- Barack Obama, Boston Globe questionnaire on Executive Power Dec 20, 2007
Well that is odd. He attacked Libya without Congressional authorization. By his own statement, he has no power under the Constitution to do so.
“High dwellings are the peace and harmony of our descendants,” the stone slab reads. “Remember the calamity of the great tsunamis. Do not build any homes below this point.”
It was advice the dozen or so households of Aneyoshi heeded, and their homes emerged unscathed from a disaster that flattened low-lying communities elsewhere and killed thousands along Japan’s northeastern shore.
Hundreds of such markers dot the coastline, some more than 600 years old.