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To: xkaydet65
Agreed. This is one of the cultural changes of the POTUS.

Pres. Eisenhower and other from the past didn't salute. This is a recent phenomenon. And, as for the military, the POTUS is only CIC when called into service, and doesn't have have sway of large amounts of our forces like our National Guard, unless they are mobilized by Congress.

Congress has more power and authority than the POTUS.

Saluting became a image concept to grant more a 'authority' like presence to someone, and is great for the sheep who prefer image over substance.

23 posted on 04/17/2012 2:41:55 PM PDT by Theoria (Rush Limbaugh: Ron Paul sounds like an Islamic terrorist)
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To: Theoria
...tht POTUS is only CIC when called into service...

Who is CIC the rest of the time?

29 posted on 04/17/2012 3:10:15 PM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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