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opihimoimoi Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-11 05:18 PM
Response to Reply #11
20. I don't think so....
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  -Clinton To Congress: Obama Would Ignore Your War Resolutions kpete  Mar-30-11 04:10 PM   #0 
  - It was a nice republic while it lasted. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-30-11 04:11 PM   #1 
  - No kidding.  enlightenment   Mar-30-11 04:14 PM   #3 
  - yep. because it most certainly is a republic no longer.  ixion   Mar-30-11 04:31 PM   #10 
  - I know when the republic died  Baby Bear   Mar-30-11 09:20 PM   #48 
  - Yes sireee.  avaistheone1   Mar-31-11 10:12 AM   #62 
  - One more time, with feeling: The Presidency Should be Abolished  Jack Rabbit   Mar-31-11 02:19 PM   #85 
  - Clear, official notice that Obama thinks he's above the law  FiveGoodMen   Mar-30-11 04:12 PM   #2 
  - That notice came when he refused to prosecute BushCo. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-30-11 04:20 PM   #6 
  - The US has had an imperial presidency for a few decades now  liberation   Mar-30-11 04:20 PM   #7 
     - Nothing like what it has been since 911. Constitution in shreds.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 11:14 AM   #66 
  - Now that was Spinely to stick up for the Spineful President....indicating the GOP is flummoxed  opihimoimoi   Mar-30-11 04:15 PM   #4 
  - The US Constitution is becoming tattered and torn all in the name of  lumpy   Mar-30-11 04:31 PM   #11 
  - I don't think so....  opihimoimoi   Mar-30-11 05:18 PM   #20 
     - The constitution has a clause to specifically prevent standing armies.  caseymoz   Mar-30-11 06:09 PM   #34 
     - No it doesn't  ttwiddler   Mar-30-11 10:56 PM   #53 
        - Sorry, you're so wrong, yes it does!!  caseymoz   Mar-31-11 09:49 AM   #58 
        - Legal constraints on executive power are silly? How Nixonian!  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 11:45 AM   #70 
        - Congress may authorize an army, but only for 2 years at a time.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 02:08 PM   #84 
     - Well, as long as YOU don't THINK so, it must be as you say.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 11:20 AM   #68 
  - don't know if you caught this or not, but brad sherman is a dem..  frylock   Mar-30-11 05:09 PM   #19 
  - A tad supect despite his many years in office...but linked to Scientology thingy  opihimoimoi   Mar-30-11 05:23 PM   #23 
     - Of course your ad hominems and narrative are not suspect at all...  liberation   Mar-30-11 05:57 PM   #29 
     - The negative narrative in our society has reached imbalanced levels...  opihimoimoi   Mar-30-11 06:03 PM   #31 
        - Right...  liberation   Mar-30-11 06:06 PM   #33 
        - Lots of imbalance of all kinds.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:35 PM   #78 
     - suspect in what respect?  frylock   Mar-30-11 06:55 PM   #40 
        - A true believer automatically finds him suspect because he's not  ThomCat   Mar-31-11 09:50 AM   #59 
  - Remind us which President said he'd override a war vote by Congress.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 11:18 AM   #67 
  - The imperial presidency, an impeachable offense.  Metta   Mar-30-11 04:20 PM   #5 
  - So.....  DeSwiss   Mar-30-11 04:23 PM   #8 
  - Illegal shortcut to war.  lumpy   Mar-30-11 04:29 PM   #9 
  - I was sort of for this action on behalf of Libya before I'm now against it. I'm  monmouth   Mar-30-11 04:37 PM   #12 
  - and in breaking news, the President states he will simple ignore the Articles of Impeachment........  stockholmer   Mar-30-11 04:40 PM   #13 
  - The repubs may attempt to impeach the President. nt  Zorra   Mar-30-11 04:44 PM   #14 
  - On what?  Iliyah   Mar-30-11 04:51 PM   #15 
     - You're assuming the Koch snorters are rational beings  Jack Rabbit   Mar-31-11 03:03 PM   #89 
  - we don`t have the ability to fight another land war...  madrchsod   Mar-30-11 05:05 PM   #16 
  - Hell, we do not have the ability to deal with Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan without driving our  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 11:51 AM   #71 
  - What?  abelenkpe   Mar-30-11 05:05 PM   #17 
  - decider 2: electric bugaloo  frylock   Mar-30-11 05:07 PM   #18 
  - Funny, his ardents are always claiming his powers are very  Bluenorthwest   Mar-30-11 05:19 PM   #21 
  - To be fair the extent of their stance has been that if Obama does it, it must be for a reason  liberation   Mar-30-11 06:02 PM   #30 
  - it will be even more entertaining when the self-fufilling prophecy of president palin..  frylock   Mar-30-11 06:18 PM   #36 
     - OFGS...that Palin/Bachman thing is the Powers that Be Pushing to keep Obama in Power...  KoKo   Mar-31-11 09:16 PM   #102 
  - "Funny, his ardents are always claiming his powers are very limited"  Gravel Democrat   Mar-31-11 01:19 AM   #55 
  - It's also funny that the only time Obama shows a spine is when  ThomCat   Mar-31-11 09:55 AM   #60 
  - So long representative government the last nail went into your coffin. n/t  abqmufc   Mar-30-11 05:22 PM   #22 
  - I don't think a resolution carries the force of law.  Wilms   Mar-30-11 05:27 PM   #24 
  - Not so simple. Start with the Constitution, which gives Congress the  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 12:44 PM   #72 
     - Too late to edit, but year of War Powers Resolution is wrong. I apologize.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:53 PM   #80 
     - Thanks for the response.  Wilms   Mar-31-11 07:04 PM   #94 
  - Hope President Obama is enjoying his Nobel Peace Prize.  democrank   Mar-30-11 05:44 PM   #25 
  - I don't support Obama generally, nor do I support wars  oNobodyo   Mar-30-11 05:44 PM   #26 
  - Those of us who think that he should follow the War Powers Resolutions,  amandabeech   Mar-30-11 05:51 PM   #28 
  - "I don't support Obama generally, nor do I support wars..."  liberation   Mar-30-11 06:03 PM   #32 
  - True enough...  oNobodyo   Mar-30-11 06:24 PM   #37 
     - Based on what you've said, you support certain wars.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:20 PM   #76 
  - "So far Libya has been done correctly and it's saved lives." ????  Frank Ness   Mar-31-11 10:06 AM   #61 
  - What in the Constitutiion gives the Senate authority to pass a Resolution like that?  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:07 PM   #73 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-30-11 05:47 PM   #27 
  - oh for pity's sake.  cali   Mar-30-11 07:42 PM   #44 
     - Yeah, no shit  Avant Guardian   Mar-31-11 10:32 AM   #64 
  - It's awful, but the irony is bittersweet.  caseymoz   Mar-30-11 06:13 PM   #35 
  - This still getting to be a worse nighmare than the day before...  bluesmail   Mar-30-11 06:25 PM   #38 
  - "Fascism du jour." Did you just make that up? I'm jealous.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:43 PM   #79 
  - Okay hold it - since Reagan was in office we have been TOLD they could deploy  underpants   Mar-30-11 06:25 PM   #39 
  - It's 60, although that was an expansion, too, iirc. n/t  EFerrari   Mar-30-11 06:56 PM   #41 
  - Please see Reply 72.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:59 PM   #81 
  - Go ahead. Make him ignore them and then do what you need to do Congress  Catherina   Mar-30-11 07:36 PM   # 
  - and what is it that you think they'd need to do?  cali   Mar-30-11 07:41 PM   #43 
  - Nothing will be done, except maybe more bloviating.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 02:54 PM   #88 
     - I'm not holding my breath either. n/t  Catherina   Mar-31-11 08:24 PM   #96 
  - I've always thought that the War Powers Act had Constitutional  24601   Mar-30-11 07:36 PM   #42 
  - Obama was "lecturer in law" was not a "professor", and there is a difference.  amandabeech   Mar-30-11 08:55 PM   #47 
  - Politically flawed, morally flawed - yes. Constitutionally flawed - no,  24601   Mar-31-11 03:43 AM   #57 
     - Wha? Are you saying the Constitution is not Constitutionally flawed since  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 02:35 PM   #87 
  - Many think that the War Powers Act is unconstitutional, BUT that analysis  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 02:21 PM   #86 
  - Why, how very special.  Stinky The Clown   Mar-30-11 08:06 PM   #45 
  - And somehow everyone neglects the fact that we didn't put any people on the ground in Libya.  Arkana   Mar-30-11 08:29 PM   #46 
  - It has been reported this evening that the CIA is on the ground and has been for some time.  amandabeech   Mar-30-11 09:31 PM   #49 
  - CIA is in Libya and likely Special Forces.  EFerrari   Mar-30-11 09:31 PM   #50 
  - CIA is in every country.  joshcryer   Mar-30-11 09:56 PM   #52 
  - No boots on the ground = no war?  WatsonT   Mar-31-11 02:01 PM   #83 
  - You don't think there are "boots on ground" in Libya? CIA wears Sneakers?  KoKo   Mar-31-11 09:20 PM   #103 
  - Obama is building a precident for an imperial "presidency". asdfasdfsda!!! (nt)  w4rma   Mar-30-11 09:43 PM   #51 
  - This is stupid  ttwiddler   Mar-30-11 11:01 PM   #54 
  - Queen Hillary got the warfever  Baclava   Mar-31-11 01:27 AM   #56 
  - Did it say "Hillary Would Ignore Your War Resolutions?"  Avant Guardian   Mar-31-11 10:30 AM   #63 
  - I just have the feeling that this is Hillary's War, and Obama is being dragged along  Baclava   Mar-31-11 01:10 PM   #74 
     - Is your hypothesis that he's lame, helpless, not too bright, too easily led??  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 04:39 PM   #91 
        - No, I just think Hillary wants Moe's head on a stick and she's gonna by gawd get it  Baclava   Mar-31-11 07:53 PM   #95 
  - That dog won't hunt, Obama's her boss. She does his bidding, not the other way round.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 04:51 PM   #92 
     - Maybe the Queen has aspirations for higher office. You can't tell me she's not out for blood.  Baclava   Mar-31-11 08:45 PM   #98 
  - I agree with Obama/Clinton on this one.....  Keith Bee   Mar-31-11 11:03 AM   #65 
  - We can ignore laws, even the Constitution, at will? Please see Reply # 72.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 01:25 PM   #77 
  - Must be more to it than just the RW...though. That's a pretty harsh statement from her..  KoKo   Mar-31-11 09:15 PM   #101 
  - Isn't having an Emperor grand? What could possibly go wrong?  harun   Mar-31-11 11:21 AM   #69 
  - Emperor in chief. nt  ProgressIn2008   Mar-31-11 01:16 PM   #75 
  - They wanted to anoint George Washington as King.  F Bastiat   Mar-31-11 04:33 PM   #90 
  - Yeehaw! Let's kill us some ferriners  WatsonT   Mar-31-11 01:59 PM   #82 
  - I recall folks saying Obama could not possibly have the $$ to close Gitmo unless Congress voted.  No Elephants   Mar-31-11 05:13 PM   #93 
  - "The White House would forge ahead with military action in Libya..."  unkachuck   Mar-31-11 08:33 PM   #97 
  - How would Senator Obama respond? n/t  rayofreason   Mar-31-11 09:13 PM   #99 
  - Oh My..That's pretty harsh. Hard to know what's going on with that...  KoKo   Mar-31-11 09:13 PM   #100 

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