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The People Say No to War with Syria, Says Sheldon Richman


"Obey." "No, thanks."
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President Obama, his top advisers, and many of his partisans and opponents in Congress insist that the president of the United States has the constitutional authority to attack another country without a declaration of war even if that country poses no threat to the United States whatsoever. Sheldon Richman hightlights the most important point about recent events with Syria, which is that the Constitution did not keep President Obama from attacking Syria. The people did.