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A Government of Men, Not Laws

pgt Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 12:00 PM
Actually it would just displace the issue. Would he then try to prevent Mexico from acting against unauthorized immigration from Guatemala?

"There is no good government but what is republican," John Adams wrote. "(T)he very definition of a republic is 'an empire of laws, and not of men.'" Adams meant that a government in which law is applied at the discretion of powerful people is a bad government. The law must be applied in a straightforward, nonarbitrary fashion or the entire governmental system should be called into question.

This week, the Supreme Court called the entire governmental system into question.

A couple of weeks ago, President Obama unilaterally declared that he would cease to enforce major provisions of federal immigration law. Now he's campaigning...