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“Congress, Drones, and The Imperial Presidency”

 
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“Congress, Drones, and The Imperial Presidency”

Ron Paul’s latest Texas Straight Talk: Last week the US Senate took a break from debating the phony cuts known as “sequestration,” for Senator Rand Paul to hold a 13-hour filibuster to force the Obama administration to state whether it believes the President has the right to kill American citizens with drones on US soil. I […]


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John Tate Praises Rand Paul Filibuster

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate praised Senator Rand Paul’s active filibuster on the Senate floor over John Brennan’s nomination to be Director of the CIA and the constitutionality of drone strikes: “I’m proud of Senator Rand Paul’s leadership to hold the administration accountable over its outrageous abuse of power concerning drones […]


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John Tate Blasts Attorney General Eric Holder

SPRINGFIELD, Virginia- Today, Campaign for Liberty President John Tate released the following statement in response to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder asserting that President Obama has the legal authority to conduct drone strikes on American citizens on American soil: “On March 4, Attorney General Eric Holder addressed Senator Rand Paul’s concern about whether or not […]


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Outrageous!

Attorney General Eric Holder finally replied to Senator Paul’s request on whether the administration believed the President could authorize a lethal drone strike on American soil. It’s hard to believe this was his actual response, but then again, given this administration’s sordid past – particularly in the DOJ – perhaps it’s not too surprising. Holder replied to […]


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Iowa’s No Fly Drone Zone bill

Senator Kent Sorenson (R-Milo) introduced Senate File 276 (SF 276) at the Statehouse last Wednesday. The bill would place a moratorium on the use of drones by all state agencies in Iowa and strictly prohibit weaponized drone systems.   SF 276 has been referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee. It’s imperative that this bill is […]


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