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  •  Good luck when "President Palin" (or the like) (5+ / 0-)

    takes office. You won't be so blithe in your ceding to the executive branch the right to kill whomever they wish. There's a reason for the Rule of Law: It's to prevent dictators from making "exceptions" at their whim. Obama's acting dangerously close ways in which a future Republican would-be dictator will take full advantage.

    Conservatives are] engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; ...the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness. JK Galbraith

    by Vtdblue on Sat May 07, 2011 at 04:03:33 PM PDT

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    •  That's a situation I hadn't considered. (0+ / 0-)

      Yeah, I guess this power in the wrong hands could be abused. But I trust Obama. I'm going to have to think about this a bit more. Maybe it's a temporary power he has, something like that.

      I'm in the I-fucking-love-this-guy wing of the Democratic Party!

      by doc2 on Sat May 07, 2011 at 06:00:31 PM PDT

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