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President Obama Briefly Worried That His Unaccountable, Murderous Power Might Fall Into Republican Hands

Home - by - November 26, 2012 - 18:00 America/New_York - 2 Comments

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The first 61 words of this chilling and banal New York Times article are a perfect distillation of how grotesque power appears in the eye of Americans who wield it:

Facing the possibility that President Obama might not win a second term, his administration Yuk yukaccelerated work in the weeks before the election to develop explicit rules for the targeted killing of terrorists by unmanned drones, so that a new president would inherit clear standards and procedures, according to two administration officials.

The matter may have lost some urgency after Nov. 6.

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  1. Unneutral

    November 26th, 2012

    That’s a classic example why we should have term limits, elected officials should have nothing on their mind except what’s good for the nation.

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  2. We be chosen

    November 26th, 2012

    Wonder how long until the first ” terrorist” is killed on American soil? Wonder if people will start paying attention then?

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