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

NyetToTheLeft Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 2:30 PM
Makes me think back to Clinton and a previous xxswipe as attorney "general". What exactly happened at WACO then? Were they Japanese? No.... Islamic scumbags?? No... Guess they incinerated all the children (or did they do it FOR the children?) and their scumbag parents 'cause they could! and Now with Drones, they can incinerate anyone anytime. How many more Waco's will occur with wackos like omaba and Holding You Up in office when all you have to do is flip a switch to launch a missile?

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...