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Does the oath of office that the president makes to protect and defend the constitution from enemies foreign and domestic include himself?

Also if he crosses his fingers does this really void the oath he is swearing?

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Kastedfelt: I see you are unhappy with Obama as POTUS. I am going to assume you wanted the other guy to win. Well the fact is more people voted for Obama in the last election than the other guy.....oh yeah, as well as in the prior election.

He's POTUS whether you like it or not.

Every POTUS takes the same oath. Every POTUS is a human being.
Every POTUS will make mistakes.
Every POTUS will make some good decisions (...may be there's a bit of leeway on that... but you get the idea).

You are fooling no one with this not-so-veiled Q.

Pa rump a pum pum......

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Are you looking for answers or just beating your "I hate Obama" drum?

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Pa rump a pun pum
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I don't hate Obama. I hate that our population is standing idly by as our constitutional rights are being stripped away with not only little resistance but willingness to give them up. The patriot act put in place by Bush was just as destructive as anything Obama is doing. This is not Democrat / Republican banter both are just as guilty.
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If the problem was republican or democrat I wouldn't be as concerned.
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Then you should realize that the "wearing away" of our constitutional rights is a long road made up of several small blocks, it isn't one persons evil plot to destroy the country. National security is like water, it constantly seeks cracks to seep into and given time can erode the foundations it was meant to protect.

If that is what you were truly asking, you could have asked it in a much better form.
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One would hope so. (Crossing fingers only works up to age 18)

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Thank you for your invitation to engage in some Obama -bashing, but I'll have to pass. I have better things to do - like thinking about the systemic issues involved in the political/economic structure, rather than the transient personalities involved.
Btw - crossing fingers? What are you, twelve?

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Twelve? That was the impression I got, too. :D
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I assume this is a rhetorical question. Answers will be primarily from defenders of Obama, or from those sympathetic. A larger answer is that the president takes the oath to "support and defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and to bear true faith and allegiance to the same." This implies he will not only conduct military operations, but his Atty. Gen. will defend the Constitution. As we have seen in Fast and Furious and several other scandals, this may not always be the case. But there are those who don't see any problem.

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