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Opposition to Striking Syria Advances With Nearly Two-Thirds Now Opposed

Opposition to Striking Syria Advances With Nearly Two-Thirds Now Opposed.

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Posted by on September 9, 2013 in Barack Obama, Congress, Middle East, Syria

 

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Military Action in Syria: Where the House Stands

Military Action in Syria: Where the House Stands.

 
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Posted by on September 9, 2013 in Congress, Middle East, Syria

 

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Military Action in Syria: Where the Senate Stands

The ABC News political unit has put together a “whip count” of how senators are likely to vote on the Syria resolution. The count is based on public statements, interviews with aides, and statements from Tuesday’s Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing — and it could…

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Posted by on September 9, 2013 in Congress, Middle East, Syria

 

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The American People Have Spoken: Calls to Congress 499 to 1 against Syria war

The American People Have Spoken: Calls to Congress 499 to 1 against Syria war.

 
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Posted by on September 5, 2013 in Congress, Middle East, Syria, War

 

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Patrick J. Buchanan: No Syrian War to Save Obama’s Face!

By Patrick J. Buchanan

“Catastrophic!” said Sen. John McCain.

If Congress votes no on a resolution calling for U.S. intervention in Syria’s civil war, says McCain, it would be “catastrophic” for U.S. credibility in the world.

Consider what the senator is saying here.

Because Barack Obama, two years ago, said “Assad must go,” and, one year ago, said any use of chemical weapons crosses his “red line,” Congress has no choice but to plunge America into yet another Mideast war.

Can this be? Are we really, as a nation, required to go to war to make good the simple-minded statements of an untutored president who had no constitutional authority to issue his impulsive ultimata?

Read more at: http://buchanan.org/blog/syrian-war-save-obamas-face-5842

 

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Patrick J. Buchanan: Will Boehner Stop Our Rogue President?

By Patrick J. Buchanan

The next 72 hours will be decisive in the career of the speaker of the House. The alternatives he faces are these:

John Boehner can, after “consultation,” give his blessing to Barack Obama’s decision to launch a war on Syria, a nation that has neither attacked nor threatened us.

Or Boehner can instruct Obama that, under our Constitution, in the absence of an attack on the United States, Congress alone has the authority to decide whether the United States goes to war.

Read more at: http://buchanan.org/blog/will-boehner-stop-rogue-president-5815

 

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Federals Tighten Grip, Congress Incapable

Federals Tighten Grip, Congress Incapable.

 

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