Monday, August 26, 2013

Obama Act of War Impeachable

On March 19, 2011 Barack Obama ordered the U.S. military action against Libya and the regime of Muammar Gadhafi. Was this act of war approved by Congress as stated in our Constitution, Article 1, Section 8 that begins..."The Congress shall have Power: To declare War..."

No. Obama acted on approval of the United Nations.

He said: “Yesterday, in response to a call for action by the Libyan people and the Arab League, the U.N. Security Council passed a strong resolution that demands an end to the violence against citizens. It authorizes the use of force with an explicit commitment to pursue all necessary measures to stop the killing, to include the enforcement of a no-fly zone over Libya.”

A president of the United States used the approval from a foreign power, the U.N., to take military action against Libya. This is just a reminder that Obama acted in a way contrary to our Constitution. How much more will Congress take from this despot?

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An old article with current ramifications.