Comment: The filibuster woke people up

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The filibuster woke people up

However, I don't think it served a great purpose.

“Does the president have the authority to use a weaponized drone to kill an American not engaged in combat on U.S. soil?” Holder’s letter reads. “The answer to that is no.”

The US government has the opportunity to abuse the definition of "engaged in combat." - Take the discussion over the definition of imminent for example.

We're not any safer now than we would be if the answer had been yes instead of no.

The government does what it wants, when it wants.