Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Bullshit

The New York Times - 5 March 2012 - reports on the Attorney General's speech to Northwestern University's Law School supporting the killing of American citizens without 'due process'. Here is the link if you would like to read the full article.


http://www.nytimes.com/2012/03/06/us/politics/holder-explains-threat-that-would-call-for-killing-without-trial.html?_r=1&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20120306


I am appalled! Why bother to have a Constitution, if those sworn to protect and abide by it not only refuse to do so, but work to undermine the basic rights of American citizens?


U.S. Law May Allow Killings, Holder Says

By CHARLIE SAVAGE

Published: March 5, 2012

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. asserted on Monday that it is lawful for the government to kill American citizens if officials deem them to be operational leaders of Al Qaeda who are planning attacks on the United States and if capturing them alive is not feasible.