You needed another reason to step up your PT, prepping and NPT training.
50 of them. This. Will. Not. End. Well. Didn’t the President, who I happened to have voted for, say this the other day? “I’m not, and I don’t want to be the president of the world. I’m the president of the United States, and from now on it’s going to be America first,” as reported on Breitbart, here.
Putting America first also means following the Constitution when deciding to go to war that will inevitably mark more US soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines to fight and possibly die.
And for those readers who may be wondering why I posted this, I’m a staunch Constitutionalist from the ‘original intent’ perspective. My major problem is Congress did not provide a Declaration of War, as required by the Constitution (and make no mistake, the launch was an Act of War), which should have come about after careful determination of objective evidence of the so-called ‘Sarin Attack’ that demonstrated an attack on the US or an imminent threat to the US.
That’s my .02.
IMHO, Senator Rand Paul is right on the money with his perspective:
Key grafs, emphasis and brackets added:
““If he decides to do something in Syria, he would come to Congress and ask for a declaration of war. Short of congress voting on it, I’m opposed to illegal and unconstitutional[ly undeclared] wars,” he said.
“I have the greatest amount of sympathy, I can’t see those pictures, it’s heartrending to see those pictures,” he said. “But going to war we have to decide will it be better or worse? Will we improve our national security? Are we threatened currently by Syria, and if we go to war is Assad likely to use less chemical weapons or more?””