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maryallen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-07-04 10:50 PM
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8. The President -- ALONE -- can OVERRIDE the law ...
Edited on Mon Jun-07-04 11:26 PM by maryallen
According to the following quote, the president can make "INAPPLICABLE" national and international laws ... with no oversight, no checks and balances, no interpretation from the Judicial Branch of government, and no consultation with Congress:

"A U.S. law enacted in 1994 bars torture by U.S. military personnel anywhere in the world. But the Pentagon group's report, prepared under supervision of General Counsel William J. Haynes II, said that "in order to respect the President's inherent constitutional authority to manage a military campaign . . . must be construed as inapplicable to interrogations undertaken pursuant to his Commander-in-Chief authority."

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We have crossed the Rubicon.

They've thrown out the Constitution and set up a dictatorship.
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