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Quit feeling sorry for the idiot.

Submitted by Will Capps, May 6, 2012 21:07

I would have pulled the trigger myself. If you sleep with the enemy be prepared to die with the enemy.

 

Apologists for ACLU

Submitted by P.B. Nicholls, Oct 20, 2011 09:02

Reading the comments that are visible (above), I cannot help but believe they were written -- not by supporters of the US policy of preemptive strikes -- but by members of the ACLU. Their never ending attacks on the people most committed to protecting this country have never changed. They are just detrius we have to put up with while the rest of us fight for our country, our lives, and those of our fellow citizens -- them included.

Not mentioned was the fact that Hassan Nidal was also in communication with Awlaki before he comitted mass murder of fellow American soldiers at Ft. Hood.

As usual, the apologists and critics would rather undermine the postive steps toward elimination of a deadly foe and pretend there is no danger, then sit back after some deadly incident and pontificate from the safety of their arm-chairs.

Awlaki fled the United States for a reason.The United States took him out for the same reason.

 

drone

Submitted by David Lubin, Oct 8, 2011 03:48

Although assasinating these guys has beaucoup propaganda value, aren't we sacrificing something much more valuable, intelligence.

 

Re: Key Issue

Oct 5, 2011 10:36

@USMC2k: You say, "I guess all we need to do is label someone a terrorist now and claim they are bad in order to kill them." but you do realize that for the last 10 years, as a result of the Bush Admin, we have been labeling people terrorists and imprisoning them, torturing (sometimes killing) them- all without formal charges, access to legal counsel, or a fair trial right? How is this THAT much different? Either way peoples' (American citizens and their families) lives are severely altered or ruined as a result of this policy.

 

Key issue

Submitted by USMC2k, Oct 4, 2011 12:33

Here is the problem I have with all of this.

"He was believed to be behind the Nigerian "underwear" bomber who tried to ignite his explosives planted on his body as his airplane was landing in Detroit. And he was believed responsible for the cargo bomb plot targeting the United States last fall."

Did they have any proof or just "believe" he was behind them. If there is proof then lets see it. Or do we not need any PROOF that an American citizen is even guilty in order to assassinate them. I guess all we need to do is label someone a terrorist now and claim they are bad in order to kill them.

 

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Quit feeling sorry for the idiot. [20 words]

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May 6, 2012 21:07

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Oct 20, 2011 09:02

drone [16 words]

David Lubin 

Oct 8, 2011 03:48

Re: Key Issue [95 words]

 

Oct 5, 2011 10:36

Key issue [115 words]

USMC2k 

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Debka report [26 words]

tweake 

Oct 2, 2011 18:15

One mistake... [57 words]

Matthew Hardeman 

Oct 1, 2011 11:22

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