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GrandAdmiralThrawn

Yea…they should probably actually read the war powers act themselves. The president could turn China into a glowing radioactive ball, and he doesn’t have to ask anybody. More specifically Iran has been listed as a State Sponsor of Terrorism for decades. As of September 14, 2001, Congress gave the Authorization for Use of Military Force (AUMF), Pub. L. 107-40, codified at 115 Stat. 224 and passed as S.J.Res. 23, any organization or country considered to be taking part in international terrorism is far game for the use of military force. Representative Barbara Lee, the only person to vote against the… Read more »

Now. Would I say that the AUMF is unconstitutional? Absolutely. So was Vietnam. So was the Korean Police action.

So was Somalia. Congress passes unconstitutional laws all the time.

tiki god

Reading into that document is maddening. The President can go after anyone labeled a terrorist. Who gets to determine the terrorist label? The President’s men. smdh

Saborlas

We have been fucking with Iran for 50 years, and you seem to think that a sovereign nation should allow such fuckery.

mightyconan

Good lawyers & advisors always find a way. If thems that want a war, want a war, we’ll get war. As mentioned, it’s been 50 years in the making. Not sayin’ that’s right, just sayin’.