Holder: Drone Strikes On Americans In U.S. Legal

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by pspr, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. pspr

    pspr

    More disturbing thought from Obama's administration.

    Attorney General Eric Holder can imagine a scenario in which it would be constitutional to carry out a drone strike against an American on American soil, he wrote in a letter to Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

    “It is possible, I suppose, to imagine an extraordinary circumstance in which it would be necessary and appropriate under the Constitution and applicable laws of the United States for the President to authorize the military to use lethal force within the territory of the United States,” Holder replied in a letter yesterday to Paul’s question about whether Obama “has the power to authorize lethal force, such as a drone strike, against a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and without trial.”

    Paul condemned the idea. “The U.S. Attorney General’s refusal to rule out the possibility of drone strikes on American citizens and on American soil is more than frightening – it is an affront the Constitutional due process rights of all Americans,” he said in a statement.


    http://washingtonexaminer.com/eric-...ricans-on-u.s.-soil-are-legal/article/2523319
     
  2. Obama “has the power to authorize lethal force, such as a drone strike, against a U.S. citizen on U.S. soil, and without trial.”

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    Then what is the difference between the USA and North Korea !
     
  3. Lucrum

    Lucrum

    We owe more money than they do?