By Camille Peri from Reader’s Digest | September 2009
"What are the two most important things people should do to keep themselves young?
Walk. When you can’t walk a quarter mile in five minutes, your chance of dying within three years goes up dramatically. Second most important is building a community—avoiding isolation. Because if your heart doesn’t have a reason to keep beating, it won’t.”
This advice is for everybody.
These strikes are legal, they are ethical and they are wise.
White House spokesperson Jay Carney on drone strikes against Americans without due process.
Also, drone strikes against Americans aren’t exactly legal - Obama’s power to kill hasn’t been codified or approved by any other branch of government. As Nixon said, “If the president does it, it’s not illegal.”
As for the ethical nature of drones, the UN is currently investigating the administration’s targeted killing program.