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Medved and Jan debate the Iraq war

Radio host Michael Medved and Jan debate the Iraq war and the principle that should govern our warmaking. Medved finally admits that "national interest" is a vague term that does not mean anything specific. Inadvertently he has admitted he has no principle because he has admitted that going to war when national interests are at stake does not mean anything specific. If a principle does not mean anything specific, it is not a principle because one of the necessary elements of a principle is that it tells you clearly when you should do something and when you should not. His principle does not provide this function and is therefore disqualified as a principle.
Furthermore, he actually disagrees that we should follow the constitutional requirement that Congress declare war. His argument is that there have been 140 undeclared wars (which I don't think is true) and apparently this makes it legal. Legal is following the Constitution, illegal is not following it. Ultimately, he admits that congressional approval doesn't make it right. All the time, while making these admissions, Medved desperately wants to leave. Jan keeps him going for one more segment. Don't miss the conclusion.

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If you looked up Michael Medved's name in the dictionary...

...he would define what it means to:

Support Israel First,

World Central Bankers Second and

The United States a distant Third.

Medved is one of the top Ron Paul-haters in the country.

A rotted RAT if there ever was one.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul

he said

medvdev said that because the congress has been told by PANETTA that the war powers will refer to the UN when it comes to anything involving foreign affairs and war/sanctions

the constituion is on life support right now , we need a patriot to come out and stand up for it, unfortunately obama and his judges will most assuredly kill it off in its entirety

"He's this eccentric Ghandi-Like figure that you cant touch with the normal bribes that people respond to."
the man Doug Wead on DR. RON PAUL

Medved said that a

Medved said that a declaration of war is not necessary? What? I'm no expert on this, but I thought the Constitution makes it clear that a declaration is absolutely necessary. Somebody with more knowledge care to comment?

The Constitution does make it clear...

Michael Medved just doesn't care. Here's the direct quote from Article I, Section 8: "The Congress shall have Power... to declare War". You do not even find the word "war" under the power of the executive branch, listed in Article II. It's just the crazy, Orwellian world we live in now. People justify their behavior by changing the definitions of words, instead of their behavior.

"It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people's minds."-Samuel Adams