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Old 05-16-2013, 05:44 PM   #435
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Originally Posted by BroncoBeavis View Post
No my assertion is that nobody could authorize military force in a non-combat theater other than the President himself. He didn't have to directly order it. He only had to do a Pilate hand wash and walk away.
Exactly....the President is the guy who makes that call. which is why the president always sends in the Marines first....because he doesn't need Congressional approval to do so.
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