Defending the Judeo-Christian Ethic, Limited Government, & the American Constitution
Friday November 28th 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 Goodlatte, what is the value of strictly observing even bad laws until they are repealed?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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The President’s Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law

The President’s Duty to Faithfully Execute the Law

BOB GOODLATTE, HERITAGE FOUNDATION Abstract Article II, Section 3 of the Constitution requires the President to “take Care that the Laws be faithfully executed.” The President must enforce all constitutionally valid Acts of Congress, regardless of the Administration’s view of their wisdom or policy. Without enforcement of the law, there [...]

Federalist Papers No. 24, by Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 24, by Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS The Powers Necessary to the Common Defense Further Considered 19 December 1787 TO THE POWERS proposed to be conferred upon the federal government, in respect to the creation and direction of the national forces, I have met with but one specific objection, which, if I understand it right, is [...]

Federalist Papers No. 23, Alexander Hamilton

Federalist Papers No. 23, Alexander Hamilton

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY, MAJOR WORKS The Necessity of a Government as Energetic as the One Proposed to the Preservation of the Union Tuesday, December 18, 1787 THE necessity of a Constitution, at least equally energetic with the one proposed, to the preservation of the Union, is the point at the examination of which we are now [...]