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Recently I wrote a post decrying the fecklessness of conservatives, Republicans, and their constituents. We expended a great deal of energy in the comments figuring out how we could fight back against the Democrat party, re-build our reputations by challenging the lies and deceptions of the Left, and gain the respect and trust of the electorate. I think I have identified an additional strategy for this new agenda that we haven’t previously touched on. It’s called the rule of law.
The term “rule of law” has been bandied about quite a lot lately. Most people probably don’t know what it means, but it sounds important and official. The problem in these times is that rule of law is ignored when it is inconvenient, difficult, or an impediment to action. Yet at one time, rule of law was an important governing principle.
The American Bar Association explains the history of the rule of law, citing the Magna Carta and James Madison in The Federalist Paper No. 51. The rule of law in the Magna Carta states: