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Sen. Rand Paul is Giving a Genuine Filibuster

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I'm not ok with drone warfare on American citizens.

Glad you are starting to stick up for the rights of citizens...your HRC sticker is in the mail

as opposed to the times I have been against their rights? As in....

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Scenario: An American citizen is discovered preparing an attack on something inside the US. In order to prevent an attack, a drone is used instead of ground forces for some reason. Would you give Obama "a pass" on that if he didn't order the attack? Or call him a spineless liberal?

This is why there is not a definitive "no" - because we want to let everyone know that you are not going to get a lot of extra time by using an American citizen to do your dirty work.

Does it suck? Yes. Do I like it? Not Really. But saying something completely negative when asked about this would be unethical.

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So you have enough evidence to know all the information you describe above, assuming you didn't just get the info all at one time and 5 mins before the attack, and you need to blow an American to smithereens?

Why not pick him up as you do now. Has there been ANY situation that would require this? You guys almost turned inside out on the Patriot Act. Hate to snoop, but okay to blow you away?

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So libs are for shooting Americans with drones? Or cannot say anything positive about a Pub?

Or, is it the ole, "anything Obama does is okay with me" deal? Any Dem lawmakers upset with it?

haha stirs taking imaginary shots at libs again

As a liberal, I dont support all the drone strikes, and I think the program has grown far bigger than it needs to be. Unfortunately most people dont seem to agree with me

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/cbs-poll-broad-bipartisan-support-for-drone-program

Seventy-one percent of Americans — including 78 percent of Republicans and 70 percent of Democrats — said they support the use of drones against suspected terrorists. Only 20 percent of respondents said they are opposed.

The poll showed a more divided public on the matter of the U.S. government killing its own citizens if they are suspected of terrorist activities, but a plurality of 49 percent said it is in favor of the measure while 38 percent said they are opposed. Fifty-eight percent of Republicans and 48 percent of Democrats said they back the targeting of suspected American terrorists

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Wanting our firearms, wanting to bomb/watch us with drones. Hard to not see where we are headed.

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haha stirs taking imaginary shots at libs again

As a liberal, I dont support all the drone strikes, and I think the program has grown far bigger than it needs to be. Unfortunately most people dont seem to agree with me

http://livewire.talkingpointsmemo.com/entry/cbs-poll-broad-bipartisan-support-for-drone-program

Do you always wait for a poll to be released so that you know what you think?

Screw a bunch of polls. There is a difference in taking our enemy tanks, vehicles, leaders in Afghanistan than knocking out a cabin in Idaho. We can find the folks in Idaho, we know them. Arrest them. Again, what has changed in the US to make this a needful thing.

Kudos to Wyden, who unlike the libs here, seem to be satisfied to make fun of Pubs and support their President on ANYTHING he proposes. I could only imagine the vitriol if Bush or someone from the right for instance, was in the White House.

If the Press won't hold a leader accountable, but turns into it's chief supporter, then what stops a leader from proposing any story as to why someone was blown away? It has happened in the past, just not here, yet.

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Rand Paul should read the constitution during his filibuster. It seems as though King Barack and the majority of our leaders in DC never have.

Yeah I bet ol' King Barack never read the constitution when he was teaching constitutional law.

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Do you always wait for a poll to be released so that you know what you think?

Screw a bunch of polls. There is a difference in taking our enemy tanks, vehicles, leaders in Afghanistan than knocking out a cabin in Idaho. We can find the folks in Idaho, we know them. Arrest them. Again, what has changed in the US to make this a needful thing.

Kudos to Wyden, who unlike the libs here, seem to be satisfied to make fun of Pubs and support their President on ANYTHING he proposes. I could only imagine the vitriol if Bush or someone from the right for instance, was in the White House.

If the Press won't hold a leader accountable, but turns into it's chief supporter, then what stops a leader from proposing any story as to why someone was blown away? It has happened in the past, just not here, yet.

Wow that was a lot of rambling. As to the bolded point- just because you keep saying it doesnt make it true

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So libs are for shooting Americans with drones? Or cannot say anything positive about a Pub?

Or, is it the ole, "anything Obama does is okay with me" deal? Any Dem lawmakers upset with it?

If said american is working with Al Qaeda, and is in a country or region in which it is dangerous or impossible for us to arrest that american, then I have no problem with hitting him or her with a drone, a tomahawk missile, a bomb from an B52, or a sniper's bullet. No different imo than shooting american citizens serving with the German army in WWII.

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If said american is working with Al Qaeda, and is in a country or region in which it is dangerous or impossible for us to arrest that american, then I have no problem with hitting him or her with a drone, a tomahawk missile, a bomb from an B52, or a sniper's bullet. No different imo than shooting american citizens serving with the German army in WWII.

Then we disagree. American soil is the big difference. I mentioned the foreign thing in a later post

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