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Graham: ‘I´m Totally Supportive
of the Administration´s Rationale
on Drone Strikes’

Cybercast News Service, by Christopher Goins

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Posted By:KarenJ1, 2/7/2013 11:42:00 AM

Washington – Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he´s completely supportive of the Obama administration´s reasoning behind drone strikes on terrorists on foreign soil, even those who are American citizens. When asked by a reporter on Wednesday if he was "comfortable with the administration’s rationale on drone strikes," Graham said, "Yes, I´m totally supportive of the administration´s rationale on drone strikes." According a document obtained and reported on by NBC News, American citizens can be targeted and killed by the U.S. government if the person is believed "to be a ´senior operational leader´ of al-Qaida or ´an associated force´"

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Really Miss Lindsey?? With friends like this who needs enemies. Un.be.lievable.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: abuela10, 2/7/2013 11:45:19 AM     (No. 9163664)

Americans who take up arms against America are no longer citizens.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Janjan, 2/7/2013 11:58:44 AM     (No. 9163717)

Put Lindsey on the drone strike list.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: octrojan, 2/7/2013 12:04:29 PM     (No. 9163742)

Maybe I´m missing something, but what´s the problem here? You´re really against drone strikes in foreign countries against American traitors? I´m fine with this.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: IRC, 2/7/2013 12:07:43 PM     (No. 9163755)

The problem is that these so-called "traitors" have not been charged with anything, much less found guilty.

Yes, I do have a problem with this president, (or any pother), being able to just execute anyone, on his whim, with a nod of his head.

Yes, I absolutely have a problem with that.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NYBruin, 2/7/2013 12:16:14 PM     (No. 9163780)

I´ve thouhgt Graham was a buffoon ever since I first saw him during the ill-fated Clinton impeachment hearings, where he reminded me of Huckleberry Hound! Have to admit I agree with him here, though.

Would other posters have disagreed with a drone strike on John Walker Lind had he not been captured? Really??

Good riddance to those who embrace Islamic terrorism, no matter their nationality!


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Reply 6 - Posted by: strike3, 2/7/2013 12:16:33 PM     (No. 9163783)

With a real man in the White House I could agree with the rationale but this pResident considers people like Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck terrorists and has said so. That I´m not okay with. If you don´t agree with the kenyan, he can slap any name he wants on you.

Just like bill clinton, obama takes every liberty with his definitions.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: youngtexan, 2/7/2013 12:19:21 PM     (No. 9163789)

Thank God, Texas passed the anti-drone bill.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: olcap, 2/7/2013 12:35:32 PM     (No. 9163825)

Ms. lindsey is totally supportive of EVERYTHING Obama does. It´s just that sometimes, he lets on like he´s not. Got to keep the stupids in line, you know.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/7/2013 12:42:43 PM     (No. 9163847)

Of course you do, you traitorous Progressive RINO. At least ask who decides who is on the kill list... Is it the state dept or the muslim brotherhood? Are we killing our enemies or enemies of the muslim brotherhood?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Philipsonh, 2/7/2013 12:45:11 PM     (No. 9163860)

The most obvious problem with this policy is that the drones kill indiscriminately. They are bombs and they don´t just strike the intended target. They kill civilians, women, children, strangers, passers-bye, you name it.
What legal right does the Government of the USA have to injure or murder people who have no terrorist relation to the specific target. Some may be relatives,friends,acquaintences,
or just innocent people nearbye the "target".
I find this action despicable. Bomb a vehicle with a suspected terrorist and kill 3 other people who have nothing to do with terrorism.
That is no way decent way for a society to act. Unless you are Jay Carney, reporting for
The President, and the rest of the patriotic
cretins running the show. All my opinion.
These people are not citizens of Countries we are at war with. The Government of the U>S> has not declared war. This is murder by association. I do not believe that we have the right to kill or main innocents, even children. That´s why car chases in the U>S>
by police are often called off. The risk to innocents is too great. Obviously, overseas
we can kill anyone we please whether or not they are intending some hostile action against the U>S> and it is escalating the hatred of the U>S> by the populations of these Countries where the Drone strikes are occurring. I believe that it is causing more harm than good. As I said, just my opinion.



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Reply 11 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/7/2013 12:47:47 PM     (No. 9163874)

It´s okay for Obama to decide whom to kill with drones, but it´s cruel and unusual punishment not to pay for prisoners´ sex change operations?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: LudicrousSextus, 2/7/2013 1:48:34 PM     (No. 9164020)

Just a tip for Lindsey - I read law under your pals the Wilkins brothers...

Interestingly, when I read it - there was still a thing called ´Due Process´ that held sway over *ANY* ´judgement call´ on the part of politicians.

You - being my home boy - should know this.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: kanphil, 2/7/2013 2:44:51 PM     (No. 9164115)

I heard John Bolton say something similar on Fox last night. Kind of shocked me. He was arguing that Obama is following the Bush Doctrine on this.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: tedinmich, 2/7/2013 4:13:21 PM     (No. 9164306)

Hey posters who disagree with and insult Lindsey, what do you have to say about Bolton agreeing basically with Lindsey?



Ted in Michigan

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Reply 15 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/7/2013 4:15:31 PM     (No. 9164311)

Lindsay is a Chicken Hawk´s chicken hawk.
He has no redeeming features.
South Carolina should be ashamed, but they keep electing him.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: RUReadyY3K, 2/7/2013 6:58:02 PM     (No. 9164555)

What #2 said. Graham is a knucklehead.

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