Scam artist Kerry calls for new three-year war powers to fight Islamic State

US Secretary of State John Kerry Tuesday (Dec 9) urged lawmakers to adopt a new legal authorisation to underpin military action against Islamic State (IS) militants for at least three years.

But during a heated debate, the top US diplomat came under fire from Republicans and Democrats who argued that if President Barack Obama wanted new powers to combat the militants, he should have drawn up a draft text to propose to the Senate. The US-led coalition has already carried out some 1,100 airstrikes in Syria and Iraq since September targeting IS extremists in a bid to defeat the group which has seized a large territory and imposed harsh Islamic law. …

Is there limit to the naivete and credulity of the federal legislature?  Or all they all being bribed and blackmailed?

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