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Feinstein: How Bout' Bringing GITMO Detainees to the United States?

Marc_H Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:04 AM
hey Speedi Congress declared war 2 times under Bush or did you not notice you talk of the US Constitution, the EXACT FORM of a DEc of War is NOT specified Congress passing a resolution, presented by the POTUS, IS A Dec of War only those being dishonest woudl say otherwise
Marc_H Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:09 AM
and Speedi

in WW2, we declared war on Japan and Germany
did we ever declare war on Italy?

and when we caught people acting for Germany and Japan, we took action with them

so you cannot say we only declared war on Afganistan and Iraq and people we catch othe places are not a valid part of that war

but then you'd have to be honest and accept that there was a Dec of War (2 of them)
DelicateLoyalist Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:31 AM
If there are then show them to us, Marc. Should be simple enough.
Swimware Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:42 AM
Show me wher it says a formal declaration of war is required for military action.

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