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Holder: In 'Extraordinary' Circumstances, the President Has the Authority to Order the Killing of Americans on US Soil

Esther46 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 2:22 AM
Holder is such a mealy-mouthed little twerp. I'll bet he was the neighborhood nerd when he was a child. Now, that he has position, he is misusing his abilities and has become a turn-coat to his own nation. Yes, the good old US that gave him the freedom to have an education, the freedom of speech and the freedom of religion and thought. And now, he is trying to deprive everyone else of it. He is even favoring death without due process. He is a disgrace to the office he holds, a disgrace to the country he was born in and a disgrace to himself. If he had one ounce of honor or cajones, he would shape up or resign his post!

Sen. Rand Paul demanded an answer, and now he's got it.  Via Left-wing magazine Mother Jones:
 

Yes, the president does have the authority to use military force against American citizens on US soil—but only in "an extraordinary circumstance," Attorney General Eric Holder said in a letter to Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) Tuesday. Last month, Paul threatened to filibuster the nomination of John Brennan, Obama's pick to head the CIA, "until he answers the question of whether or not the President can kill American citizens through the drone strike program on U.S. soil." Tuesday, Brennan told Paul...