Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Sunday November 23rd 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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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CBS/NYT Poll: Romney Moves Ahead of Obama

CBS/NYT poll has Romney by 3 (photo credit: Chris Devers CCA 2.0)


A new CBS News/New York Times poll said likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney has pulled ahead of President Barack Obama, though the results are within the survey’s margin of error, reflecting the closeness of the race.

The former Massachusetts governor is leading Obama 46-43 percent, the survey said. The same survey last month found Romney and Obama in a dead heat with 46 percent apiece.

The survey was conducted May 11.

Neither candidate has had more than a six-point lead since CBS News and The New York Times began conducting the head-to-head survey in January.

Nearly two-thirds of those surveyed, or 62 percent, named the economy as the most important issue to them, CBS News said, despite recent controversies over such issues like the president’s announced support for gay marriage.

“Concern over the budget deficit ranked a distant second at 11 percent, followed by health care at 9 percent. Seven percent picked same-sex marriage, 4 percent cited foreign policy and 2 percent chose immigration,” the survey said.

While most Americans believe the economy is in need of repair, respondents expressed the most optimism on the issue since January 2008, when the latest recession was near its peak.

Sixty-seven percent of respondents said they thought the economy was in bad shape, compared to just 36 percent who said they thought it was improving.

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