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"Obama rejects top lawyers' legal views on Libya"

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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 10:11 AM
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www.salon.com.../opinion/greenwald/2011/06/18/libya


The growing controversy over President Obama's illegal waging of war in Libya got much bigger last night with Charlie Savage's New York Times scoop. He reveals that top administration lawyers -- Attorney General Eric Holder, OLC Chief Caroline Krass, and DoD General Counsel Jeh Johnson -- all told Obama that his latest, widely panned excuse for waging war without Congressional approval (that it does not rise to the level of "hostilities" under the War Powers Resolution (WPR)) was invalid and that such authorization was legally required after 60 days: itself a generous intepretation of the President's war powers. But Obama rejected those views and (with the support of administration lawyers in lesser positions: his White House counsel and long-time political operative Robert Bauer and State Department "legal adviser" Harold Koh) publicly claimed that the WPR does not apply to Libya.

As Savage notes, it is, in particular, "extraordinarily rare" for a President "to override the legal conclusions of the Office of Legal Counsel and to act in a manner that is contrary to its advice." Just imagine if George Bush had waged a war that his own Attorney General, OLC Chief, and DoD General Counsel all insisted was illegal (and did so by pointing to the fact that his White House counsel Alberto Gonzales and a legal adviser at State agreed with him). One need not imagine this, though, because there is very telling actual parallel to this lawless episode:


Obama, the Nobel Peace Prize recipient [WHAT A JOKE!], and liar, con-man, fraud and now war criminal again is demonstrating that he is just another puppet for the globalist behind-the-scenes masters that are bringing the world to destruction. This article by Liberal commentator Glen Greenwald takes Obama to task for his crimes in the Libyan war.

What MSM writers like Greenwald don’t understand is that Obama, like George W. Bush before him, by INITIATING ADVENTURES LIKE THE LIBYAN AND IRAQ WARS, are obeying a higher or lower calling; that is the agenda of the globalist. Therein they don’t have to worry about what the American political scene declares is illegal, becasue these two [Iraq and Libyan] illegal military adventures are under the direction, guidance and protection of the globalist world agenda. Obama, just like Bush, won’t ever have to worry about being impeached or indicted for their crimes by anyone—that is as long as they continue to obey the dictates of their globalist masters.


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posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 10:19 AM
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hmm my opinion is that we spend so much time on the "Puppets" and other political iconic figures we dont get enough digging on the REAL PTB. I'm sick of the threads on the so called "Puppets". Now if we start focusing our time on the people behind the scenes ( and I doubt its hard to find these people) if we transferred our energy and momentum towards the REAL character not the PUPPETS we might actually get somewhere..me thinks..



posted on Jun, 18 2011 @ 10:36 AM
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Naming names might not be good for your well being!

Also, even if we knew them all by name we still couldn’t do much about what they do, since the world is programmed either not to believe in a conspiracy or under the influence of guys like Jones and Icke who are distorting the reality of it, thereby helping them.

Though we might not know the real Puppet masters we do know their second tier institutions like NATO and the Bilderbergers participants.

We also can easily deduce their agenda and what they want by closely studying politics and world events.



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