Obama's Impeachable Offense

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    NPR.org » Congress Leaves Without OK For Libya Operation

    First up: that isn't Fox News or Worldnetdaily, that's a story from NPR
    Second: I'm not a Conservative attack dog. I voted for Obama in 2008. I've lol'ed at most if the impeachment threads here.

    Forget the R or D aspect of the story. The current US president has taken military action in a sovereign nation without an Act of War and is now in violation of the law of the land. That's at the very least grounds for a Constitutional showdown. Truth be told it is an impeachable offense. He should have sought Congressional authorization by now. He didn't. So now we have a real mess.
     
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    Has Congress voted on anything? I thought they needed to vote and pass something. Funny how this stuff pops up again decades later.
     
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    They do, after 60 days.
     
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    So the WPA is sort of a Constitutional Condom.
     
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    It puts the ball in congress' court: From now on, any increase in the deficite that is related to Libyan War Costs are in Congress' (Dems' AND Repubs') Lap
     
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    See, condoms automatically show up again...
     
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    Only if they're Republicans right? and the only one worth anything is the one you voted for right?
     
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    I believe this matter will be taken up in Congress on Monday. They have the option to cut off his funds.. That'll hurt the bastard more than impeachment will.
     
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    Dems control the Senate...I'm sure they'll approve a resolution supporting Bubama on Monday......:eusa_whistle:
     

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