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  •  not exactly (0+ / 0-)

    Assuming they were trying to fly into a building or something, that would probably qualify as stopping an imminent threat, which everyone agrees is acceptable.  

    This question is actually about the "gray area" where someone's continued freedom itself is a threat to the country, but where we don't have any practical means to arrest or detain them.

    •  That is not how this thread reads (0+ / 0-)

      The administration said baring extreme circumstance (most likely something like I outlined) they would not use drones on Americans in America. Paul is saying under no circumstance and people here are agreeing with Paul.

    •  Holder actualy referenced Pearl Harbor as an (0+ / 0-)

      example of why the WH wishes to retain the ability to use drones on American soil.

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