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sudopod Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-10-11 10:43 AM
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134. All the OP is pointing out is that there is no legal process by which people are
placed in the same "kill anywhere as soon as possible" list that OBL was on, and that this bothers him. I don't see why that makes the poster a bad person who "bitches and moans" nor how their views are "scary as shit", as you put piquantly it.

Bin Laden is an edge case. This is clearly a sort of mass murder on a class far above that in which we place the "average" serial killer. None-the-less, in a well developed democracy such as ours it would not be difficult to assign a commission or court where this could be sorted out in a public manner according to the law...if we had the will to do it.

The idea that anyone can have absolute authority over life and death should give us pause, even in this case, perhaps especially in this case, because it will set the precedent.

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