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Tue Sep 3, 2013, 05:11 PM

Barack Obama has the constitutional opportunity to fulfill his destiny.

After all, he was a constitutional scholar before he was a politician. Many of his supporters always expected him to adhere to the Constitution in which he was so well-schooled. That is why many supported his decision to send the Syria "question" to the Congress because it is the way our Constitution meant for questions of war to be handled.

The War Powers Act had done nothing but give our Presidents excuses to use our military in whatever way they saw fit, even for personal or political reasons, as with the capture of Noriega and going to war with Saddam Hussein. Remember, "He tried to kill my Daddy"?

We have been at war constantly and will continue to be at war constantly so long as the President, whichever Party, can declare on his own when to send troops into battle. Before, it had always been the responsibility of our Congress and should return to the way our founders intended.

This is the destiny of Barack Obama. He can once again return our government and our military back to its constitutional foundation. That would be quite a legacy. And that is what his life has been about up 'til now.

But, he is being pulled away from his conscience and his destiny and toward the siren song of the war mongers. Will he listen to his conscience? Will he follow our Constitution? Will he engage our allies before he unilaterally involves us in another war? The President is at a crossroads. He will choose the path of his destiny or he will continue to lead our nation down the road to ruin....

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Tue Sep 3, 2013, 05:14 PM

1. Oh, you mean an opportunity to earn his Nobel Peace Prize?

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Response to corkhead (Reply #1)

Tue Sep 3, 2013, 05:19 PM

2. Better late than never..

Don't you think?

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Wed Sep 11, 2013, 12:20 AM

3. kick one time

The President seems to be holding to his conscience?

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