The money the president wants to borrow for Iraq will come directly out of the American taxpayer wallets in the form of Medicare and Social Security receipts. That’s your money.
This war is not necessary. We are truly sleepwalking through history.
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And the president is all wrong when he maintains that a nominee should have an up-or-down vote. The Constitution doesn’t say that. The Constitution doesn’t say that that nominee shall have any vote at all. There doesn’t have to even be a vote.
It was the separation of powers upon which the framers placed their hopes for the preservation of the people’s liberties. Despite this heritage, the congress has been in too many cases more than willing to walk away from its constitutional powers.
|Birth:||20th November, 1917|
|Death:||28th June, 2010|
Robert Carlyle Byrd was a United States Senator from West Virginia. A member of the Democratic Party, Byrd served as a U.S. Representative from 1953 until 1959 and as a U.S. Senator from 1959 to 2010.
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