President Obama defends "targeted killing" in Terrorism fight

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  1. Liability
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    Not only did the Obama Administration DEFEND the idea of a targeted killing of a terrorist cleric who has never been "tried" for anything, but --

    in the first big round of Judicial review of that policy, the Obama Administration just WON in Court!

    http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/201...P-US-Cleric-Lawsuit.html?_r=1&ref=global-home

    Kudos to the Obama Administration on this one!

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    Agreed.
     
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    "Targeted killing" would be a marginal improvement over the current practice of indiscriminately bombing any region with a suspected Taliban presence.
     
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    This is a tricky one. Sets a pretty big precedent. Our President can now legally order hits on American Citizens or anyone else around the World. I'll have to look into this some more before i start cheerleading for it. It's more complicated than it seems.
     
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    The courts have just given the US president the power to kill dissidents and political opponents. I thought we got rid of that when we got rid of tyranny.
     
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    AS LONG as they're obvious, confirmed terrorists like that one, kudos to Obama, for once.
     
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    That's hardly what is going on in reality.... but an idiot like you fully believes that if you say it enough, some gullible fuck will start believing you
     
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    The police have to get a warrant. The President should need one, also.
     
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    :lol:

    Flatly denying something without any further explanation and calling me an "idiot" doesn't exactly prove whatever point you're trying to make.
     
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    hmm,

    Part of me wants some kind of judicial action, since he's a citizen.
    another part of me wants this POS dead and rotting under the Yemen sun.

    We are not assasins. Sorry, I think we should fault to the higher standard and have Yemen hand this fuck over or capture him. Killing him only if he's foolish enough to resist.
     
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