Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Thursday November 27th 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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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Principle Number Two: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Principle Number Two: Actions Speak Louder Than Words

Or - Practice What You Preach BY IZZY KALMAN You have probably heard the expression, Children learn from what we do, not from what we say. If they just did what we said, life would be terrific. We could simply tell them to be nice all the time, and then they will be nice. And we would be rid of bullying both at home and in school. Unfortunately, [...]

A Moment of Silence: A Simple Way to Improve Schools and Society

A Moment of Silence: A Simple Way to Improve Schools and Society

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Actions Speak Louder than Words or Practice What You Preach

Actions Speak Louder than Words or Practice What You Preach

Izzy Kalman BY IZZY KALMAN Ten Principles for Moral Discipline, Part 2 You have probably heard the expression, Children learn from what we do, not from what we say. If they just did what we said, life would be terrific. We could simply tell them to be nice all the time, and then they will be nice. And we would be rid of bullying both at [...]

My Inequality Course

My Inequality Course

BY CARL L. BANKSTON III An article by Charlotte Allen and George Leef, published online at both Minding the Campus and the Pope Center for Higher Education Policy, recently singled out a course I teach, entitled "Wealth, Power, & Inequality," as the only one they could find that provides a balanced approach to teaching about social [...]

Self-Esteem Out, Hard Work In

Self-Esteem Out, Hard Work In

BY PHYLLIS SCHLAFLY Conservatives have long argued that teachers who prop up their students' self-esteem were doing the wrong thing. Despite our warnings, public school students have received a steady diet of unearned praise for years, all in the name of giving them self-esteem. Now that the “self-esteem generation” is crowding into the [...]

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