Summary: The government asserts the right to kill US citizens without warrant or trial. Few liberals show any interest in fighting this. But we can count on Constitution-loving conservatives to defend our rights. Or perhaps not. Prohibition of extrajudicial killing of citizens by the government is the most basic right, without which the rest mean … Continue reading What do our Constitution-loving conservatives say about our government’s assassination programs?
Summary: Evidence accumulates that President-elect Obama will staff his foreign policy (now militarized to "national security") team with advocates for the America Imperium. This delights conservatives and repeats (perhaps unconsciously) the history of the Kennedy Administration. Let's hope it ends differently, without an expanded war and a dead President. Despite the hopes of the Left, … Continue reading These days all US Presidents are War Presidents (part 3)