Domestic Drones on Townhall

Kevin Glass - Sun Mar 24

Jonah Goldberg - Wed Mar 13

While I agree with much of the substance of Paul's critics, I'm at a loss as to understand all the outrage over what most critics think was a waste of time. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Mar 13

Last month, the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence gave John Brennan, the new CIA director, another opportunity to answer a question he had dodged at his confirmation hearing: "Could the administration carry out drone strikes inside the United States?" Brennan's written response: "This administration has not carried out drone strikes inside the United States and has no intention of doing so." ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Mar 10

A famous book on negotiation is called "Getting to Yes." Sometimes, though, the better achievement is arriving at "no." That's what Eric Holder and Rand Paul did the other day. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Sun Mar 10

"Barack Obama of 2007 would be right down here with me arguing against this drone strike program if he were in the Senate," Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., declared in the course of his 13-hour Senate "talking filibuster," which delayed a confirmation vote for now-CIA chief John Brennan. ... more

9 to 5 - Sat Mar 9

Imagine sitting at your local Starbucks restaurant or enjoying drinks at your favorite bar with friends and a drone blows half the place up because President Obama thinks he has the authority to conduct drone military strikes here at home on his own people. Senator Paul Rand Paul tried to put the brakes on President Obama’s “license to kill” obsession by filibustering John Brennan’s CIA nomination March 6, 2013. ... more

Julie Borowski - Sat Mar 9

In the spirit of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Senator Rand Paul delivered the filibuster speech that was trending worldwide on Twitter on Wednesday. He wanted a direct answer from the White House to this simple question: does the U.S. government have the authority to kill an American citizen with a drone on U.S. soil? ... more

Crystal Wright - Sat Mar 9

Imagine sitting at your local Starbucks restaurant or enjoying drinks at your favorite bar with friends and a drone blows half the place up because President Obama thinks he has the authority to conduct drone military strikes here at home on his own people. Senator Paul Rand Paul tried to put the brakes on President Obama’s “license to kill” obsession by filibustering John Brennan’s CIA nomination March 6, 2013. ... more

Rich Galen - Fri Mar 8

It didn't snow in DC on Wednesday so I spent the entire afternoon watching Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky) filibustering the nomination of John Brennan to be the director of the Central Intelligence Agency. ... more

Guy Benson - Thu Mar 7

03/3/2013 - Wed Mar 6

“I’m here to filibuster John Brennan’s nomination to be director of CIA,” Sen. Paul (R.-Ky) said on the Senate floor Wednesday. “I will speak for as long as it takes. Paul says he wants more answers from the administration on whether American citizens can be targeted by armed drones inside the United States before he'll lift his filibuster on Brennan's nomination. ... more



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