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#1 Joker

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Posted 28 April 2013 - 11:22 AM

:deadhorse:

 

 

Obama Administration Skips Senate Drone Hearing

 

The Obama administration failed to participate in the Senate's first hearing Tuesday on the use of drones for targeted killings, Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said.

 

"I am disappointed that the administration declined to provide witnesses to testify at today’s hearings," Durbin said at the hearing, held before the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights.

 

Durbin, who heads the subcommittee, said "more transparency is needed to maintain the support of the American people and the international community." He called on the White House to provide further details on the assessment of "its legal authority to engage in targeted killings and the internal checks and balances involved in U.S. drone strikes."

 

The administration's refusal to participate comes just a few months after President Barack Obama pledged greater transparency on his targeted killing program during his 2013 State of the Union address.

 

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#2 concert andy

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Posted 29 April 2013 - 12:56 PM

He was making jokes all weekend, isnt that enough.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

:lol:

 

Hopefully it is obviousl that I am being facetious.



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Posted 29 April 2013 - 06:41 PM

He did have some good stuff   :lol:

 



#4 concert andy

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 07:09 PM

trying to add a spoiler here myself.

 

There is a drone type reference in the new Star Trek.