Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Saturday November 22nd 2014

Self-Educated Man

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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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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Posts Tagged ‘history’

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS Boston, May 14, 1768 TO DENNYS DE BERDT Sir— By Mr Edward Church a Passenger in Capt Wilson who sailed the 24th ult. I sent you the Journals of the House of Representatives for the year past. There cannot be a better Evidence of the Moderation and good temper, with which ye Affairs of [...]

Author of Liberty or Not?

Author of Liberty or Not?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Is God the author of liberty, or not? A valid, and need I say, vital question. But in this age of secularism, humanism, and socialism, just try mixing God and government in the same breath and get ready for the snickers, sneers, hisses, and guffaws for daring to exercise one’s free speech as regards [...]

“The Great and Holy War”

“The Great and Holy War”

How World War I Became a Religious Crusade and Reshaped the Religious Landscape ROBERT H. CLEMM, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES Historian Fritz Stern once remarked that the Great War was the “first calamity of the 20th century, the calamity from which all other calamities sprang.” On the centenary of World War I there is an overwhelming [...]

Jonathan Shipley’s Speech—1774

Jonathan Shipley’s Speech—1774

Background of the American Revolution Following the Boston Tea Party, Dr. Jonathan Shipley—Bishop of St. Asaph—writes a speech intended for the debate in the House of Lords over altering the charter for Massachusetts. Subsequently published, Benjamin Franklin—his good friend—deems it “a masterpiece of eloquence.” Let us be [...]

God and Washington

God and Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, perhaps more than any other Founder, saw the hand of God everywhere. It never fails. Write a column in defense of the religious foundations of the United States (my article "Paine's Prophetic Dream Interpreted") and out of the woodwork come all manner of denunciations. One letter, [...]

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