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NYC Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-09-11 06:32 PM
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70. No, that is not my position.
Edited on Mon May-09-11 06:33 PM by NYC Liberal
the president gets to decide that a certain person is a threat to the United States

No. A person is a threat or not a threat. A person has killed or hasn't killed. A person is either planning to attack the country again or isn't. The president doesn't decide that, the person making the threats and attacking the country does.

That person might be a drug lord that killed 20 Americans and fled to Columbia. There is evidance this person will continue to smuggle drugs in and out of the US which could end up killing more Americans.

Planning to smuggle drugs is not a direct, coordinated, targeted attack to murder civilians. Smuggling drugs is smuggling drugs.

If the person and their group have declared war on the United States and we have responded similarly, killing them in the course of that war is legal, yes.

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