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oNobodyo Donating Member (56 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-11 05:44 PM
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26.  I don't support Obama generally, nor do I support wars
However, Obama consulted with the leadership of both the house and senate before taking action...and then there's this...Senate Resolution 85 which passed on march, 1st unanimously...

(7) urges the United Nations Security Council to take such further action as may be necessary to protect civilians in Libya from attack, including the possible imposition of a no-fly zone over Libyan territory;

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/BILLS-112sres85ats/pdf/BIL...

After Bush and Iraq it's easy to fear presidential power but you have to consider that Afghanistan had congressional preapproval and turned out just as bad and in neither case did congress ever formally declare war, nor will you see congress formally declare war again because they recognised with the war powers act that having a presidential scapegoat made politics easier for congress.

So far Libya has been done correctly and it's saved lives.
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