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New Authorization for Worldwide War Without End?

http://www.aclu.org

Congress is considering monumental new legislation that would grant the president–and all presidents after him–sweeping new power to make war almost anywhere and everywhere. The proposed legislation would allow a president to use military force wherever terrorism suspects are present in the world, regardless of whether there has been any harm to U.S. citizens, or any attack on the United States, or any imminent threat of an attack. The legislation is broad enough to permit a president to use military force within the United States and against American citizens. The legislation contains no expiration date, and no criteria to determine when a president’s authority to use military force would end.

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Created by Roisin Dubh 2 years 47 weeks ago – Made popular 2 years 47 weeks ago
Category: Unintended Consequences   Tags:

Get 'er formalised

Ardeet 2 years 47 weeks 4 days 2 hours ago

They may as well get the process formalised seeing as they pretty much do it now.

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