On the Executive Branch; Relating to War Powers

...We have existed for nearly six decades in a position that history will most likely describe as a continual state of war. Since World War II, our military has sustained nearly 100,000 deaths and over a quarter million wounded. Since that time, multitudes of Americans have been forced into battle on numerous occasions, without a declaration of war from the representatives of the People, and with essentially no clear victories. Today's political climate is just as dangerous and chaotic as it has been throughout the last century. Our military still has a massive presence in Korea, Germany, and Japan; while we continue to fight a war in Iraq that started in 1991...

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Life in the USA

It would take more than a cell block of arrests from the president on down to make America the Beautiful's dress pretty enough to party again, but who will arrest the arrestors?

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The Courts Will Judge Bush? Not Even Close

The courts will judge Bush? Yeah -- well, no, not so much. The majority of the Supreme Court -- the controlling group of fascist thugs who shredded the Constitution to set up the Bush-Cheney Illegitimacy and its unconstitutional power grab in January 2001, who shredded federalism and legal equity with "Raich" in 2005, and who shredded "eminent domain" in 2005 so that predator elitists all over the world can have any US property they want -- are incompetent to judge anything. And they're the ones who will keep Bush safe from any lower federal bench judgment.

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The Troops Don't Support the Constitution

Some also make the claim that when Congress delegated its power to declare war on Iraq to the president (on the eve of the 2002 congressional elections), that delegation served as an adequate substitute for an actual declaration of war on Iraq.

They are wrong.

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The Return of the Founders

Everything is original except what is in parentheses.

When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.

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