How does the president have authority to go into Libya?

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Army2Law
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Re: How does the president have authority to go into Libya?

Postby Army2Law » Sun Mar 20, 2011 2:16 pm

notanumber wrote:Dude's just following Jefferson's example.

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Re: How does the president have authority to go into Libya?

Postby Moxie » Sun Mar 20, 2011 6:11 pm

Army2Law wrote:
notanumber wrote:Dude's just following Jefferson's example.

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Veyron wrote: Well you see son, its a little thing we like to call the commander and chief power. The president gets to do whatever he wants with the military as long as congress will fund it (and allow the war powers act to stay suspended).


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Re: How does the president have authority to go into Libya?

Postby 2011Law » Fri Mar 25, 2011 6:09 pm

Short article by a Yale Con Law Professor

http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2 ... ?page=full


edit: just thought I'd add that I don't agree with the idea that "Obama is bringing America closer to the imperial presidency than Bush ever did," but there are some tidbits worth reading.




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