"There is danger from all men. The only maxim of a free government ought to be to trust no man living with
power to endanger the public liberty." - - - - John Adams

Monday, May 2, 2016

RETARD ALERT - GOP Senator clueless that Constitution exists

The Shallow End of the Gene Pool

  • Question of the day - Why it is legal to breed in Mississippi? and why do they elect complete retards to office?

(CNS News) - Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) wondered aloud on Thursday why President Obama hasn't instructed the U.S. military to prevent civilian deaths in Syria "by taking out" Syrian President Bashar Assad's air force.

"We have not declared war on the Syrian regime, Senator," Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford replied.

"You're not saying it would take a congressional declaration of war to take that action?" Wicker asked Dunford at a hearing of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

"I think it would take the president directing us to do that, Senator," Dunford said.

Congress has never declared war -- a power bestowed by the Constitution -- against the Islamic State terrorists that President Obama has promised to "degrade and defeat." Nor has Congress authorized military action specifically against ISIS/ISIL in Iraq and Syria, as the 1973 War Powers Resolution requires.

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