Skip to comments.EDITORIAL: Obama’s deadly secret
Posted on 01/31/2012 7:28:10 PM PST by jazusamo
Administration tries to justify killing Americans
Now that its in full campaign mode, the Obama administration cant stop talking about things once regarded as secret. President Obama has been bragging about the once-shadowy SEAL Team 6 so much youd think he was going to tap it to be his running mate. Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta caused a flap with Pakistan on Sunday when he told 60 Minutes he believed that somebody must have had some sense that Osama bin Laden was hiding out in Abbottabad, though he had no proof. President Obama piled on during his historic Google Plus video chat on Monday, in which he tore the fig leaf from U.S. covert drone strikes in Pakistans tribal areas.
Mr. Panetta delved into the legality of U.S. drone strikes against American citizens abroad in his Sunday interview. The issue continues to nag the administration, which claims it has the right to terminate American citizens without due process but also says that the rationale for doing so is classified. Mr. Panetta refused to go into specifics, but he said the government was required under a process of law to be able to justify that despite the fact that [a] person may be a citizen, he is first and foremost a terrorist who threatens our people, and for that reason, we can establish a legal basis on which we oughta go after that individual. The process of law Mr. Panetta is referring to is an administrative procedure in the White House, not something that would satisfy constitutional due-process standards.
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This and now Feinstein dropping about Mossad, WH dropping about the Dr. in ‘Pock-ee-stahn” (Panetta confirming). I wouldn’t work in covert ops if you paid me a million $$$$$. With ‘friends’ like these.......
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These turkeys are getting people killed, Obama will stop at nothing to get reelected.
There was an article about this in the Weekly Standard. Bush had 44 drone strikes, BO has had over 220. The strategy is to ‘toggle’ between the military and the CIA. Don’t really understand how that all works..
Here’s a solution; don’t identify targets.
From what I hear, 0bama loves drones. It’s like a video game with him or something.
He’s also spending/using up our arsenal. I wonder if the vehicles and support equipment left behind in Iraq will be replaced.