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I have some questions for more "enlightened" minds than mine.

Where, for example, in the Constitution or the law does it give the president the power and authority to unilaterally declare a law passed by the Congress in a bipartisan vote and signed by him as suddenly unconstitutional and tell his attorney general not to defend it in court? Isn't that the job of the courts and finally the Supreme Court? The Defense of Marriage Act is my case in point.

Second, what exactly is a "kinetic military action"? My dictionary defines "kinetic" as "of or pertaining to motion." Producing or caused by motion. What kind of motion or whose motion? How does that apply to any military action? In connection to this, why did the president decide unilaterally that he should act under the urging of the United Nations and the Arab League to put our troops in harm's way, instead of taking his case to Congress first?

Even Franklin D. Roosevelt went to Congress and presented his case to Congress on Dec. 8, 1941, before declaring war on Japan after Pearl Harbor.

Third, who does he think he is?

Charles G. McKeen

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