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stranger81 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-09-11 09:13 PM
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100. I'm with you.
This is one mean slippery slope. Other countries are going to make vastly different judgments about who counts as a terrorist, and we're not going to like all of those calls. There are plenty of countries around the globe that would be at least as justified in designating one of our own federal officials a terrorist eligible for summary extraterritorial execution as this country was in unilaterally deciding Bin Laden belonged in that category.

The fact that these questions don't bother most people is, I think, a sign that our country is already gone. When even the purportedly "left" side of the aisle is willing to sign away any constraints preventing our nation from becoming completely lawless -- and is happy to do it -- I'm not sure what there is left to fight for.
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