Obama: I can kill you any time I want [Reader Post]

And he don’ need no stinkin’ judges, but here’s where it gets interesting:

Johnson said only the executive branch, not the courts, is equipped to make military battlefield targeting decisions about who qualifies as an enemy.

So Obama doesn’t need judicial oversight to have an American killed on a “military battlefield.” And there’s the rub. A new law is winding its way through Congress that redefines what a “battlefield” is: