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2013-02-09 Home Front: WoT
The Problems of the White Paper
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Posted by tipper 2013-02-09 10:12|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [478 views ]  Top

#1 That goes for American enemy combatants, too — continued foot-stamping to the contrary from progressives and libertarians notwithstanding

Admittedly I lifted a stained beverage as Bon voyage to Anwar al- Awlaki’s untimely, albeit fiery, passage to meet his promised virgins. But what Mr. McCarthy fails to say is al-Awlaki was never charged much less convicted of any crime. His citizenship was never revoked and most importantly he was never designated as an enemy combatant. So yeah, I will do some foot-stamping (even for a turd like al-Awlaki) when any US citizen's liberties are denied.
Posted by DepotGuy 2013-02-09 13:36||   2013-02-09 13:36|| Front Page Top

#2 .....he [Triple-A] was never designated as an enemy combatant.

But he was someone who had evidently communicated with MAJ Nadal Hasan, and who knows what other "American Citizens" of a similar leaning.
Posted by Besoeker 2013-02-09 13:53||   2013-02-09 13:53|| Front Page Top

#3 After four years of watching Obama enthusiastically adopt what he once condemned, we now know Bush detractors were animated by politics, not conviction.

...were animated by politics and a hatred for their perceived enemies; conservatives, not conviction.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-02-09 15:52||   2013-02-09 15:52|| Front Page Top

#4 "we now know Bush detractors were animated by politics"

We now know? We who, exactly? The "we" at Rantburg knew that 8 years ago, or more. >:-(
Posted by Barbara 2013-02-09 17:32||   2013-02-09 17:32|| Front Page Top

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