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  •  According to the freaking law, the President (4+ / 0-)
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    angelajean, JesseCW, madgranny, Mr Robert

    only has such authority in the event of an attack or immediate threat to the US, its territories, or forces.

    But then, it's not new for Presidents to consider themselves above the law.

    Non enim propter gloriam, diuicias aut honores pugnamus set propter libertatem solummodo quam Nemo bonus nisi simul cum vita amittit. -Declaration of Arbroath

    by Robobagpiper on Wed Sep 04, 2013 at 04:45:03 AM PDT

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