May I just remind you that nowhere in the Constitution does it say that the President can declare war, all by himself, on another country.
ARTICLE 1, SECTION 8
The Congress shall have Power:
To declare War, grant Letters of Marque and Reprisal, and make Rules concerning Captures on Land and Water;
To raise and support Armies, but no Appropriation of Money to that Use shall be for a longer Term than two Years;
To provide and maintain a Navy;
To make Rules for the Government and Regulation of the land and naval Forces;
To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions;
To provide for organizing, arming, and disciplining, the Militia, and for governing such Part of them as may be employed in the Service of the United States, reserving to the States respectively, the Appointment of the Officers, and the Authority of training the Militia according to the discipline prescribed by Congress…
ARTICLE II, SECTION 2
The President shall be Commander in Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, and of the Militia of the several States…
He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur…
The power to make treaties, it says. Not the power to kill thousands of people.
May I just remind you that the Congress gave the President war powers after the entire staff of the executive branch lied through their teeth about Iraq’s military capabilities.
That George W. Bush refers incessantly to a “religious faith” that he claims guides his activities. (He has even implied that he receives guidance from the Creator Himself.)
That there is no such Creator.