Comment: It did change the conversation

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It did change the conversation

indeed, and cemented into the national narrative that it is acceptable to use drones to kill 'certain' Americans on U.S. soil, namely those identified - by the government - as an 'imminent threat' or 'enemy combatant'. And that could include Ron Paul supporters among others, according to the 2009 MIAC report.

Yes, the filibuster did accomplish bringing attention to the issue on a wider scale. It also set up a dangerous slippery slope in that killing of citizens by the government is now understood to be an acceptable reality depending on the circumstances.

That is just not a good thing for liberty.