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Who Speaks Now for the GOP?

libhater11 Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 7:47 PM
I'm sorry but they can kill enemies of America on my front yard if they wish.
MNTeacher Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 10:17 PM
And what happens when they declare you to be an "enemy of America"?

or gun owners?

or pro-lifers?

or the Tea Party?

or Christians?

You really want to give the government the power to turn military weapons against US citizens on US soil without even the pretext of a trial?

Do you have any idea what governments with that kind of power have done in the past?
Origanalist Again Wrote: Mar 12, 2013 10:39 PM
"Do you have any idea what governments with that kind of power have done in the past?"

It sure doesn't sound like it. The founding fathers were extremely wary of giving govrnment too much power. It seems some of us forgot why.

Last Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul rose on the Senate floor to declare a filibuster and pledge he would not sit down until either he could speak no longer or got an answer to his question about Barack Obama's war powers.

Does the president, Paul demanded to know, in the absence of an imminent threat, have the right to order U.S. citizens killed by drone strike on U.S. soil?

By the time he sat down, 13 hours later, Paul had advanced to the front rank of candidates for 2016, and established himself as a foreign policy leader whose views...

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