Obama, Syria and Impeachment- Yes We Can

    In a previous article here, I posited the question whether Obama could be impeached for an attack on Syria if Congress expressly refuses to grant authorization. From some comments, there would appear to be some misunderstandings. The fact is that- YES- Obama can be impeached for violating the will of Congress regarding Syria. It would be a practical impossibility since it is inconceivable there would | Read More »

    Syria: Can Obama Be Impeached?

    With the Syrian military option on hold for now while Obama and his inept administration are played like the proverbial fiddle by Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad, the apparent congressional vote on the authorized use of military force is put off for another day…maybe. It was obvious that Obama was headed towards a stunning defeat in the House of Representatives in a vote that cut | Read More »

    Syria, the President and the Constitution

    By now, it has become obvious to anyone with a functioning brain that Barack Obama has painted himself into a corner with his talk of “red lines.” Yesterday, he announced that he would seek Congressional approval for action in Syria in response to a chemical attack by al-Assad’s regime against civilians in the suburbs of Damascus. Originally, Obama, speaking through Secretary of State John Kerry, | Read More »

    On War

    If you have any questions about the President’s ability to make war without the Congress explicitly “declaring war”, please go read this from Mark Levin and stop dropping the word “neo-con” just because you disagree with the President.Consider this an open thread.

    On War

    If you have any questions about the President’s ability to make war without the Congress explicitly “declaring war”, please go read this from Mark Levin and stop dropping the word “neo-con” just because you disagree with the President.Consider this an open thread.

    Of Libyas Past, Present and Future — the Constitution and Making War

    There is much being said and to be said about President Obama’s decision to send US military forces to do whatever it is they are doing in Libya.  Some of this commentary is even noting that there is something in the Constitution about going to war, even citing Section 8 of Article 1 which vests in Congress the power “To declare War.”  Since the last time the | Read More »