A: Intelligence and surveillance have proven to be some of the most effective national security tools we have to protect our nation. Our most basic civil liberty is the right to be kept alive and the President should not hesitate to use every legal tool at his disposal to keep America safe.
A: All US citizens are entitled to due process, including at least some type of habeas corpus relief regardless whether they are designated unlawful enemy combatants or not.
A: I share the view of many past presidents that signing statements are an important presidential practice.
The above quotations are from Boston Globe questionnaire on Executive Power: sent to all major candidates and published in Dec. 20-22, 2007.
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