Monday, July 11, 2005

Daily Quote 7/11/2005

Monday, July 11, 2005
"Of all the cares or concerns of government, the direction of war most peculiarly demands those qualities which distinguish the exercise of power by a single hand. The direction of war implies
the direction of the common strength; and the power of directing and employing the common strength, forms a usual and essential part in the definition of the executive authority."

-- Alexander Hamilton (Federalist No. 74, 3/25 1788)

Reference: The Federalist, verified by Joe Lindsley

Yes. The war should be directed by those who know what the heck they are doing. They are also conducted by the President, with the permission of the Congress. Once the Congress has called for war, they need to be on the side of the USA. Period.