Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Entitled to Kill

Preparing for the 2011 APEC meeting in Honolulu, Federal Agent Christopher Deedy had a night off. After drinking with friends, the night ended badly in the early morning hours, when perhaps over-eager Deedy executed a local man inside a Waikiki McDonalds restaurant.

Deedy is on trial for murder.

Do agents of our government have carte blanche license to kill?  Is it proper that aggressiveness or public disobedience be smothered by deadly violence? Our numerous security forces are not always welcomed cheeringly - at what stage are they entitled to kill?

The Hawaii tragedy continues ...