Wednesday, July 09, 2008

What Constitution?

Isn't amazing how the GOP can so completely show their ignorance or even their total disregard for the Constitution? It is no wonder the current administration so blithely tramples over it at the drop of a hat.


WASHINGTON—Former secretaries of state James Baker III and Warren Christopher say the next time the president goes to war, Congress should be required to say whether it agrees. The co-chairmen of a bipartisan study group have proposed legislation that would require the president to consult lawmakers before initiating combat lasting longer than a week, except in cases of emergencies.


Article I, Section 8

The Congress shall have Power ...

To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;

H/t the Great Orange Satan

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