quote: I just don't think we're going to see drone attacks on anyone that isn't an obvious terrorist.I certainly hope not.
quote: No, of course not, but that isn't what happened. If someone just spoke out against the govt or even was seen with enemies doesn't make them enemies. Al-Awlaki is a known terrorist that conspired and even helped the 9/11 hijeckers.
quote: I agree, it is scary... But the truth is, if the US govt. decides they want you dead, you are dead.
quote: There's an unpopular war going on. You protest it. You go to the other sides capitol city and are photo'ed sitting on one of their weapons. Are you now a combatant ? Have you joined the other side ? You're probably unpopular with whatever party is in power at the time. Should the President have sole authority to deem you worthy of killing ?