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WatsonT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-16-11 01:33 PM
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85. He should have tied it to the first bomb/missile to be fired at libya
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  -Obama claims he doesn't need the approval of Congress to continue the war in Libya. Congress sues. Better Believe It  Jun-15-11 04:34 PM   #0 
  - K&R Who would have ever thunk it. nt  Shagbark Hickory   Jun-15-11 04:35 PM   #1 
  - By letting Bush go free for his war crimes, not to mention a few others  TBF   Jun-15-11 04:39 PM   #2 
  - Just dropped from +1 to zero and I'll bet that trend continues -  TBF   Jun-15-11 04:41 PM   #3 
  - just brought it to +9 :)  inna   Jun-15-11 05:11 PM   #9 
  - how sad to be so disillusioned that you would let others suffer and die for it  Eagle Mall   Jun-15-11 05:15 PM   #12 
  - War is Peace!  EFerrari   Jun-15-11 05:27 PM   #16 
  - what's sad is believing that we're there to help the people  inna   Jun-15-11 05:29 PM   #18 
  - Why you are a bit more pro-active  Riftaxe   Jun-15-11 06:55 PM   #32 
  - Whether they want it or not.  Better Believe It   Jun-15-11 08:13 PM   #33 
  - Whatever narrative will help you sleep at night..  girl gone mad   Jun-15-11 10:50 PM   #36 
  - There are polls that state otherwise.  bobburgster   Jun-16-11 03:22 PM   #95 
  - oops, dupe  inna   Jun-15-11 05:21 PM   #14 
  - Shame, Shame. That the first U.S. President of African descent would so belittle bombing Africans  Distant Observer   Jun-15-11 04:43 PM   #4 
  - Repukes don't like Wars where they aren't making a profit. No money in humanitarianism.  Eagle Mall   Jun-15-11 04:52 PM   #5 
  - You know I tried that line too  humbled_opinion   Jun-15-11 05:02 PM   #7 
  - did you point out the difference between a unilateral war for profit  Eagle Mall   Jun-15-11 05:09 PM   #8 
  - You are arguing semantics.....  humbled_opinion   Jun-15-11 05:28 PM   #17 
  - +100  Myrina   Jun-16-11 08:41 AM   #51 
  - War is never "Humanitarian"  Dutchmaster   Jun-16-11 12:09 PM   #65 
  - profit  trud   Jun-16-11 12:35 PM   #70 
  - Yes.  obxhead   Jun-16-11 03:38 PM   #96 
  - Libya is pure profit == The GCC has $Trillion funds managed by west and Libya has Trillions in Oil  Distant Observer   Jun-15-11 05:13 PM   #11 
  - Fantasy loves company  Eagle Mall   Jun-15-11 05:17 PM   #13 
  - In Libya, Foreign Bankers See a Coming Bonanza  EFerrari   Jun-15-11 05:29 PM   #19 
  - So then this truly is a...  humbled_opinion   Jun-15-11 05:31 PM   #22 
     - The media campaign has been relentless. Look at this analysis  EFerrari   Jun-15-11 05:55 PM   #23 
        - Wow!! Even I got suckered by that one.  RufusTFirefly   Jun-16-11 07:44 PM   #102 
  - Is this your humanitarian alliance?  Distant Observer   Jun-15-11 06:06 PM   #24 
  - you are the one living in lala land  fascisthunter   Jun-16-11 11:31 AM   #56 
  - you got it  lovuian   Jun-16-11 02:59 PM   #93 
  - Tomahawk missiles  Dokkie   Jun-16-11 11:53 AM   #58 
  - And democrats don't seem to like wars unless a democrat is leading it  WatsonT   Jun-16-11 01:31 PM   #83 
     - This what I said.  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:54 PM   #89 
        - Just like supporting one sports team over the other but with the added fun  WatsonT   Jun-16-11 01:58 PM   #90 
  - Very damaging to our party and its principles..  humbled_opinion   Jun-15-11 05:01 PM   #6 
  - you really need to study the differences between what Bush did and what Obama is doing  Eagle Mall   Jun-15-11 05:13 PM   #10 
  - This is the right way to pursue wars?  Better Believe It   Jun-15-11 05:26 PM   #15 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jun-15-11 05:29 PM   #20 
  - It fits perfectly into their profiteering schemes  EFerrari   Jun-15-11 05:30 PM   #21 
  - The use of force in your statement  Abq_Sarah   Jun-15-11 06:17 PM   #28 
  - Well, even the hated bush went to congress for authorization for the horrible iraq war.  krabigirl   Jun-16-11 12:08 PM   #64 
  - So, this is OK, if only France and Germany profit.  backtomn   Jun-16-11 12:46 PM   #75 
  - Already we're finding out that our allies, those who voted to support the war  WatsonT   Jun-16-11 01:33 PM   #84 
  - You really need to study the similarities.  readmoreoften   Jun-18-11 06:21 AM   #112 
  - My Pre-emptive solution to those arguments  Glyn Dwr   Jun-16-11 10:25 AM   #54 
  - Which of these people do not belong?  erodriguez   Jun-15-11 06:11 PM   #25 
  - You pegged it...  humbled_opinion   Jun-15-11 06:12 PM   #27 
  - The flying nun?  Better Believe It   Jun-15-11 06:34 PM   #31 
  - The old woman who took millions in donations but let the sick suffer and die  davepc   Jun-16-11 02:35 AM   #40 
  - Once they get entrenched in war, arrogance and stubbornness set in.  NCarolinawoman   Jun-15-11 06:11 PM   #26 
  - Obama should give his Nobel Peace Prize  humbled_opinion   Jun-15-11 06:21 PM   #29 
  - +1  emilyg   Jun-16-11 01:31 AM   #38 
  - +  swilton   Jun-16-11 12:34 PM   #68 
  - He should have tied it to the first bomb/missile to be fired at libya  WatsonT   Jun-16-11 01:33 PM   #85 
  - Just what we need. Another 'decider'. nt  Obamanaut   Jun-15-11 06:22 PM   #30 
  - The suit'll be bounced.  Igel   Jun-15-11 10:43 PM   #34 
  - I hope it gets heard and the congress people in question get nailed for failing to uphold the...  joshcryer   Jun-16-11 01:34 AM   #39 
  - knr n/t  slipslidingaway   Jun-15-11 10:46 PM   #35 
  - We don't need no stinkin' badges! nt  lutherj   Jun-16-11 01:16 AM   #37 
  - Pentagon estimates costing U.S. taxpayers $2 million a day  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-16-11 02:47 AM   #41 
  - I am so sure that we are NOT on the ground there, after all, this IS an...  webDude   Jun-16-11 05:44 AM   #42 
  - Congress didn't sue  VeryConfused   Jun-16-11 06:50 AM   #43 
  - Yeah, something's fishy about the GOP jumping up and down...  Cappadonna   Jun-16-11 09:44 AM   #53 
  - John Conyers? Dennis Kucinich? DINOS???  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-16-11 12:01 PM   #60 
     - Yeah that must be it  VeryConfused   Jun-16-11 01:25 PM   #81 
     - Welcome, Rep. Conyers! There's probably still a little room for you under the HopeMobile!  RufusTFirefly   Jun-16-11 06:30 PM   #101 
  - You lie, Obama  JJW   Jun-16-11 07:43 AM   #44 
  - How do you explain the 100+ other times Presidents  VeryConfused   Jun-16-11 08:04 AM   #46 
     - American Presidents have been abusing their office for decades -  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-16-11 12:06 PM   #61 
     - 2008: Hope and Change!  WatsonT   Jun-16-11 01:34 PM   #86 
  - How low can he go  Yon_Yonson   Jun-16-11 08:01 AM   #45 
  - The proper question is how low can his critics and attackers go  VeryConfused   Jun-16-11 08:05 AM   #47 
     - I am very akin to warfare  Yon_Yonson   Jun-16-11 08:14 AM   #48 
     - So the Korean war was covered by the War Powers Act. Thanks for the info.  Better Believe It   Jun-16-11 08:26 AM   #49 
     - "The proper question is how low can his critics and attackers go..."  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-16-11 12:11 PM   #66 
     - So if the president does it, then it must be OK.  liberation   Jun-16-11 12:38 PM   #71 
        - Dude, this person thinks the Kuch and Conyers are DINOS -  Hell Hath No Fury   Jun-16-11 01:48 PM   #88 
  - War Powers Experts Say Lawsuit Filed Against the Obama Administration is Right on the Merits  Better Believe It   Jun-16-11 08:35 AM   #50 
  - Obama's flouting the Constitution is giving the Teabaggers just what they want -- a Rogue President  Distant Observer   Jun-16-11 09:42 AM   #52 
  - I believe some Presidents feel the power of their office puts them above the law.  NorthCarolina   Jun-16-11 11:08 AM   #55 
  - President Obama learned well from his apparent mentor.....  democrank   Jun-16-11 11:41 AM   #57 
  - The war in Libya is about imperialism. All about resources. If anyone believes  ej510   Jun-16-11 11:58 AM   #59 
  - You think this war has to do with the $5+ trillion dollars of oil  hulka38   Jun-16-11 03:54 PM   #97 
  - Good for congress. Finally, a bit of backbone.  krabigirl   Jun-16-11 12:07 PM   #62 
  - The House  sulphurdunn   Jun-16-11 12:08 PM   #63 
  - He can't be wrong  avaistheone1   Jun-16-11 12:13 PM   #67 
  - So that Nobel Peace Price was sarcastic I see...  liberation   Jun-16-11 12:35 PM   #69 
  - !  Bluebear   Jun-18-11 05:48 AM   #110 
  - Finally some real news  swilton   Jun-16-11 12:38 PM   #72 
  - It is a shame that Obama has become a Neo-Con on the middle  ej510   Jun-16-11 12:42 PM   #73 
  - So, we can essentially go to war forever, as long as we can prop up some meatshield in front of us  AtheistCrusader   Jun-16-11 12:44 PM   #74 
  - In this case, I hope Congress wins.  LiberalAndProud   Jun-16-11 12:46 PM   #76 
  - The precedent was set when Obama let the Bush administration off the hook  nonperson   Jun-16-11 01:00 PM   #77 
  - Commit the same crimes so he wouldn't be prosecuted for war crimes either.  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:01 PM   #78 
  - Laws are for peasants. Our warmonger overlords do not bow to law. nt  ProgressIn2008   Jun-16-11 01:05 PM   #79 
  - " "the war" " nt  guruoo   Jun-16-11 01:19 PM   #80 
  - Then lets withdraw from NATO and the UN - wouldnt that please the Liberal Dems?  pasto76   Jun-16-11 01:31 PM   #82 
  - NATO is corrupt and engages in global imperialism  ej510   Jun-16-11 01:34 PM   #87 
  - Good point! NATO should be dissolved. I don't think we need fear an invasion of Europe by Russia  Better Believe It   Jun-16-11 04:45 PM   #99 
  - "Congress" didn't sue. Ten members sued -- out of more than 500. n/t  pnwmom   Jun-16-11 02:18 PM   #91 
  - K&R! Very Important.  KoKo   Jun-16-11 02:40 PM   #92 
  - Actions on Libya: February 23 - June 15  ProSense   Jun-16-11 03:17 PM   #94 
  - According to far too many around DU these days,  hulka38   Jun-16-11 04:02 PM   #98 
  - Obama Asserts Sweeping Executive Powers in Libya War Powers Justification  Better Believe It   Jun-16-11 05:04 PM   #100 
  - Another Kick...for BLINDING TRUTH! Thanks for the Post!  KoKo   Jun-16-11 08:16 PM   #103 
  - Line up them tankers, boys...  BadtotheboneBob   Jun-17-11 05:30 PM   #104 
  - It will be interesting to see if the courts agree or disagree with the administrations  cstanleytech   Jun-17-11 10:42 PM   #105 
  - It'll probably be tossed out as Congress already hs the authority to deal with it.  Kaleva   Jun-17-11 10:45 PM   #106 
  - If you mean via the power of the purse I am not going to get my hopes up since many  cstanleytech   Jun-17-11 11:34 PM   #107 
     - That and the authority to impeach.  Kaleva   Jun-18-11 12:09 AM   #108 
  - James Fallows: Obama Is Wrong About Congress and Libya  pampango   Jun-18-11 06:21 AM   #111 
     - Interesting read, wonder if the majority of scotus will agree though  cstanleytech   Jun-18-11 06:48 AM   #113 
  - Probably a good thing he wasn't caught "sexting" huh ..... n/t  divvy   Jun-18-11 04:28 AM   #109 

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