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Flashback Video: Obama Rips Bush, Congratulates Himself on Civil Liberties

Steve18 Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 2:05 PM
Still enjoy Barack's nice speech about his allowing no lobbyists into his administration, and the most transparent administration ever...Gues the transparency didn't carry over to the documents he gave the F&F comittee..almost as much black ink on it as there is red ink in his budget cutting efforts...

Last night, Sen. Rand Paul repeatedly stated that two courses of action could have put an end to his filibuster over the administration's drone policies.  First, the White House could have released a simple, unambiguous statement making clear that the hypothetical practice of the federal government using drone strikes to kill non-combatant US citizens on US soil is unconstitutional.  Second, the Senate could vote on a non-binding "sense of the Senate" resolution making that point.  The White House's response, hour after hour?  Radio silence.  Senate Democrats -- who do the president's bidding -- blocked a vote on the resolution.  So the filibuster...