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With the announcement that American citizen Anwar al-Awlak has been assassinated in an American drone attack the power of the president has expanded far beyond anything that Bush and Cheney had attempted. Sure, al-Awlak was a nasty character. It’s not like Obama ordered the assassination of Ron Paul. But that is how precedent is set. Will there be massive outcry that the president of the United States may now order the assassination of an American citizen? Capital punishment with no trial? And from a purported man of the Left? Or are we so far gone, so wrapped in fear, that this seems justified?

Lord have mercy.

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