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... Well , POTUS wants an AUMF [#what]...

.. what is it ?? ..

.. it is called an Authorization to Use Military Force . In common English , it means a modern version of a declaration of war .. 131 more words

Personal Opinion

President Obama v. Congress

Yesterday, the U.S. Congress overrode President Obama.

Twelve times previously, he has vetoed them. Five times of those twelve, some members of Congress have pushed to override him. 537 more words

Politics

Saturday Soliloquy: 26

I killed
26 people
on Wednesday

I didn’t
pull the trigger
physically, but I
killed them
all the
same

For fifteen years,
my people have… 444 more words

Life

Bombing the house, but leaving the bathroom intact

Fifteen years ago, the U.S. Congress authorized use of force against “those nations, organizations, or persons  determines planned, authorized, committed, or aided the terrorist attacks that occurred on September 11, 2001.” A year later, it authorized force against Iraq under a separate authorization. 328 more words

Politics

AN ENTREATY: sing loud for love & life

Hey, lovely friends,

Barbara Lee was the only U.S. representative who voted against a vague Authorization for Use of Military Force immediately following the 9/11/01 attacks. 454 more words

Love

BARBARA LEE WAS RIGHT!

Barbara Lee’s Lone Vote on Sept. 14, 2001, Was as Prescient as It Was Brave and Heroic

By Glenn Greenwald/ The Intercept/ September 11, 2016… 771 more words

Politics

Ground Zero

In 2004 my cousin Chris and I made a trip to New York City. We visited Ground Zero and toured around the site, getting a view of the excavation, and seeing how the very early stages of construction were going. 280 more words

Life