Obama Over-Rules Top Lawyers on Libya Attacks

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2 Top Lawyers Lost to Obama in Libya War Policy Debate

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June 17, 2011

WASHINGTON — President Obama rejected the views of top lawyers at the Pentagon and the Justice Department when he decided that he had the legal authority to continue American military participation in the air war in Libya without Congressional authorization, according to officials familiar with internal administration deliberations.

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Phi Beta Iota: Obama is in violation of the Constitution and an active sponsor of crimes against humanity that should subject him to consideration for appearance before an International Tribunal.  His “national security advisor” is a Goldman Sachs apparatchik with his eyes fixed on the substantial holdings of real gold that could be looted (as opposed to paper gold where Goldman holds a strong but fraudulent position).  Congress remains a craven foot-soldier to the Executive, and is liable for impeachment in detail for failure to fulfill its Article 1 responsibilities.  US soliders are starting to come back from Libya in body bags, making it starkly clear that the US already has “boots on the ground” and blood in the sand.  NATO pilots and commanders attacking Libya (not part of the “no fly” mandate) are liable for prosecution as war criminals.  US flag officers accepting illegal orders are liable for court-martial should the US have an honest president in the future.  An invasion of Libya is said to be planned for October, with the oil and the water and the gold as the presumed objectives.  The lunacy continues….

See Also:

US Military Body Bags from Libya–Invasion Planned

Cynthia McKinney Reports from Libya