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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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 ‘inalienable rights’

Right and Wrong, Not Right and Left—Clarence Manion

Right and Wrong, Not Right and Left—Clarence Manion

THE AMERICANIST, MORAL FOUNDATIONS: CLARENCE E. MANION Source: The Freeman: Ideas on Liberty, July 01, 1963 I have almost lost faith in se­mantics, and if I can spell out the word very carefully, let me say that I am just about at the point of being anti-semantic. How, for example, did our se­manticists ever get us divided between [...]

William Jefferson Blythe IV, born August 19, 1946

William Jefferson Blythe IV, born August 19, 1946

American Minute with Bill Federer His birth name was William Jefferson Blythe IV, born AUGUST 19, 1946. At age 15, he took his stepfather's name Clinton. Speaking of his years growing up, Bill Clinton addressed the National Prayer Breakfast, February 4, 1993: "The first time I ever saw Billy Graham...he came in the 1950's, in the heat [...]

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

The Second Amendment & the Inalienable Right to Self-Defense

NELSON LUND, PH.D., HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Contemporary debates about the meaning of the Second Amendment—is it a collective right or an individual right?—would have been incomprehensible to the Founders. Everyone at the time agreed that the federal government had no power to infringe on the right of the people to keep and bear arms. [...]

A Rebirth of Liberty

A Rebirth of Liberty

Individual Liberty in the Crucible of History, Part 6 CLARENCE B. CARSON, IDEAS ON LIBERTY But Surely, I will be told, even if a rebirth of liberty were needed, now is not the time for it. What we need in these times, says the critic, are unity and strength. Surely, it is unwise to cast doubts upon the benevolence of our gov­ernment and to [...]

The Rights of Conscience Inalienable: John Leland

The Rights of Conscience Inalienable: John Leland

Called Unto Liberty, John Leland: Founding Era Sermons 1791 There are four principles contended for, as the foundation of civil government, viz. birth, property, grace, and compact. The first of these is practised upon in all hereditary monarchies, where it is believed that the son of a monarch is entitled to dominion upon the decease of his [...]

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