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Originally posted by bekod
reply to post by camaro68ss
if you read the laws, the law of war, if you are a combatant and are a US citizen you give up your rights and Citizenship therefore he was not a citizen but "fair game" as the Gov would see it.
The U.S. government is now targeting and executing American citizens, without due process, who they have labeled as terrorists with little to no evidence.
Originally posted by Blaine91555
reply to post by camaro68ss
How can you be an American citizen if you commit treason by joining the enemy and fighting against America?
Are you a Terrorist also?
Originally posted by camaro68ss
Whats scary is the goverment is killing americans in other counties without trial.
Somebody who lies to get elected, ignores the Constitution that they swear an oath to protect and defend, and instead passess and endorses actions/legislation that violates it is a traitor. Terrorists are bad, anybody who murders anybody is bad. But what is this, the Wild West, or some sort of mob movie? The American government openly goes around killing people like they're some sort of hit-man?
Awlaki was a treasonous traitor to America. A crime punishable by death during war time according to the law. If you don't want to be targeted, don't be a traitor and trick the youth into blowing themselves up for your cause. Not only was he treasonous, but he was a coward (as all of those pieces of feces are) who trick their youth into becoming suicide bombers.
in case you just glanced at it
President Bush first mentioned the "War on Terror" in an address to Congress on September 20, 2001. In that address, he promised to commit law enforcement, intelligence, and financial influence, as well as "every necessary weapon of war to the disruption and the defeat of the global terror network."
global =world=world terror network= world war on terror= world war 3 wonder if that meant the use of nukes?"every necessary weapon of war to the disruption and the defeat of the global terror network." think about it
"every necessary weapon of war to the disruption and the defeat of the global terror network."
or Gee W's guide book to self rule
"If tyranny and oppression come to this land, it will be under the guise of fighting a foreign enemy"- James Madison.
I'm sorry but from the moment a person joins with the enemy, they are no longer citizens, they are in fact enemy combatants on top of committing Treason.
I don't actually think people arguing this are in fact Terrorists themselves, but you simply cannot make excuses for or defend the actions of Terrorists.
I do worry how the laws will be applied, but in this case the person is a Terrorist. You cannot gather evidence for a trial when in combat against Terrorist groups, nor should anyone be expected to. The simple solution is for the Terrorism to stop. Making it easier for them to get off and rejoin their fellow Terrorists in trying to eliminate the West from the face of the earth is well, just dumb and very naive.
This kid was dead before he was born. His fate was sealed by the person who would raise him. He is not a child by any stretch and could not be considered as such in this case. The true blame lies with those who brainwashed him and raised him. Placing him in a prison here would only allow him to recruit others and result in lots of innocent victims. Doing so would make anyone involved in part guilty for the inevitable future deaths at their hands.
At some point you must add common sense to the law if you do not want to make it worse rather than better. Once a person joins with the Terrorists, they give up any Rights. Why do think Treason is supposed to result in being shot on sight? It's because that person if left alive will kill anyone on the other side. It's naive to think otherwise I'm sure.
Originally posted by Jim Scott
Terrorists are cowards, and hide among family members to avoid fighting for their beliefs.
Drones are our answer to not sending out their troops for a fair fight.