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caseymoz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-30-11 06:09 PM
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34. The constitution has a clause to specifically prevent standing armies.

Which has been ignored longer than anybody here has been alive, and only Congress is supposed to authorize war, so yes, we have torn the Constitution to pieces, even if most of the tears have been pre-Obama, this is only another one, a bit more damaging coming from a purported "liberal" and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize.

Our nation had better address the violations of the Constitution, somehow. Either by amending it to reflect current reality or, better, cutting back on Executive power. Otherwise, nobody knows where the power of the President stops.
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