News links for 9 March 2013
Sen. Rand Paul: My filibuster was just the beginning - The Washington Post
"I wanted everybody to know that our Constitution is precious and that no American should be killed by a drone without first being charged with a crime. As Americans, we have fought long and hard for the Bill of Rights. The idea that no person shall be held without due process, and that no person shall be held for a capital offense without being indicted, is a founding American principle and a basic right."
Eugene Robinson: Rand Paul did the right thing with filibuster - The Washington Post
"Hours after Paul finished his filibuster, Holder finally closed that door. “It has come to my attention,” he wrote Paul, “that you have now asked an additional question: ‘Does the president have t...
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