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Rand Paul’s question far from offensive

By   /  March 8, 2013  /  Tom Knighton  /   Comments

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Tweet American politics can be offensive.  It’s the nature of the beast on that front.  Senator Lindsey Graham called Rand Paul’s question about whether drones would be used on Americans not engaged in combat on American soil offensive.  I’m sorry Sen. Graham, but the offensive thing is that it took so long for such a [...]

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Rand Paul filibusters CIA nominee Brennan on drones

By   /  March 7, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul filibustered the vote for potential CIA director John Brennan, wanting promises from the White House that drones would not be used to kill Americans on US soil.

Tweet Written by W. James Antle III, Editor of the Daily Caller Foundation Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul launched a filibuster Wednesday against President Obama’s CIA nominee John Brennan as a way to highlight extrajudicial killings and the potential use of drones in the United States.

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Holder: Only ‘extraordinary circumstance’ would allow US drone strikes

By   /  March 6, 2013  /  Around the nation  /   Comments

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Tweet Written by W. James Antle III, Editor of the Daily Caller Foundation Washington, D.C. – In response to an inquiry from Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul, Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday that the federal government has “no intention” of launching drone strikes in the United States but conceded an “extraordinary circumstance” could make [...]

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