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Due Process of Law, #3: Cicero and St. Thomas Aquinas Preserved Aristotle’s Flame

Statue in Aristotle’s Park at Stagira, Greece (photo credit) By Jeff Rutherford [Part 1 was called “Can a Law be Unlawful?”] [Part 2 was called “What Makes a Government’s Actions Legit?”] As I try to plow this field of the … Continue reading

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DeHavelle.com: “Natural Law, Natural Allies”

(graphic credit) By Keith DeHavelle, 6/19/2015 Reblogged from DeHavelle.com Natural Law, Natural Allies From time to time, I mention in these writings that I am non-religious. This has always been true of me; I am not a “converted” or “lapsed” … Continue reading

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Conservatism Empowers Economic Strength

(photo credit) By Jeff Rutherford — first posted in October 2013 Summary of the Conservative Worldview Here are some fundamental principles of Conservatism arranged in a row of dominoes that fall, each into the next, along a logical path. Conservatism’s … Continue reading

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Why Must Unalienable Rights Be Legislatively Restored??

By Jeff Rutherford Why do Americans tolerate post-Constitutional behavior by the federal government?  Is it because of ignorance, apathy or ambivalence? I don’t know, and I don’t care, one way or the other.  I’m going to talk about it anyway.

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Conservatism Empowers Economic Strength

(photo credit) Summary of the Conservative Worldview Here are some fundamental principles of Conservatism arranged in a row of dominoes that fall, each into the next, along a logical path. Conservatism’s philosophical point of origin is this fact: 

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It Is Human Nature That People Are Corruptible

Why is there, today, such a broad and deep divide in public opinion about the necessary and proper role of government?  In this web space, that is the matter I want to exchange ideas and opinions with you about.  It … Continue reading

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