Friday, December 03, 2010
BradBlog discusses Obama and the War Powers Act
by Larry Geller
Much good discussion here. Recommended.
WikiLeaks' Pakistan, Yemen Cables Expose Unchecked Executive Power, 'Hatred for Democracy'
Congress cowers as White House expands secret wars, abandons all pretense of compliance with War Powers Resolution...
The WikiLeaks Pakistan/Yemen cables confirm that President Barack Obama, possibly relying upon the Bush/Cheney cabal's extremist position that the Sept. 14, 2001 Authorization for Use of Military Force Against Terrorists ("AUMF") is tantamount to a blanket license to initiate wars anywhere and everywhere there is a "suspected" presence of al Qaeda, has both perpetuated and expanded these dangerous claims of lawless Executive power... [BradBlog, 12/3/2010]