While his list of constitutional violations is lengthy and onerous, one particular measure quietly enacted by President Obama authorizes the assassination of American citizens – no due process, just kill ‘em. While the pretext for this Obamanable violation of the Constitutional is as a precaution against terrorism, it was instituted by the same President who pushed for the extension of full constitutional protections to the foreign-born mastermind of the 9/11 attacks, Khalid Shaikh Mohammed; and the Christmas Day “Underwear Bomber,” Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, rather than treat them as enemy combatants which would still have been more humane than perfunctory assassination.
This convergence of mind-boggling hubris and vast hypocrisy pits the inalienable rights of American citizens unlucky enough to appear on an arbitrary “hit list,” against irredeemable foreign terrorists responsible for heinous attacks on innocent civilians. According to Obama’s sociopathic rationale, “innocent until proven guilty” Americans can be trivially snuffed but foreign terrorists must be afforded constitutional protections in trials where their confessions, eye witnesses, and “smoking underwear” already prove their guilt.
When Obama authorizes assassination against American citizens, he applies a degree of ruthlessness against his own countrymen which America has long agreed not to use even against hostile foreigners. The Hague Convention, signed by the US in 1907; the Protected Persons Convention, signed in 1973; and the Charter of the United Nations all stipulate either precise limits or outright bans on assassination.
In addition to our international agreements, US Presidents from Ford to Reagan have either issued or adhered to various executive orders banning assassination. According to Bruce Berkowitz of the Hoover Institution, “The U.S. government adopted such a ban in 1976, when President Ford—responding to the scandal that resulted when the press revealed CIA involvement in several assassinations—issued Executive Order 11905. This order prohibited what it called “political assassination…” Jimmy Carter reaffirmed the ban in 1978 with his own Executive Order 12036. Ronald Reagan went even further in 1981; his Executive Order 12333 banned assassination in toto. This ban on assassination remains in effect today.”
So, when President Obama issues orders that authorize the assassination of American citizens; even going so far as to develop a “hit list” of targets, he is not only denying these citizens their inalienable right to due process, but he is violating existing Executive Orders, long-standing bipartisan Presidential and National Security policy; and a host of international laws. And as the globalist he presents himself to be, he cannot logically object to applying international laws to the actions of US citizens, himself included.
While some would argue that his authorization is limited to American citizens engaged in actions against the United States in a combat theater, the Commander in Chief has the power to alter the limits of the military theater of operations in any way he chooses. Obama could declare for the sake of fighting terrorism, that Omaha, Nebraska or any other place on the planet was a designated theater of operations, thereby empowering US forces to target any US citizens within that area and kill them based on any pretext he so desired.
Lyndon Johnson observed,”You do not examine legislation in light of the benefits it will convey if properly administered, but in light of the wrongs it would do and the harms it would cause if improperly administered.”
After thorough analysis, we are left with the only conclusion that can exist in a nation of equal protection and liability under law. We must consider President Obama’s actions as grounds for legal liability for the crime of conspiracy to commit murder.
According to the California Criminal Code, a person may be charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder if they have made any overt act “…more than the act of agreeing or planning to commit the crime, but it does not have to be a criminal act itself.” I am no lawyer, but I believe that signing an order or agreeing verbally to institute such a policy could be construed as an overt act implicating the President. (See video below).
I urge Congress to accept that such would be ample grounds for impeachment. And if we are to eschew the oft-repeated injustice of double standards for politicians and honestly apply equal protection (which includes equal liability) then such a conviction must include jail time equal to that which would be endured by one of the ordinary citizens whom the President conspired to murder.
If we are the nation our Declaration of Independence and Constitution define us to be, Barack Hussein Obama must be arrested, tried, convicted and imprisoned on this charge. If he is not, then our descent into tyranny is farther along than we would wish to admit.
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