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Whom Can The President Kill?
New Yorker, by Amy Davidson

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Posted By:drive, 2/6/2013 2:56:25 PM

About a third of the way into in a Department of Justice white paper explaining why and when the President can kill American citizens, there is a citation that should give a reader pause. It comes in a section in which the author of the document, which was given to members of the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary committees last year—and obtained by Michael Isikoff, of NBC, on Monday—says that this power extends into every country in the world other than the United States, well beyond those where we are engaged in hostilities.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: confident, 2/6/2013 3:09:55 PM     (No. 9162201)

Apparently, anyone he wants.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Ida Lou Pino, 2/6/2013 3:12:32 PM     (No. 9162207)

Poor Amy. She´s so disillusioned with Agent Double-0-Zero that she may not attend Sasha´s next birthday party.

It´s got to hurt - - hurt really badly - - to be a delusional leftist sycophant nowadays.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 2/6/2013 3:16:05 PM     (No. 9162210)

Very short step to expand the interpretation of this theory to include domestic activity.

Incremental-ism is the the preferred method for those who have a hidden agenda.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MattO, 2/6/2013 3:27:18 PM     (No. 9162231)

Obama is the Lance Armstrong of politics. Entire "fake narrative" of who he is. Wins by deception, cheating and lies. Destroys the lives of those who try to expose the charade. Fooling all the same elite celebrities and media types.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: jackson, 2/6/2013 3:27:19 PM     (No. 9162232)

Whom??? Isn´t it who? In a headline? Somebody tell me the New Yorker is not that stupid.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Teleologicus, 2/6/2013 3:30:40 PM     (No. 9162243)

Even some in the media are beginning to catch the drift. This is a lawless administration. The radical and narcissist who calls himself Barack Obama has only contempt for everything that is not himself - including the law.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: plex, 2/6/2013 3:32:42 PM     (No. 9162248)

Whom as the object of "kill" is correct. IMHO

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Reply 8 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 2/6/2013 3:41:07 PM     (No. 9162271)

...so if skeeter doesn´t like you, he can kill you when you go on vacation outside of the USA?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: post cretaceous, 2/6/2013 4:05:32 PM     (No. 9162308)

Don´t worry, it only applies to infidels....ah, oops.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 2/6/2013 4:19:03 PM     (No. 9162330)

Couldn´t killing people in other countries by means of drones be considered an act of war? Our government sending a device into their sovereign territory to kill anyone we say is guilty of whatever we say?

Turn the situation around, and imagine Castro or Chavez or some other government´s dictator doing the same to the US. Would we not consider it an act of war?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/6/2013 5:07:04 PM     (No. 9162414)

How long will the mediatarts suck up to this guy?

Bammy can kill overseas Fox reporters if he deems them an enemy to his Badministration.

Hitler and Mussolini would envy our...
Muslimini... the Wannabe Kommie Dicktater.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: lala, 2/6/2013 5:31:06 PM     (No. 9162441)

Obama´s "enemies" had better stay put on U.S. soil...Rush Limbaugh, Paul Ryan, any boy who happens to look at one of the first daughters. I don´t trust him, and I cannot believe that the Congress is sitting idly by while he claims a license to kill.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: noddy, 2/6/2013 5:54:46 PM     (No. 9162470)

There are very few, if any, politicians I would trust with this authority. I am shocked we are not hearing more outrage from politicians and institutions.

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