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  •  Even that was Regular Order (5+ / 0-)

    Treaty obligations.

    If I ran this circus, things would be DIFFERENT!

    by CwV on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 09:39:41 AM PDT

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    •  Treaty Obligations are not an exception (2+ / 0-)
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      Simplify, WisePiper

      listed in either the Constitution or The War Powers Resolution.

      Obama did the wrong thing (as many recent predecessors have) by claiming a UN resolution meant he could ignore Congress.

      This time, Obama did the right by at least offering to go to Congress first.

      It's ok.  Politicians can do the wrong thing sometimes and the right thing sometimes, and we can view both honestly.

      "But the traitors will pretend / that it's gettin' near the end / when it's beginning" P. Ochs

      by JesseCW on Sat Sep 14, 2013 at 01:28:25 PM PDT

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