On Thu, 08 Mar 2012 06:22:22 -0500, Dennis J
>>"I'm saying if the President does it, then it's not a
>>crime." - Richard Nixon in his interview with David Frost
>>"The Constitution guarantees due process. It does not
>>guarantee judicial process." Attorney General Eric Holder on
>>NPR 8:50 am left coast time March 6, 2012
>well since you are talking about an American that supposedly took up
>arms and led people to fight against the U.S. I would think the
>Founders would consider him a traitor at the very least. so the whole
>thing wreaks of political hay.
Even traitors are entitled to their day in court. See
Bradley Manning for the most recent example. You can easily
find other examples of non-military trials of traitors.
>one could also say since he's fighting American Troops on Foreign
>soil, he's denouncing his Citizenship.
Renouncing your citizenship is a formal legal process.
Please show me the documents in which Mr. Al-Awaki renounced
his citizenship. Oh, they don't exist. What a surprise.
>I think we're getting into Sketchy territory with the whole thing of
>using Drones. and that we need to reel in their use and avoid the
>whole war from afar thing.
>Imagine what Russia would be like if they had Drones 20 years ago. We
>just might still be fighting the Cold War.
Agree with those two paragraphs. - T