Time For Congress To Stand Up

In Saner Thought

For a decade I have been harping on the cowardliness of the Congress for allowing wars to be fought without any authorization except that the president wants it.

Since 2003 I have been calling the Congress spineless, cowardly, do-nothing, etc because they neglect their duty …..the duty to declare war.

I will say that there are a few in Congress that are trying to do the right thing….among those is Rep. Tulsi Gabbard,…..these responsible Americans are demanding that the Congress stand up and do the right thing…..

Anyone who has served in the U.S. armed forces is familiar with completing an Operations Order (OPORD). Spelling out the situation, mission, execution, sustainment, and command and control enables our Army to “fight and win our Nation’s wars.” For our troops in harm’s way in Syria right now, the mission has not been spelled out and Congress, by ignoring its responsibilities to authorize…

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