For any individual who has thumbed through an edition of the American Constitution, there is an often-forgotten section which describes the authority necessary to commit and deploy the Armed Forces: ARTICLE ONE, SECTION 8 The Congress shall have Power: To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land […]
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall felt the brunt of public outrage back in May of 2011 when he decided to weigh in on a matter of American foreign policy. Clearly disgusted with the jubilant nature of celebrations following Osama bin Laden’s death, Mendenhall took to twitter to voice his dissatisfaction: “What kind of person celebrates death? It’s […]
There are no “troops on the ground,” and a lot of this is being done by remotely piloted drones, and the pilots are sitting safely at Air Force bases back in Nevada. So you see, no Americans are in harm’s way, it’s just flying robots killing Libyans. You know. “Peace.”
Wait, is it too late to join their side?