Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Thursday November 27th 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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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Edmund Burke on the ‘Unfittest Person on Earth’

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Edmund Burke

A powerful voice on the other side of the Atlantic, yet on this side so far as his sentiments regarding many aspects of the American struggle for liberty against her Mother Country, was an Irish born member of Parliament by the name of Edmund Burke. In his 1775  “On Conciliation with America”, Burke boldly declared before his fellow members of Parliament what should have been the  obvious truth regarding the immoral and outright hypocritical nature of the Mother Country’s persecution of its children (the colonists) in America. He said:

“An Englishman is the unfittest person on earth to argue another Englishman into slavery.

A profound thought …. fit for American consumption today.


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