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Congress defaults, Obama struts, innocents will die

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  Watching the British House of Commons and Prime Minister debate the situation in Syria and decide their course in full public view puts our own withdrawal from any form of democracy in stark contrast.

Congress continues to default on their sworn duty, lazes on vacation and relies on former actions taken to avoid responsibility. Members refuse to take their role in Constitutional government seriously, while the Executive has assumed dictatorial powers.

Any attack on Syria (vile as it may be) without Congressional action  is an act of War, and clearly illegal. The fact that former presidents have made similar moves changes nothing. There is no clear objective in Syria at this time beyond Obama’s face saving, which only makes the situation more craven and self-serving.

NO TO WAR IN SYRIA

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Written by laudyms

August 30, 2013 at 6:00 am

You can trust me…

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President Barack Obama defended the government’s intelligence gathering policies, but outlined four initiatives to assuage concerns among Americans and foreigners regarding the legality of U.S. surveillance activities.

“The programs are operating in a way that prevents abuse…the question is how do I make the American people more comfortable,” the president said…..

see also:

What If The President Lied To  Us?  
By David Sirota
It is utterly absurd to claim Director of National  Intelligence James Clapper didn’t lie before Congress, it has now become almost  silly to insinuate or assume that the president hasn’t also been lying.

Written by laudyms

August 18, 2013 at 10:15 am