What if al-Awlaki was a Confederate soldier?

I disagree but I’m glad born-again constructionists are troubled by the president’s authorization of the murder of a U.S. citizen. The killing of al-Qaeda leader Anwar al-Awlaki was, in fact, a violation of the Fifth Amendment and such things shouldn’t be taken lightly. That doesn’t mean it was wrong. *”[I]f the American people accept this blindly and casually that we now have an accepted practice of the president assassinating people who he thinks are bad guys, I think it’s sad,” said Libertarian gadfly Ron Paul. Keep in mind al-Awlaki had declared war against his birth country, just like the 750,000 soldiers who…