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"Indeed, the rage of theorists to make constitutions a vehicle for the conveyance of their own crude, and visionary aphorisms of government, requires to be guarded against with the most unceasing vigilance."
     -- Joseph Story
     Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States
     Book III, § 1857.
 

Monday, December 06, 2004

By way of Instapundit: A new blog launches with a debate on pre-emptive war.

Here's the simple answer, guys, but you're not going to like it. The question of war, for whatever reason, is for Congress in its wisdom to consider, and its power in this regard is absolute and without control. The only second-guessing allowed on this matter is at the ballot box, wherein there is no special weight given whatever expertise anyone cares to claim.

-- posted by Clayton 12/06/2004 06:05:00 PM


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