Congress may finally stop one of the (many) unjust wars.

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Re: Congress may finally stop one of the (many) unjust wars.

Post by BroncoBot » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:02 pm

BlueK wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:36 pm
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Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:34 am
An update on this. The rules committee stripped the privileged status of this resolution so it looks like it may never get to a vote like it should have.
They're afraid it will offend Trump if it passes. That's why.
You're just trolling now.

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Re: Congress may finally stop one of the (many) unjust wars.

Post by BroncoBot » Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:03 pm

jvquarterback wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:34 am
An update on this. The rules committee stripped the privileged status of this resolution so it looks like it may never get to a vote like it should have. Basically the US can bomb a country and certain foolish high level congressmen can just say that isn't an act of war so northrup and raytheon can sell a few more bombs.
Sickening.

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Re: Congress may finally stop one of the (many) unjust wars.

Post by jvquarterback » Wed Nov 15, 2017 11:27 am

BroncoBot wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 11:02 pm
BlueK wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 12:36 pm
jvquarterback wrote:
Wed Nov 08, 2017 10:34 am
An update on this. The rules committee stripped the privileged status of this resolution so it looks like it may never get to a vote like it should have.
They're afraid it will offend Trump if it passes. That's why.
You're just trolling now.
Not so fast - the congressmen who stopped the bill prefer a king to a president limited in his power to wage war. That is essentially what we have now - a king - and the congress has no check on him. And it makes no difference if we get to choose a new king every four years, he's still a king.
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Re: Congress may finally stop one of the (many) unjust wars.

Post by BroncoBot » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:08 pm

I agree on the king. Whether you're talking about the president and his power OR central govt in general we live in a "kingdom" where the select few tell the rest how they will live their lives.

But I don't think "being afraid of trump" was the reason the resolution didn't get a vote.

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