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Submitted by Jules Posten (United States), Oct 9, 2010 at 19:38

not too long ago, i was watching a news commentary show and i was treated to watching an interview which featured a lawyer operative from the American Civil Liberties Union. this individual was in high dudgeon over the fact that the US Government had a policy of targeting agents of Al-Qaeda by utilizing unmanned drone aircraft in an effort to dispose of as many Al-Qaeda operatives before they had a chance of going out and killing as many Americans, both military and civilian, using what ever means they had at their disposal, such as homicide bombing, ambush attacks or whatever methods at hand.

the gentleman from the ACLU was extremely put out that the US Government would actually dare to use methods such as the drones in an effort to attempt keeping as many Americans safe from these villainous assaults as possible. the ACLU's position is that the government has not proved that Al-Qaeda is any threat to the lives of Americans, and that any such attacks by the US are illegal, immoral and completely reprehensible. he stated that he would be going into federal court in an effort to block any attempt to utilize these deadly drone aircraft in any type of proactive defense.

let's show a bit of sense. our government knows exactly what type of threat this merry band of Al-Qaeda assassins represent. they aren't putting on cute costumes, to they look like the kids of South Park in an effort to play trick or treat pranks on unsuspecting Americans. their actions go a heck of a lot deeper then soaping windows or TPing a house. they mean deadly business and the US is absolutely correct in using any and all means at our disposal to repel their lethal plans, up to and including using those drones which have shown such success previously. if the ACLU would rather wait until attacks occur and there are dead and mangled people all obver the landscape, before we take any action, then it goes to show you how wrong headed their empty policies of political correctness have been and will continue to be in the future. we must be ever vigilant and on our guard at all times. if we have the opportunity to subvert Al-Qaeda plans for us, then we must do so, using whatever methods at hand, the we must do it.

the same right of defense goes for Israe a well. they are much closer to the fire and have the ultimate duty to defend the lives and property of their citizens. school buses, classrooms full of small children, places of worship, theaters, restraurants, full of unsuspecting people are to high a price to pay for a failed policy of political correctness. i don't recall exactlly who said it, but whoever said "THE BEST DEFENSE IS A GOOD OFFENSE" knew exactly what he was saying. ever vigilant is the best policy for these trying times.

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