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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

Ten reasons to oppose the AUMF resolution

Former Rep. Dennis Kucinich listed 10 good reasons why Congress should not authorize President Obama to use military force against the Islamic State (aka ISIS or ISIL). 260 more words

War And Peace

There is absolutely no way this could go wrong

Congressman Frank Wolf (R-VA) is proposing legislation that would authorize the president to engage the Islamic State militarily. Well, the Islamic State and pretty much anybody else, anywhere, at any time… 286 more words

Brawndo's Got Electrolytes

War resolution is a trap for Congress

Why does President Obama want authorization from Congress to attack Syria, when he claims he doesn’t need it and some administration officials say he may go ahead even without authorization? 355 more words

War And Peace

Barack Obama and the imperial Presidency

President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have said that the President has authority to order an attack on Syria on his own authority.  663 more words

War And Peace

Latest Developments, May 17

In the latest news and analysis…

Forever war
The New York Times reports on the current debate over the “authorization to use military force… 1,042 more words

Latest Developments

US Becomes Just Another Military Dictatorship

by Scott Lazarowitz

Within days after my article on due process and presumption of innocence, the U.S. Senate voted to empower the U.S. military to apprehend and detain indefinitely anyone in America, based on the whim of the soldier or military commander… 95 more words