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Obama Disregard

January 11, 2012
Times Leader

Dear?Editor

The action that Obama took in appointing Richard Cordray, Jan.y 4 to the Consumer Protection Bureau was nothing more than a purposeful disregard of the rule of law, laid out in our Constitution.

To "go around Congress" is nothing new for Obama, but because of spineless politicians they have done nothing to stop this march down the road to Communist, Socialism.

Contrary to what many American citizens believe, the facts are we are not ruled by a dictorship and we are not a democracy, we are self-ruled and we have a representative republic.

In the book "Elementary Catechism of the Constitution" written in 1828 by Arthur J. Stansbury, is stated, "on this great plan, or Constitution the safety and happiness of the United States does, under Almighty God, mainly depend: all our laws are made by its direction or authority; whoever goes contrary to it injures and betrays his country, injures you, injures me, betrays us all and is deserving of the heaviest punishment." (pg.10)

At the Conclusion the author writes"remember that this precious Constitution thus wise, thus just, is your birth-right. It has been earned for you by your fathers, who counseled much, labored long, and shed their dearest blood won it for their children. To them, it was the fruit of toil and danger-to you, it is a gift. Do not slight it on that account, but prize it as you ought. It is yours, no human power can deprive you of it, but your own folly and wickness. To under value, is one of the surest ways to lose it.

Take pains to know what the Constitution is- the more you study, the higher you will esteem it. The better you understand your own rights, the more likely you will be to preserve and guard them" (pg.76-77)

The book can be found at:www.archive.org/ stream/elementarycatech00stanrich_djvu.txt.

Merica Petrella

Steubenville

 
 

 

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