Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Monday November 24th 2014

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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 6


The President's Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law. According to Art. II, Sect. 3 of the Constitution, what is the President's duty? According to Lincoln, what does a man trample on, when he tramples on the law? According to Rep. Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed? In a republic, why else, in your opinion, is obedience to laws put in place according to the process outlined in the Constitution, regardless of our personal opinions, important, if not vital?

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Brigham Young: Party Men “Not Fit” for Office

Called Unto Liberty, 19th Century Sermons, Brigham Young

A man who sits as President of the United States, as a Governor of a State, or as a judge upon the bench, or a member of a legislative assembly, who would reduce himself to the feelings, and narrow contracted views of partyism, is not fit for the place.


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Source: Brigham Young, 1872. Journal of Discourses, Volume 15:17.


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