Is this any way to run a republic?

posted by
October 10, 2011
Future of Freedom Foundation
by Sheldon Richman  
Posted in Commentary

"The assassination by drone of American-born Muslim cleric Anwar al-Awlaki in Yemen raises questions that should disturb anyone who holds the rule of law as essential to protecting individual rights and limiting the arbitrary power of government. The Obama administration alleges that al-Awlaki committed a variety of bad acts, but the key word is 'alleges.' We are taught that no one may be jailed, much less executed, on the basis of mere allegations." (10/06/11)  


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