
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            4kedtongue

            And I'm a criminal defense lawyer, so yes, I'm aware of the problem of people being wrongly accused of crimes.

            In fairness, I should have clarified with the qualifier of "suspected" terrorists, so that's my bad.

            28, white male, TX-26 (current), TN-09 (born), TN-08 (where parents live now)

            by TDDVandy on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 02:49:02 PM PST

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