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  •  While this is true and an argument can be made (3+ / 0-)
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    VetGrl, IreGyre, OHdog

    that Congress abdicated it's authority years ago, those facts would not matter to the GOP if they decide to seize on this as an excuse to beat up on Obama.
    Do you think Darrell Issa will be swayed by the letter of the law? The facts of the case? Or by the public perception that he and his cohort can whip up?

    If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

    by CwV on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 07:13:43 AM PDT

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    •  Nothing Congress has ever done (1+ / 0-)
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      has changed one word of the Constitution.

      •  Except for the Amendments. (0+ / 0-)

        Congress can legally abdicate authority in this matter. They did it with BushCheney with the AUMF, basically a blank check that absolved them of the task of approving a specific war.

        If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

        by CwV on Sat Aug 31, 2013 at 01:34:17 PM PDT

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