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  • Barack Obama: Drone Warrior

    06/03/2012 9:31:33 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 24 replies ^ | 5.31.12 | Charles Krauthammer
    A very strange story, that 6,000-word front-page New York Times piece on how, every Tuesday, Barack Obama shuffles “baseball cards” with the pictures and bios of suspected terrorists from around the world and chooses who shall die by drone strike. He even reserves for himself the decision of whether to proceed when the probability of killing family members or bystanders is significant. The article could have been titled “Barack Obama: Drone Warrior.” Great detail on how Obama personally runs the assassination campaign. On-the-record quotes from the highest officials. This was no leak. This was a White House press release. snip...

    12/12/2006 4:05:19 AM PST · by Chi-townChief · 43 replies · 1,346+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | December 12, 2006 | MARY MITCHELL Sun-Times Columnist
    Why are so many people saying that U.S. Sen. Barack Obama could become the first black president? If by that they mean that he would become the first African-American president -- meaning his father was from Kenya and his mother from Kansas -- it would make sense. But I don't think that's what people mean. Despite the deaths of legal segregation and Jim Crow, apparently most Americans still embrace the one-drop rule. F. James Davis, a retired professor of sociology at Illinois State University, defined the one-drop rule as the belief that any person with ''any known African black ancestry''...