Archive for Law

It’s Official: Your President Can Kill You At Will

Think I’m exaggerating? Think I’ve been duped by a paranoid blogger? From the newspaper of record: The Obama administration has taken the extraordinary step of authorizing the targeted killing of an American citizen, the radical Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki, who is believed to have shifted from encouraging attacks on the United States to directly participating […]

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Glenn Greenwald on Democratic Hypocrisy Re: Military Tribunals

GG is really the gold standard when it comes to nonpartisan condemnation of lawlessness by government officials. The reason I like him so much, is that I disagree strongly with his views on economic matters, so I’m sure I don’t just admire him because we agree on things. In a post commenting on Robert Gibbs’ […]

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