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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:40 PM

Kill List Exposed: Leaked Obama Memo Shows

How is this not state murder?

The Obama administration’s internal legal justification for assassinating U.S. citizens without charge has been revealed for the first time. In a secret Justice Department memo, the administration claims it has legal authority to assassinate U.S. citizens overseas even if there is no intelligence indicating they are engaged in an active plot to attack the United States. We’re joined by Jameel Jaffer, deputy legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union. "If you look at the memo ... there’s no geographic line," says Jaffer. "The Obama administration is making, in some ways, a greater claim of authority . They’re arguing that the authority to kill American citizens has no geographic limit.

http://www.democracynow.org/2013/2/5/kill_list_exposed_leaked_obama_memo

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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:43 PM

1. "This is just fine. Meets the highest standards of Republican Family Values." - George AWOL Bush (R)

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Tue Feb 5, 2013, 05:52 PM

2. The Reagan Administration established that in the 1980s with the authorization of the CIA and FBI...

....to capture (kidnap) suspects anywhere overseas. That was enhanced by the W Administration following 9/11.

No matter what the ACLU is stating, the Obama Administration is reiterating what has been previously claimed for the last 29 years.

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