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Rand Paul Filibuster – The Discussion Isn’t Over

Senator Paul asked “Are we so afraid of terrorism that we’re willing to just throw out our rights and our freedoms?” Apparently, there are many members of congress and constituents who answer “yes” to that question. Rand Paul’s filibuster was … Continue reading

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To Tell The Truth

When Eric Holder finally clarified, in a letter to Sen. Rand Paul, that the president does not have “the authority to use a weaponized drone to kill an American not engaged in combat on U.S. soil”, some breathed a sigh … Continue reading

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Senator Paul Filibusters For Justice

Tonight Senator Rand Paul is filibustering on the Senate floor to bring national focus to the Obama administration’s policy that claims the executive right to kill American citizens on US soil without trial and without proof.  The policy makes one … Continue reading

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A Boy’s Life Cut Short

The first eleven years of his life were as normal as it gets for a boy from an intellectual, well-connected, multi-national family. And then, normalcy ended. Abdulrahman, a first born son, was delivered in Denver in 1995, while his father … Continue reading

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Does That Sound Like US?

It had never been legal, sans due process, for the US President to shoot to kill a US Citizen. Nor has it ever been legal to order the same of his underlings. That would deny us our rights — our constitutionally … Continue reading

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Executive Orders of the Secretive Kind

The rules of cyberwarfare, including the acceptable lethal use of drones, are being worked out in secret amongst President Obama and a very close group in the executive branch. These rules are to be the marching orders for several agencies … Continue reading

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