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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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American Crazy Quilt: Posse Comitatus

American Crazy Quilt: Posse Comitatus

By Diane Alden The NewsMax Years #39 Still ON TARGET: September 26, 2000 The history of Posse Comitatus goes back into America's English past. Under King Alfred the Great, who assumed the chief warlord status in Britain in 871, the constabulary of the shire, or shire-reeve, eventually became known as the sheriff. It was his duty to [...]

George W. Bush, Meet ‘Twelve O’Clock High’

George W. Bush, Meet ‘Twelve O’Clock High’

By Diane Alden The NewsMax Years #38 Still ON TARGET: September 15, 2000 OK, Beltway Republicans, stop crying in your beer over the poll numbers. Go rent or buy a movie that you and the Republican candidate need to see, to assimilate, and most of all to emulate. The movie is the wonderful 1949 classic war movie "Twelve O'Clock High." Of [...]

Worrywarts, Black Helicopters and Trust

Worrywarts, Black Helicopters and Trust

By Diane Alden The NewsMax Years #37 Still ON TARGET: September 12, 2000 Do the worrywarts overstate the case? Do the folks in the bars and cafes in rural America fret about black helicopters or the U.N. camping out in national parks merely to break the monotony? Does this fundamental mistrust of government and the misuse of federal power [...]

To Alter and Abolish—Secession Movements on the Move

To Alter and Abolish—Secession Movements on the Move

By Diane Alden The NewsMax Years #36 Still ON TARGET: September 05, 2000 "Whenever a government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it." (Declaration of Independence) What do Walter Williams, Joseph Sobran, Lew Rockwell, Murray Rothbard and Ron Paul have in common? Besides being very [...]

Jiving Sugar Daddies and the Woman’s Vote

Jiving Sugar Daddies and the Woman’s Vote

By Diane Alden The NewsMax Years #35 Still ON TARGET: August 28, 2000 As Professor Higgins maintained in the classic "My Fair Lady": "Why can't a woman think like a man?" Higgins understood nothing about how women's psyches or thought patterns work. He never came to grips with the fact that the deliberations of most women are filtered [...]

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