Sen. Dianne Feinstein D-Calif., dismissed Sen. Rand Paul’s nearly 13 hour filibuster protesting the use of drones on American citizens on American soil. “No drone is going to be used in the United States against an American citizen walking down a street, or sitting in a cafe,” Feinstein insisted on MSNBC last night. Feinstein joined Sen. John McCain R-Ariz. ridiculing Paul for warning about a drone targeting an American dissident such as actress Jane Fonda. “And then there was the stupid example of a drone being used against Jane Fonda,” Feinstein added. “I mean,
Comments: If the situation was reversed and a Democrat had done what Paul did and used a conservaive as an example she would have been celebrating. I´m sick of these duplicitous jerks. It´s not befitting on the Senate floor?? She must have missed the outrageous, inappropriate things her buddy Dingy Harry has said on the Senate floor.
What #3 said regarding Feinstein. I´m confused, however, as to "Crash" McCain. Is he saying it would have been o.k. to have napalmed her behind off that anti-aircraft gun? Or perhaps, since they were in Hanoi at the same time, he fears he could have been collateral damage.
We didn´t have drones back in 1993 did we -that didn´t start the federal government with a Democrat Prsidnet and Attorney General from using other military style weapons to attack Ruby Ridge and Waco. What is it with Democrats ignoring the US Constitution?
Ann one more thing - enough of Dr. Krauthammer using the analogy of the US Civil War to justify the use of drones on Americans in the US today.
#14 is right. The Bill Clinton administration WOULD have used drones against the Branch Davidians. They lied(perjury) on the original search warrant in order to waver posse comitatus. They used tanks against innocent women and children. They fired guns blindly through the roof into the area where there were woman and children. They purposely mutilated dead bodies with their tank treads. Firing into the buildings from drones would have been a minor addition.
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Mr. Hanky, 3/8/2013 9:38:39 AM (No. 9214725)
Hey Fineswine, what is DHS doing ordering 2700 MRAP´s? What are they doing with 2 Billion rounds of ammo? Gearing up for war?
does anyone remember that the WHI said Feinsteins cmpaign money,,in the millions..had dissapeared from the bank account...just dissappeared....think maybe someone has replaced the money and she is now back to being the good spokesperson for this adminstration.. as far as Jane traitor fonda...she should have had her citizenship revoked and made to live with the VC...but the dems loved her betrayal of our boys....she is scum
Yes, they will use drones to kill Americans on US soil. They use helicopters now and thermal imaging to find people they are chasing in the woods. Someday, maybe not soon but some guy will evade arrest or maybe just be a person of interest and they Feds or the locals will use drones to find him and kill him.
Feinstein plays the part of a responsible legislator on t.v. but in the flesh.......grave concerns about BenGhazi that sort of petered out, etc. As for her view of Hanoi Jane, she may have warm feelings for a fellow Californian but the rest of us AVOID anything Fonda is in like the plague. Paul was right on the money to my point of view, and Donald Sutherland, just out of camera range, should also be noted.
Am I to assume that feinstein and mccain are demanding that we IGNORE OBAMA´S STATEMENT THAT HE WOULD USE A DRONE STRIKE IN THE USA,ON A USA CITIZEN? No matter how far fetched it may seem, obama actually claimed that there was a possibility that he would.
Did you know that John Kerry was with Jane Fonda, Picture has him next to her, when she was over there making her anti American statements?Dianne Feinstein is old, ugly and time for her to find a hole to crawl into for the rest of her life.
It´s great that Paul figured out a way to get under the skin of these thin skinned libs. He sure knows how to bring out the worst in bad people. Both McCain and Feinstein are ba for America and bad for liberty.
The leftists are fine with kill lists as long as they are making them. They don´t consider that someday a conservative will be making that list. (That will happen someday, whatever they think.) They would love the idea that Rush Limbaugh could be targeted, but are horrified that Jane Fonda might be.
I just sent the following e-mail to Senator Feinstein, unfortunately my representation in the Senate:
I strongly disagree with your statement that Senator Paul´s argument about use of drones on American citizens was "ridiculous". He was asking about a Constitutional issue, trying to get a simple yes or no answer from the Administration, about how it interprets the 5th Amendment of the Constitution. It was not specifically directed at the use of drones. I take this very personally inasmuch as supporters of the Tea Party have been categorized by Janet Napolitano as some of the greatest "threats" to homeland security. Would that categorization as a "threat" allow the government to act against Tea Party participants, for example, since it deems them to be a "threat" ? The Constitution means something, Senator, and We The People have a right to know how our Government interprets it. I am disappointed, though not surprised, that you find this expectation "ridiculous".
#42 I´m going to cut and paste your letter to Feinstein. I could not have said it better. I might as well send it to Babs too since they are both cut from the same cloth.
These 60´s pols are out of control. Time to put them out to pasture. Are we better off today because of them? Are our institutions better off because of them? Just look around and you know that the answer is a resounding NO.
They are miserable failures except in their own minds.
Let´s clear this up. Obviously you did not LISTEN to what Senator Paul said during his filibuster. What he said was that we should NOT take out Jane Fonda on AMERICAN SOIL even if we don´t like her because she sat in a Viet Cong tank while visiting over there. Had the technology been available then, and it was known AT THE MOMENT, she would have been a fair target with the other VC.
John McCain GOT IT WRONG. No surprise there. He gets ALMOST EVERYTHING WRONG.
Yes, #48 and that of Gengis Kerry. They´ll never be able to grow grass on those graves. Just ask my 2x Purple Heart Vietnam Vet Uncle who won´t talk about his experiences and brushes off what it took for those medals to be awarded to him.
All it took to authorized military tanks and helicopters at Waco was to claim that drugs were involved. General Clark, commander of the 1st Cavalry Division at Ft. Hood, was happy to oblige, and then his career took off, becoming commander of NATO. Clark grew up in Little Rock, Arkansas, and was a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford at about the same time as B.J. Clinton, 1968, both in the Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (PPE) program. What a coincidence. Apparently all it takes to murder large numbers of American citizens are evil politicians and ambitious military/police. We have an overabundance of both.
Also during the Clinton years was the attack on Ruby Ridge and the Weaver family. Mrs. Weaver stepped into the doorway of the cabin, while holding their infant, and she was shot dead. Their son was killed hen he went outside to see why the family dog was barking... the dog, too, was killed. --sounds like a lot of "collateral damage" for which a drone would have been even more efficient.
If the report i heard recently is correct, the pretext for the attacks was faulty in the first place... which certainly means that the family members killed did NOT enjoy their 5th Amendment Rights, their "due process."
We also know that every left-wing regime in history has used every means of oppression at its disposal.
AND, those left-wing regimes always have a gaggle of useful idiots to help them.
Our Constitution is our protection. But WE, as President George Washington said, are the protectors of it, what it guarantees.
So, when we have representatives IN government standing as champions of our Constitution (of OUR Rights and Liberty), then we honor them, and treasure them, and thank them.
And this is why we have contempt for those petty little tyrants who have squatted in Congress so long that their fiefdom is what they protect, not the People, not our Liberty.
My letter/email to the following, since he is not taking calls!
Dear Mr. McCain
Resign now! You have shown with your pathetic attempt at running for president back in 2008 and now attacking Senator Paul, that you should be removed from office for your lack of intelligence and failure at following through on your oath to Defend the Constitution. You are not fit for office.
Now you attack one of your own! Who has the right as a Senator to filibust and to bring these issues to the American people because we have a media that is in the bag for the Communist president we have in office. To expose this president for what he is, a communist/fascist/statist, pick one they are all anti liberty godless evil people. But you know that and support that! Time is running out for our Country and you sit on your thumbs.
Frankly, you were a traitor from way back in Vietnam. WE all know why you were released and got special treatment! WE all know you gave info and comfort to the enemy and continue to do so now.
You like the rest of the RINOS and traitorous democRATS in office need to be swept from office, but you as an old dinosaur have rigged the game so you can always have the win and then go home after you decide you are done filling your pockets with MY money and my fellow citizens money.
GO HOME, GO AWAY, YOU ARE A USELESS FEEBLE OLD MAN!
SENATOR RAND PAUL IS THE MAN YOU COULD NEVER BE! That is why you attack him.
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