pass Torture, go directly to Murder

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Going All The Way

The Obama administration's overnight assertion that presidential assassination orders of American citizens should be treated as a state secret, and thus not reviewable by any court anywhere, the most shocking assertion of unfettered presidential power we've seen since John Yoo argued that presidents have the right to order torture as long as they don't cause pain equivalent to organ failure. As Greenwald says, when Cheney worshiping neocon headcase David Rivkin thinks you've gone too far with the executive power, there's not much more to say...

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