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Corbett_ Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 2:08 PM
We have the 5th Amendment that deals with this question. It says that we don't kill ANYONE (American or not) without a trial. Clearly, if war has been declared, the killing of enemy soldiers in combat is another matter. But even if war has been declared, we don't single out people to kill by executive order.

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

I can't get excited by the question of whether Senator Robert Menendez had sex with a prostitute in Central America. It is her word against his -- and when it comes to a prostitute's word against a politician's word, that is too close to call.

If an American citizen went off to join Hitler's army during World War II, would there have been any question that this alone would make it legal to kill him? Why then is there an uproar about killing an American citizen who has joined terrorist organizations that...