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  •  Paulestinians (6+ / 0-)

    First the Obama admin denied the extra judicial use of drones.

    Then they admitted the drones.

    Then they said they could use the drones anywhere in the world without impunity.

    Then they said they could kill Americans abroad with drones without due process.

    Now they say they can kill Americans at home with drones without due process.

    Obama is no protector of civil liberties.  And if you don't mind Obama's finger on the trigger with the authority to murder you because he decides you are a "terrorist," just wait until President Paul has his finger on the trigger.  I wonder how you will feel about it then.

    •  That is faulty reasoning. If Rand Paul were ever (1+ / 0-)
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      president he would not need a precedent from the president for what the wackadoodle dandy would do.

      guns are fun v. hey buddy, watch what you are doing -- which side are you on?

      by 88kathy on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 02:16:02 PM PST

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    •  Truman used the atomic bomb. No other president (0+ / 0-)

      has used that as a precedent.  Although I was scared Nixon wanted to.

      guns are fun v. hey buddy, watch what you are doing -- which side are you on?

      by 88kathy on Wed Mar 06, 2013 at 05:50:58 PM PST

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