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is it possible for congress to prevent war? a response to i,voter

The blog “I, Voter” responded to my recent criticism of Rachel Maddow. In my original post, I didn’t think it was realistic to expect Congress or law to restrain the executive’s tendency to start wars. From I, Voter: This is too fatalistic. Taking advantage of “wiggle room” or finding a way to “wage war in [...]
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Obama Goes to War (With Congress)

Politics / US Politics : Swampland (yesterday)

The President began bombing ISIS on his own, but only Congress can start a war Read Post

Romney's National Security Spokesman Is Openly Gay, Ctd

Politics : The Daily Dish By Andrew Sullivan (2 years ago)

And not helping in defusing a "war on women": There's more here. Rachel Maddow seems a particular obsession: “Forced to watch #msnbc on gym tv. The Rachel Maddow commercials can't possibly attract any viewers, aside from Bieber fans... Read Post

War Powers & Libya

Politics : The Washington Note (3 years ago)

Visit for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Shared some thoughts with Rachel Maddow last night on the tug-of-war between Congress and the Executive Branch on deploying force abroad. Also dispelled the n... Read Post

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