Use of term deliberate, by the way: Glenn Beck didn’t use it in that clip, but I doubt that he’d disagree with my use of it. Anyway, this isn’t a case of a non-citizen captured overseas as an illegal combatant, or even one of a non-citizen captured here: there are existing Constitutional mechanisms in place. Including this one:
Treason against the United States, shall consist only in levying war against them, or in adhering to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort. No person shall be convicted of treason unless on the testimony of two witnesses to the same overt act, or on confession in open court.
Of course, that assumes that this administration will seek to have this man charged and tried with what is unambiguously a capital crime. I leave it to the reader to contemplate the implications of a refusal to do so.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES The hip young party of hip young youngsters has two people still running for the nomination for President at an average age of 71 years. Of the two oldsters running, one of them today was baffled and alarmed when a hip young voter said his friend’s “selfie” went “viral.” “You went viral?” Mrs. Clinton said to the man’s friend. | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Word on the ground in New Hampshire is that Team Hillary knows they are going to lose and lose big. The campaign is prepared to lose in NH and recover in SC, where Hillary is leading Bernie by a huge margin. Hillary has already turned her attention to the general election, and for good reason. In New Hampshire, non-aligned | Read More »
The Donald’s lack of concern or ignorance about the basic technique of American politics surely contributed to Trump’s defeat by the excellent ground game of Sen. Ted Cruz’ campaign. Worse Trump’s failed Iowa effort, led by Chuck Laudner who ran Santorum’s 2012 Iowa ground game, was stronger than Trumps operation in New Hampshire.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Next month, the Department of Labor is expected to release its “final” rule on the nearly five-year old scheme to require employers and their service providers (e.g., advisors, attorneys, consultants, survey companies, and even website developers) to report their financial arrangements, as well as the payments made and received. They’re known as the “persuader rules” and they will, very likely, | Read More »