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Obama Administration Memo Outlines Justification for Assassination of U.S. Citizens

justme16 Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 7:00 AM
Really? Then why is John Kerry the new Secretary of State instead of being in jail where he belongs? Why wasn't Jane Fonda tried and put in jail? That is to name just a couple. Why are so many politicians committing treason "from within" and still walking the streets and drawing paychecks off the backs of the American people. Treason can be comitted from many different angles and one is no better than the other.
A leaked memo from the Department of Justice lays out the explicit justifications that the Obama Administration believes authorizes the targeted assassination of American citizens on foreign soil.

NBC News obtained and reported on the memo last night, which explains that drone strikes that have been conducted in the past that have killed American citizens are legitimate and legal operations.

[A]n “informed, high-level” official of the U.S. government may determine that the targeted American has been “recently” involved in “activities” posing a threat of a violent attack and “there is no evidence suggesting that...