NYT: Obama First to Deliberately Kill American Citizen Without Trial Since the Civil War

Patterico Patterico’s Pontifications 3/11/2013

…First, there is the point made in the headline of this post. Remember how Lindsey Graham chided his Republican colleagues for supporting Rand Paul?

To my Republican colleagues: I don’t remember any of you comin’ down here suggesting that President Bush was going to kill anybody with a drone. I don’t […]

McCain Summarizes His Unconstitutional Worldview

Mark Horne Godfather Politics 3/9/2013

In blog time, John McCain v. Rand Paul is ancient history, but there is one particular point that McCain raised that I haven’t noticed that anyone addressed. McCain said,

“We’ve done, I think, a disservice to a lot of Americans by making them think that somehow they’re in danger from […]

#StandWithRand: Rand Paul, Barack Obama, Drones, and Presidential Kill Lists

ReasonTV YouTube 3/7/2013

For almost 13 hours on Wednesday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) led a filibuster on the Senate floor that called attention to the Obama administration’s refusal to share its case for why the president can target and kill U.S. citizens without oversight. Joined by about a dozen different colleagues throughout the event, Paul […]

President Obama gives himself permission to kill

Did you consent to a government that can kill whom it wishes? How about one that plays tricks on federal judges? How long will it be before the presidential killing comes home?

Judge Andrew P. Napolitano Opinion FoxNews.com 2/7/2013

After stonewalling for more than a year federal judges and ordinary citizens who sought […]

Judge Napolitano on Obama’s Drone Strike Policy: ‘This Is the Power Claimed by Kings and Tyrants’

Fox News Insider 2/6/2013

…the Justice Department has “resisted in every forum” attempts to gain access to the legal opinions that the drone policy is based on. He said the government has persuaded judges that releasing the information could threaten national security.

“Suddenly it shows up in an NBC newsroom earlier this week! It could […]

Anti-Drone Bills Pass Virginia House, Montana Senate

Tenth Amendment Center Blog 2/6/2013

Bills that would limit the use of domestic drones in Virginia and Montana took an important step forward this week.

On Tuesday, the Montana Senate overwhelmingly passed anti-drone legislation.

Sen. Robyn Driscoll (D-Billings) introduced SB 150 last month. The bill would prohibit any state or local agency in Montana from […]