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Kucinich: Obama deployed troops to Jordan 'without notifying Congress'; 'Immeasurably' closer to war in Syria

US News: Ohio Democratic Rep. Dennis Kucinich believes the deployment of American troops in Jordan — which was announced Wednesday — brings the United States "immeasurably" closer to being dragged into the civil war in Syria.

"I can see in a moment how it happens: we're a few dozen miles from the Syrian border and all of a sudden we are within the reach of physical danger. All it takes is a single incident," Kucinich said in a phone interview with U.S. News.

The Ohio congressman complained that the commander-in-chief sent the troops to Jordan "without notifying Congress." Ironically, Kucinich noted, the Obama administration announced the deployment exactly ten years after the House of Representatives authorized President George W. Bush to invade Iraq.

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I know and

it's a crying shame...

Very true my friend...

more troops die from suicide than combat: http://www.naturalnews.com/036127_soldiers_suicide_combat.html

We actually had a suicide last week in one of my down traces (I'm at the Battalion level)

bump--

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it's hard to be awake; it's easier to dream--

according to Romney that is

according to Romney that is fine and good.

It's Constitutional

At least according to our "new" constitution (as understood by Leon Panetta)...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3GrGei0qKLk

It can be "hidden" or Justified by calling it education/training

On September 22, 2008, the U.S. and Jordanian governments reached an agreement whereby the United States agreed to provide a total of $660 million in annual foreign assistance to Jordan over a five-year period.

The President’s FY2013 request includes $360 million in Economic Support Funds (ESF), $300 million in Foreign Military Financing FMF), and $3.7 million in International Military Education and Training IMET).

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/mideast/RL33546.pdf

But the UN said it was

But the UN said it was okay...

Southern Agrarian

LOL

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If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

Alright. So impeach

Alright. So impeach him.

Seriously. Ruth Bader Ginsburg has argued the point that if Congress doesn't take action against a President doing something like this, they are essentially give him their agreement.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

Quite so. Congress is full of

Quite so. Congress is full of gutless enablers.

What a Wonderful Supreme Court Justice!

Of course, she voted for Obamacare so what the heck does she know and/or care about the constitution.

I read the Constitution and

I read the Constitution and think that Obamacare is perfectly Constitutional. Maybe there are some specific parts that, but the main issues are 100% ok. Hell, Jefferson mandated health insurance for sailors back in 1796. They clearly thought it was constitutional.

Ginsburg point on Obamacare was that if states do not want Obamacare, they should nullify it or secede over it. Individuals can try and elect Congressmen who will repeal it; they can put in a President who will repeal it.

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

Dr No if you think forcing people to purchase health care

is constitutional you are high or don't know how to comprehend what you read.

Its not forcing you to buy

Its not forcing you to buy healthcare; it is putting a tax on you if you don't buy healthcare.

We have a law in this country, that if you walk into a hospital, and you are in critical condition, they have to at least stabilize you. Even if you can't pay. That has been the law for decades.

Why is then making sure that eveyrone can PAY for that treatment a bad thing?

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

"We have a law in this country......"

Please cite the law.

Give referance.

Think again...

The Supreme Court, in a 7-2 vote, declared the mandate unconstitutional under the Commerce Clause, the Commerce Clause having holes big enough to drive a tank through...

http://townhall.com/columnists/kenblackwell/2012/07/27/bluep...

It's now up to We the People to get rid of this government tyranny.

Because it's a medical monoploy and drug cartel that

creates such a fcuked up system where people have to go to the ER if they can't afford insurance.

No one would need anything but a 5k deductible insurance for trauma or tragic accidents. Most people at the ER are there because their stomach hurts or they can't get a pain pill for their broken toe.

If I was allowed to be my own doctor and buy/administer my own drugs and care...I could take care of 99% of what myself and my wife need.

Also, if doctors were not constantly being sued their insurance wouldn't be so high. Lawyers and legislation get the blame for that.

In fact lawyers and the BAR is another monoploy that is BS. I educated myself on how to defend myself from junk debt collectors and got the 2 on my a$$ dismissed. When I tried to help others I was contacted by the florida bar and told I could be prosecuted for practicing without a license.

Yes, but so many of those

Yes, but so many of those issues are NOT federal issues.

More than that, just blaming the system on high costs is insane. Cost is expensive because cost is expensive. We are living longer (higher costs), people demand the top-notch care...

Licensing, tort reform, non-profit public option are just ideas that would save a little. 10% here, 5% there.

There are nations in this country with a true monopoly, where the government does all healthcare. And yet it is cheaper (frankly better) than care in the US. But I digress

Plan for eliminating the national debt in 10-20 years:

Overview: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2010/09/12/my-plan-for-reducin...

Specific cuts; defense spending: http://rolexian.wordpress.com/2011/01/03/more-detailed-look-a

The United States has a Constitution...

Which defines the limited authority of the Federal Government. If you can find a section in the United States Constitution that authorizes the federal government to legislate on healthcare issues, please find it and post it.

Facetious? Let's Try Objective Logic:

So let me get this straight; You assert, clearly from a position of total ignorance of economics or the inputs needed to output a medical procedure. So immediately this is the primary ignorance that ignores what prices are, and how the prices of other non AMA medical procedures immediately contradict itself.(The non regulated industry of Eye doctors has experienced the same pattern as any technological market; improved efficiency through competition leading to lower costs and higher quality). However, assume you didn't contradict yourself in the suppressed premises: here's what you argued:

C)(Forced extraction of wealth to fund a failing business model is not bad.
c2)Costs are not an issue
p1c2)Expensive because expensive.
c3)Quality of technological improvement raises costs; contradicting every other technological example because it's "different"
Thus,
The monopoly of force should have the power to steal from you for not supporting their industry. If you can't afford it? We'll take your assets. This is a net positive because costs inevitably behave irrationally only in this market; which is not caused by the forced monopolies, Drug cartels (Pharmaceuticals), Drug cartel's private police force (DEA), and money launderers (Insurance Financial Conglomerates). The impossibility to be able to enter this market without being shut down by the cartels enforcers forces prices artificially high, while caregivers monopoly can suppress the choices and techniques by forming trusts with the cartels and money launderers.

Yet, your supreme intellect obviously illustrates All of those have no impact on the price of their products, no. It's just "different".

The names have been substituted for highlighting the self evident.

Her idol was Louis Brandeis,

Her idol was Louis Brandeis, what else do you expect?

Southern Agrarian

Hey now..

I plan on going to the law school named after him...