On ISIS, our Chicken Littles in Congress need to step up

If we're going to war, let's have a vote on it

Airstrikes
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On Wednesday night, President Obama outlined his strategy for dealing with ISIS. It's a strategy centered around airstrikes and assisting ISIS' numerous enemies.

The proposal itself could be worse. But the important thing is for Congress to get its act together and hold a vote on what it thinks should happen. Speaker of the House John Boehner says he supports the president's plan and that there will be a vote soon, though there is no word yet what will be approved or when.

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