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WASHINGTON — President Obama rejected the views of top lawyers at the Pentagon and the Justice Department when he decided that he had the legal authority to continue American military participation in the air war in Libyawithout Congressional authorization, according to officials familiar with internal administration deliberations.
Originally posted by babybunnies
If it was good enough for Honest Abe Lincoln, it should be good enough for Obama.
Abe Lincoln went to war without Congressional approval of ANY kind, suspended Habeus Corpus, and did many other things that went against the Constitution.
Honest Abe is held up by people on both sides of the aisle as on of the greatest American Presidents of all time.
If you really looked honestly and hard at his record, you'd realize that in reality he was a monster that did things far worse than GWB or Obama.
John F Kennedy also put troops in harm's way without Congressional approval.
ON the flip side, Nixon, who is considered one of the worst Presidents in history, created more national parks than any other President in history and created the EPA, amongst many other accomplishments, before the whole Watergate issue.
Americans - you need to really take a look at those Presidents you consider "evil" and those you consider "good" and rethink.