Obomination: Panetta: 'International Permission' Trumps Congressional Permission...

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    Under question from Sen. Sessions at a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing today, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey indicated that "international permission," rather than Congressional approval, provided a 'legal basis' for military action by the United States.

    What do you think?


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    Democrats can not give away liberty or sovereignty fast enough.
     
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    Sure looks like it.
     
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    You may not like it but he is correct. The way our president may use our military is dependent more on international agreement than the consent of congress. Sessions knows it too and he is being an ass acting like this is something new or the fault of democrats.
     
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    I don't like it, and it's not correct.
     
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    I tell ya, people who say shit like Occupy are living in fucking lalaland.

    That isn't how it works in the US.
     
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    Where is that in the Constitution?
     
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    When the fucking Internationals pay for the US military then they can dictate law.. til then they work for us.. The American Federal Income Tax Payer.
     
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    No, he's incorrect. Congress makes that determination.
     

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