Five Rules for Going to War

The Weinberger-Powell Doctrine offers Congress and the President five key hurdles before military force should be employed. Chris Preble, in this new video, runs through the reasons why President Obama’s Libya incursion fails the Weinberger-Powell test.

Poor Eric Holder

Congress just can’t wait to find something wrong with the job Eric Holder is doing. From the article entitled, “For Holder, New Congress Means New Headaches“:

Mr. Holder is a particularly juicy target because he presides over issues that have served as recurrent fodder for political controversy — including using the criminal justice system for terrorism cases, and federal enforcement of civil-rights and immigration laws.

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Interesting how a story about Congress performing one of its most basic oversight functions can be cast as a tale of woe for the office needing the oversight.