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    • Dr. L. Brnd
    • 11.03.10 | 14:47 (IST)

    The "Advice and Consent" clause is a cornerstone of US Constitutional law. Why LBJ needed a "Gulf of Tonkin" resolution. And why Obama (and Bush and Clinton before him) has been certifying to Congress every 6 months that implementing the 1994 law needed to be delayed 6 more months to "avoid disrupting sensitive peace negotiations". What will he do next time if Abbas is still refusing to negotiate, and over a Jerusalem issue that Congress has already solved for Obama, with the 1994 Jerusalem Recognition Act? Lie to Congress? Like he has been doing to the American people for the past year, arrogantly thinking we were too dumb to figure it out? I sure hope so, then impeachment proceedings can begin, so we don't have to wait until 2012 to throw this bum out.

    from the article: The U.S. will no longer turn a blind eye to Israeli settlements
    First published 01:17 11.03.10 | Last updated 14:33 11.03.10
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