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That didn't take long. Writing the lead article over at the Daily Beast.com, Rand Paul say that Pres. Obama is prosecuting an undeclared war in the middle east and subverting the constitution. He ...
by Hugh Jim Bissell
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 07:32 AM PST with 12 Recommends
Whether you favor or oppose any kind of military action by the US against Syria in reaction to the Syrian government's evident use of internationally banned chemical weapons that killed more than a ...
by rlegro
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Sep 05, 2013 at 09:05 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
How can this be? After a 45-minute walk Friday night, President Barack Obama made a fateful decision that none of his top national security advisers saw coming: To seek congressional authorization ...
by Th0rn
Comment Count 85 comments on Sun Sep 01, 2013 at 04:31 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
The British Parliament’s rejection of an attack on Syria is a direct contrast—and implicit challenge—to the political war system of the United States. “It is clear to me that the British ...
by NormanSolomon
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 30, 2013 at 10:21 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
Republican Rep. Scott Rigell (VA-02) has organized a letter signed by both Republican and Democratic colleagues urging the President to seek Congressional authorization before any military ...
by Liberty Equality Fraternity and Trees
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Aug 28, 2013 at 12:54 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
The US Consitution is clear. Congress must declare war. The War Powers Act is an unconstitutional overreach, since the Constitution says nothing about the ablilty of Congress to give up its ...
by OregonOak
Comment Count 109 comments on Tue Aug 27, 2013 at 08:31 PM PDT with 9 Recommends
The right wing has taken over the Republican Party and exploited flaws in our democracy to regain control of government. It has stolen two elections in this century and then mismanaged government ...
by Burt Hall
Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 06:30 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
On Sunday, Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney made two stunning statements about Iran. First, Romney managed to unlearn the entire history of the Cold War by claiming the United State "...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Jun 18, 2012 at 07:25 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
Just reported today: Libyan rebel leaders visiting France say they have asked President Nicolas Sarkozy for military aid to enable them to march on Tripoli, the stronghold of Libyan ...
by Aeolos
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Jul 21, 2011 at 11:53 AM PDT with 0 Recommends
Today, the following statement was issued by Congressional Progressive Caucus Peace and Security Taskforce Co-Chairs US Representatives Mike Honda, Barbara Lee and Lynn Woolsey & ...
by Rep Michael Honda
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 10:28 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 155 comments on Thu Jun 23, 2011 at 06:50 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
President Obama, we did not vote for this unitary executive philosophy. In fact, we voted against it, remember? Go to Congress and get the proper authorizations and respect the rule of law. The ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 426 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 06:58 PM PDT with 83 Recommends
Balkinization provides a copy of ...
by Armando
Comment Count 26 comments on Tue Jun 21, 2011 at 06:30 PM PDT with 30 Recommends
Welcome to [Sanctimonious http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/12/07/AR2010120707214.html] Sunday, a new series that will be published by members of the following ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 176 comments on Sun Jun 19, 2011 at 05:45 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
If you have followed the non-Anthony Weiner news in recent days, or looked at the rec list in the last day, you know there is a vigorous debate on our role in the Libya conflict. The arguments focus ...
by FischFry
Comment Count 29 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 10:39 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Next month, two major foreign policy decisions will be decidedly clearer. On Afghanistan, the Pentagon’s July withdrawal plans will either be “sizeable and significant”, as ...
by Rep Michael Honda
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Jun 16, 2011 at 07:59 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
This is what the man said in March of 2011: Transcript: ...
by ThisIsMyTime
Comment Count 925 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 09:29 PM PDT with 239 Recommends
This is what the man said in December of 2007: Q. In what circumstances, if any, would the president have constitutional authority to bomb Iran without seeking a use-of-force ...
by joanneleon
Comment Count 954 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 06:35 PM PDT with 222 Recommends
Dennis Kucinich   As part of continuing ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 385 comments on Wed Jun 15, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
Seeking to avoid a showdown over Libya, House GOP leaders have pulled back from a floor vote on a resolution by Rep. Dennis Kucinich (D-Ohio) that would bar U.S. involvement in the NATO-led ...
by jmannatl
Comment Count 13 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 05:30 AM PDT with 5 Recommends