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Stephen Salgaller
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A US federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed against the government by the families of three American citizens killed by drones in Yemen, saying senior officials cannot be held personally responsible

So basicly, its war, people die, can't be held accountable for it. 

But, are we conducting war in Yemen? 

"The question presented is whether federal officials can be held personally liable for their roles in drone strikes abroad that target and kill U.S. citizens," Collyer said in her opinion. "The question raises fundamental issues regarding constitutional principles and it is not easy to answer." 

But the judge said she would grant the government's motion to dismiss the case.

Yep, its a hard question to answer, so best not answer it and just dismiss... 

The American Civil Liberties Union and the Centre for Constitutional Rights, both based in New York, represented the families. They had argued that in killing American citizens the government violated fundamental rights under the US constitution to due process and to be free from unreasonable seizure. 

"This is a deeply troubling decision that treats the government's allegations as proof while refusing to allow those allegations to be tested in court," said ACLU lawyer Hina Shamsi. "The court's view that it cannot provide a remedy for extrajudicial killings when the government claims to be at war, even far from any battlefield, is profoundly at odds with the Constitution."

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5 Protests Blooming in Washington, D.C., This Spring | Alternet http://www.alternet.org/activism/5-protests-blooming-washington-spring 
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"capitalism is not an economic system that produces a middle class. In fact, if left to its own devices, capitalism tends towards vast levels of inequality and monopoly.....


This country's fate was sealed when our government slashed taxes on the rich back in 1980
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Students at the University of Virginia Law School have challenged the Justice Department to unseal settlements with big banks and corporations.
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Nissan introduces LCD rearview mirror screen --> http://ow.ly/vVlKx | #ConsumerProducts
Just last month the U.S. government finally issued a rule that will require new cars and light trucks to have backup cameras with screens in the dash to he
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Wisconsin researchers release the first batch of seeds designed to propagate the old-fashioned notion of sharing.
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  • Carnegie-Mellon University
    1978
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    Engineer, present
  • Hughes Aircraft
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