From the beginning, the U.S. military attack on Iraq was a dangerous folly. The Bush administration misled the American people and, most importantly, Congress, with what Jimmy Carter described as “lies and misrepresentations.” When we enlist in the military we swear to “defend the constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic.” That is why we have to respond as citizens of our constitutional democracy to support Sens. Clinton and Byrds’ effort to deauthorize the resolution that handed the presumed authority of Bush to invade Iraq.
A call to revoke Senate’s war authorization
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