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Holder Confirms: President Can Use Lethal Force Against Americans on US Soil

By Adam Serwer | Tue Mar. 5, 2013 | 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.

"The U.S. Attorney General's refusal to rule out the possibility of drone strikes on American citizens and on American soil is more than frightening," Paul said Tuesday. "It is an affront the constitutional due process rights of all Americans."

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 that "the agency I have been nominated to lead does not conduct lethal operations inside the United States—nor does it have any authority to do so." Brennan said that the Justice Department would answer Paul's question about whether Americans could be targeted for lethal strikes on US soil.

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It Won't Work

They'll just print more. (and more and more and more)

Taxation is only useful as a control mechanism. They don't need our "money". And the harder we push back (by witholding taxes) the more they'll devalue what we use to survive. Not paying taxes actually serves their purposes. Is this a F----'d up mess or what?

So is anyone getting

a Gundam Wingish vibe from all of this? I mean the Organization of the Zodiac (OZ) is basically the NWO. Now if only these drones were Mobile Dolls, things would be much more interesting.

Mobile Dolls are Mobile Suits (giant robots) that are drones meant to replace the human factor in combat.

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Lets see, Drones, billions of

Lets see, Drones, billions of bullets, thousands of guns, light armored tanks, military training in joint operations in cities with local police, pushing disarming of veterans and the people in general etc etc etc. Anyone who thinks they are not preparing to drop the hammer soon on the American people is nothing short of a fucking moron if you ask me... Sigh!!!

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Holder does not have the authority

A US court has the Authority. Hopefully they will abide by their oath and declare this unconstitutional.

The Authority for the United States existence is derived from

The Northwest Ordinance 13 July 1787 and this the 3rd Organic Law of the United States of America gave rise to "The Constitution of the United States" established on June 21 1788 when New Hampshire became the NINTH state to ratify "This Constitution for the United States of America"
The 50 sovereign United States of America owns the 56 Federal United States and this is the territory that is under the exclusive jurisdiction of the United States of America.

Folks there are 2 unions in our country First Union is the United States of America and Second Union is the "Constitution of the United States" This is the place the Second Union all statutory law is made.

tight.

tight.

I've passed on this

I've passed on this information to 5 people at work so far and everyone one of them gave me the same react. "Really? Man that sucks."....back to work..

I thought Abraham Lincoln

established that precedent?

Good Point

...and look what happened to him.

some as tiny as bugs

“It’s a growth market,” said Ashton B. Carter, the Pentagon’s chief weapons buyer.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/06/20/world/20drones.html?pagewa...

If this is the case, then all Americans have the right to use...

deadly force from traitors who operate under the "color of law."

Are you listening, Mr. Attorney General?

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"Extraordinary"...

as in, defending amendments to the constitution!

its 'cos I owe ya, my young friend...
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9/11 Truth.

if you really think about it they've got the power to kill us

all they have to do now is win the minds of Americans to apply the force accordingly

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outlaws

Is it not an American tradition to have those wild west posters "Wanted dead or alive - 500$". I guess they were unconstitutional.

Time for a money bomb to pay for the bounties.

What is the value of a dead tyrant in these days?

"A vote for the lesser of two evils is a vote to keep things the same", Buckminster Fuller..
A choice for liberty is always a choice for liberty.

I heard this on the radio when I was driving about 1/2 hour ago

Rand was on Hannity's radio show this afternoon. Hannity played several clips from when Obomba was a Senator where he was railing against the Bush admin for using torture. Although neither choice is worth a damn, most would probably choose torture over summary execution. Amazing that most people contiune to sleep right on through the evisceration of even our most fundamental human rights.

Peaceful Mass Non-Compliance is going to be difficult when most Americans remain hopelessly brainwashed.

I wouldn't be as concerned about the direction of this country if I wasn't leaving my offspring to face the music. If a majority of people don't wake up and things don't change directions within another year or so...its going to be almost impossible to push back against the overwhelming power of the State without significant violence.

“If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace” ~Thomas Paine

Human Rights.

Didn't Obama justify invading Libya for 'human rights' purposes? He lied to the Americans that Gaddafi was killing his own people. Looks like there is a double standard now.

Did Hannity connect the dots

Did Hannity connect the dots and see how this power naturally flows from the theories of the Bush era? Or was he, as I suspect, just trying to score partisan points by pointing out the hypocrisy of Obama?

malo periculosam libertatem quam quietum servitium

I am an aristocrat. I love liberty; I hate equality. - John Randolph of Roanoke

The Hypocrisy of Obama was Hannity's M.O. Brutus

I don't watch TV and I can't stand Rush or Hannity but I do listen to them when I'm out and about. Hannity is such a bought and paid for government appeaser. Both he and Rush still push the right-left thing big time. They both sound so incredibly stupid when they bash "The Left" and blame everything on Obomba. Not that I don't think Obomba is a criminal, he is! But listening to talking heads protect the system and act like their brand of tyranny isn't tyranny at all...is just too much.

I'm learned that the best Government would be NO Government. Anarchy baby! "without rulers"

Awesome Quote

Havn't heard that one from Paine before.

"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

well put

scary times we are living in..

proverbs 20:15
There is gold, and an abundance of jewels;
But the lips of knowledge are a more precious thing.

Really sorry news to hear.

Don't mean to be a prick but you guys are fucked.

I love you.

C4RP

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"I, __________, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic."

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oath_of_enlistment

There is no duration defined in the Oath

No we be China now

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With Assault Weapons Ban II Electric Bungaloo + this = China.

I cannot wait for the Assault Weapons Ban III We Be China Now Edition!!

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scary stuff!

Anybody need any more

Anybody need any more evidence that the rule of law is no longer in effect in the US?

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