Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Friday November 28th 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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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Righteous Indignation and Treason—George Washington

Liberty Letters, George Washington

Let me conjure you, in the name of our common country, as you value your own sacred honor, as you respect the rights of humanity, as you regard the military and national character of America, to express your horror and detestation of the man who wishes, under any specious pretenses to overturn the liberties of our country.


Source: Washington at Newburgh as quoted in “The Spirit of Seventy-Six: The story of American Revolution as told by the participants. Commager and Morris, 1958, p. l. Spelling modernized by The Moral Liberal.


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