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 Posted: Fri Nov 20th, 2009 04:56 pm
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It's clearly implied in the power and duties of the president-elect-- as well as plain common-sense-- for the president-elect to give Congress advance notice to adequately respond to impending emergencies pertaining to their duties and functions in government, in response to his intended acts as president.

Clearly, Lincoln did intend this, but didn't want Congress there when it happened; he wanted to unilaterally define national status, sovereignty, boundaries and authority; order invasions, suspend habeas corpus, effectively disband the Supreme Court, and otherwise seize national power,  without any pesky Congressmen getting in his way-- at least until his plans were well under-way.

General Jack Ripper, eat your heart out.

Last edited on Fri Nov 20th, 2009 05:09 pm by ThomasWashington

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