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Old 03-28-2009, 11:26 PM   #11
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Default Re: WTF?? New Amendment proposal

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The thing of it is.... The Constitution says only the Senate can authorize a treaty with a foreign nation by a 2/3rds vote.

http://www.senate.gov/artandhistory/...g/Treaties.htm

For a formal treaty, you are right.. but the president can speak on issues and all but commit us to a course of action simply by his words. I think the specific wording of this amendment would assure that NO ONE but congress can make any agreements dealing with US currency.

I do like it, but think more thought should be put into it. Otherwise, I am afraid an active court may get into it later on and establish a different reading of the presidents power to make treaties based on this amendment's bad wording....
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