New Captain America Movie Confronts Obama’s Kill List


Does the new Captain America: The Winter Soldier movie confront President Barack Obama's kill list? Actually, yes, it does.

I say "yes," not simply because as the first journalist to confront President Obama directly about his kill list that that is what I'm reading into the storyline. It's because that is what the director has said about the movie.

Brothers Joe and Anthony Russo told Mother Jones, "I just look at the issues that were causing anxiety for us, because we read a lot and are politically inclined. And a lot of that stuff had to do with civil liberties issues, drone strikes, the president's kill list, and preemptive technology."

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In the Winter Soldier, Captain America and the rest of the heroes involved confront the government program called Project Insight, which involved three helicarriers; gigantic, autonomous killer drones. They are then fed large amounts of data and intel. Those helicarriers then process the data to identify and preemptively eliminate potential threats to national security. Note the portion of the video below, contained in Ben's video.

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So what point does the movie make? Specifically, it takes on the morality of the system that says we must kill the enemy before they kill us.

"The question is, 'Where do you stop?'" Joe Russo says. "If there are 100 people we can kill to make us safer, do we do it? What if we find out there's 1,000? What if we find out there's 10,000? What if it's a million? At what point do you stop?"

Kudos to the Russo brothers who raise a vitally important question in our national security debate, who use Marvel Comics and Scarlett Johansson to do so. Well done guys!

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Transcript by Tim Brown of FreedomOutpost.com

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