Skip to comments.Rand Paul: The Feds claim they can drone strike you when having dinner
Posted on 03/06/2013 7:37:15 AM PST by JohnPDuncan
Sen. Rand Paul blasted Attorney General Eric Holders announcement that drone strikes could be carried out on U.S. soil under extreme circumstances, with the Kentucky Republican suggesting that means Americans could be killed while theyre eating dinner or at a cafe.
The thing about the drone strike program is were not talking about someones actively attacking America were not talking about planes flying into the World Trade Center, Paul said on Fox News on Tuesday. What were talking about is youre eating dinner in your house, youre eating at a cafe or youre walking down the road.
He continued: Thats when these drone strikes can occur. Its not about people involved in combat its about people who they think might be.
On Tuesday, Holder responded to a letter Paul and other senators had sent inquiring about whether the government could use drones domestically.
The question you have posed is entirely hypothetical, unlikely to occur, and one we hope no President will ever have to confront, Holder responded.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Or, alternatively, when you’re sitting on the john dropping a deuce.
Is this part of a first Lady’s meal plan?
I refuse to accept these fools and criminals as a legitamate gub mint.
When you add this to it:
And add to this the information that Homeland Security is purchasing 2,700 armoured vehicles identical to what our troops have in Afghanistan and the direction in which our nation is going is plain to see.
Homeland Security is going to be the downfall of freedom as we have known it and Napolitano is the wicked witch who will accelerate its implementation.
Homeland Security should be de-funded immediately.
If there is a federal gun ban could they use drones to take out people practicing their natural rights who are carrying self defense devices?
Seeing what happens when the police “accidentally” break into the “wrong” house and blast the old man with at TV remote into the next world, and then apologize to the family and get away with murder, when a federal drone “accidentally” kills innocent citizens they’ll be told go $h!t in a hat.
When a “government” expresses the “right” to kill citizens, absent due process, that “government” ceases to be legitimate and itself becomes a target of the citizens.
What is a terrorist?
One who is a danger to the government and the populace.
All they have to do is decide someone is that.
Danger no more.
If you want to really be scared out of your wits, read the following statement from wikipedia which is retrieved when you google “what is the definition of terrorist”.
There is neither an academic nor an international legal consensus regarding the definition of the term “terrorism”. Various legal systems and government agencies use different definitions of “terrorism”. Moreover, the international community has been slow to formulate a universally agreed upon, legally binding definition of this crime. These difficulties arise from the fact that the term “terrorism” is politically and emotionally charged.
So bottom line: There is no cut and dried definition, it is whatever you want to make of it.
It is whatever you want to make of it.
Now that is scary when you consider what we have in the white house, what we have as attorney general and that Napolitano is completely mad.
No need to worry now, someone will be coming along soon to tell you that this is just a routine purchase by the government, and you are just being paranoid, and you have nothing to fear from big brother (uh, I mean the government). If a conspiracy theorist can dream something up, that means that someone in government has already done a study on it, weighed and measured it, and wrote a report on it. Hope for the best, plan for the worst, and don’t fall into the mis-information trap.
Co-equal branches with checks and balances has not been replaced by two HMNIC's. (Head marxist n.....as in charge)
I guess those spending bills had to be passed to find out what was in them too.
Are they even awake? Don't they see what's coming? What's next? A federal used tire disposal system involving a crowd, a can of kerosene, match, and a tire stand with views they don't share?
Do they realize this is their hero building the death squads before their eyes?
This probably won’t get much attention here from the lower case “free” Republic types. They respect power.
Well, that’s it. I’m changing “Dinner” to “Supper” at my house.
I have to pay each week for my work uniform rental. I suggest legislation coming up enjoy an amendment or rider which requires TSA workers pay the $12 per week for the rental of our $50,000,000 worth of uniforms. They are our property not theirs. If they don't like it, go work in the private sector.
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Or, alternatively, when youre sitting on the john dropping a deuce.
I prefer to call that “depositing an Obama”.
One who is a danger to the government
and the populace.
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Thurston Howell, VII, Symrna, MI.
> What is a terrorist?<
Just read the drivel that came out yesterday from the Southern Poverty Law Center as to who the terrorist threat is. It’s you and me, Friend, and everyone else on this site. And I would dare say their timing was perfect considering everything else we’ve learned in the last few weeks.
You make the point that it is a term with many definitions and obumbler can make it mean anything he wants.
And never forget Napolitano’s infamous list of potential terrorists; veterans, TEA party members, etc.
I suspect posters on FR can be found on a list as well.
Probably near the top
I am humbled.
We’ll be “progressing” to hit squads on drone operators and their killer bosses and their families. Not to mention a mess of downed drones.
The Government killing Americans on US soil outside the judical system and sentence of death, is war. The killers and their handlers become soldiers in that war. Wouldn’t the Marxists just love that.
Maybe he’ll name us by Title while he fillibusters:
Your “Drone Alert Necklace” and that second “testimonial” are priceless! I’m still laughing...
Mind if I use them elsewhere?
Sure. If you can find out who they are and then if you can actually find them. I don't know where drone operations are controlled, but I'm sure they're on multiple military bases surrounded by pretty tight security. I'd say that is still symmetric thinking. We won't win by attacking to their strengths.
The government is an entity consisting of millions of people doing millions of jobs. When it goes rogue, every single government employee becomes an enemy (as if they weren't already). If tens of thousands of us can't think like Timothy McVeigh, then Arbeit Macht Frei with 0bama's goons running the showers.
feel Free, I am going to work on a product ad photo soon. ;)
Not sure they can run their war on America from military bases. I think they are planning to use private contractors.
Seeing what happens when the police accidentally break into the wrong house...
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