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Due Process of Law, #2: What Makes a Government’s Actions Legit?

By Jeff Rutherford [Part 1 was called “Can a Law be Unlawful?” and was generously re-blogged by Citizen Tom.] Part 1 recalled that the first embodiment of respect for individual rights against the tyranny of despotism into western statutory law … Continue reading

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Due Process of Law, #1: Can a Law be Unlawful?

(graphic credit) By Jeff Rutherford I’m often tempted to try and devise a set of questions as a litmus test to reveal whether a person leans towards Conservatism or Progressivism.  Here’s a candidate question for such an ideological litmus test: … Continue reading

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