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WSJ "From Gettysburg to Anwar al-Awlaki" Ron under fire from AEI

Neocon hit piece in today's WSJ...

The United States can cross Anwar al-Awlaki off the al Qaeda roster. The Yemeni-American cleric killed by a U.S. drone strike on Friday was linked to the attempted bombing of a Northwest Airlines flight over Detroit in 2009, the shooting spree at Fort Hood in Texas that killed 13 that same year, and the near-miss car bombing of Times Square in 2010.

Yet, from the howls on the left, you would never know that President Barack Obama had won another victory in the war on terror. Even as details of the operation leaked out, critics claimed that our government had "assassinated" an American citizen without due process.

Showing that antiwar fervor is a bipartisan disease, Rep. Ron Paul (R., Texas) immediately went on the offensive. "Al-Awlaki was born here; he is an American citizen. He was never tried or charged for any crimes," declared the Republican presidential candidate. "If the American people accept this blindly and casually that we now have an accepted practice of the president assassinating people who he thinks are bad guys, I think it's sad."

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1000142405297020422620457660...

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Being antiwar is a disease:

Being antiwar is a disease: "Showing that antiwar fervor is a bipartisan disease"

I love it when they use ad hominem attacks and other fallicies to bolster their illogical positions. To bad most people who read this will think "Man I don't like war, but I don't want people to think I have the "antiwar disease", I better just go with the war thing".

This is the way

the neocons think.
They expect you to accept their outright lies, and then support their bloodthirsty murdering spree while they stomp all over the US Constitution.

Plus, this John Yoo is a pathetic scum who is much worse than the average neocon, because he is behind the "torture policy" that the neocns also love.

Im not signing up to read an

Im not signing up to read an ignorant piece.

Easy fix. Just paste the URL

Easy fix. Just paste the URL into Google. If you get to the website via Google, they show the whole article. It works because they want Google to index the whole article so they get good rankings in search results, but Google won't let them show the whole article to it and not it's visitors.

Here is a link to Google with a link to the article you can click on:

http://www.google.com/search?q=http%3A%2F%2Fonline.wsj.com%2...

Ron Paul is right. No matter

Ron Paul is right. No matter how much a government may believe it's citizen is guilty of a crime, it needs to go about things the right way...by following the law. In a recent article, he brought up the trial of Nazi war criminal, Adolph Eichmann. Eichmann had fled Austria and was living in Argentina when Israel security agents got him. Israeli attorney general, Gideon Hausner, signed a bill of indictment and Eichmann was put on trial for his war crimes. He was found guilty and sentenced to death. In 1962, he was executed by hanging. It was the only time Israel used the death sentence. The United States didn't even present an indictment for Al-Awlaki. I saw a poll yesterday of 85% approval of what our government did to kill him and I am truly saddened that the public would be so complicit with the actions taken by our government and president. The trial process is to protect the innocent.

john yoo

is the guy who wrote bushes touture memo, he once suggested the president could order that a childs testicles be crushed if he thought it was useful.

I dont expect alot of wisdom from this man, I hope history doesnt forget how he harmed this country more than most.

Goldmember777

john yoo

omg.

he really ought to be quiet, but we should thank him for his embarrassing public reductio ad absurdum.

A pathetic sign of the times

Who in their right mind would subscribe to WSJ online after they put out war criminal JOHN YOO as a contributor???