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2007 March 25 — Why Now?
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Not un-American – anti-American

Responding to complaints about the supplemental appropriation that passed the House, Juan Cole of Informed Comment notes:

Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution clearly says that Congress has the right:

To raise and support armies, but no appropriation of money to that use shall be for a longer term than two years . . . ‘

The Founding Fathers did not want even so much as a standing army, much less a standing war. It was the clear intent of the Constitution that any funding for any military effort be strictly limited in time. The idea that Bush could take the country to war for 4 years and never face any Congressional scrutiny or limits on funding is wholly antithetical to the US constitution.

Via Melanie at Just a Bump in the Beltway Jim Dwyer of the New York Times reports that the NYPD Spied Broadly Before G.O.P. Convention. The NYPD doesn’t have any power that extends beyond the city and county of New York unless in hot pursuit, nor any reason to believe they have such power.

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March 25, 2007   2 Comments

Passing the Plate

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March 25, 2007   5 Comments