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The law of our land, our Constitution, has been repeatedly violated by members of our Administration, our Congress, and our Supreme Court. Since the three branches of our government have callously broken the primary laws of our nation, where does that leave us?

Why should an average citizen respect and obey the laws of our country if the law makers and enforcers have no respect or concern for them. The “leaders” of our government have ignored not only their sacred oaths of office, but their responsibilities to We, the People, in a most despicable and embarrassing manner.

It seems like it was just yesterday that the Republicans were representing themselves as the law and order party. Now they are the “laws are whores” party. Sorry for the vulgarness but I am just following Dick Cheney’s “lead”. Just like a good fence makes good neighbors, good laws make for a good nation.

For any nation to survive and continue to exist it’s laws must be held in highest esteem. Our nation's Constitution was created by persons of the highest caliber and integrity. Todays law makers have no integrity, no honor, and most certainly no business being in any government position whatsoever.

How hard can it be to obey laws that everyone has followed over the last 200+ years? It is hard to tell who is the greater violator of our legal system. The Administration has worked 24/7 in finding ways to lie, steal, and dismantle our Constitution and the rest of government. The Congress has been silent and even supportive of this administration. The “new” Congress was elected to stop the Bush administration’s rampant dissembling of our country. About the only thing they have stopped are the impeachment proceedings we so desperately need.

As our economy continues to decline the failure of our laws will increase at an exponential rate creating anarchy and undermining the economy even more. The human race tends to perform just like rats when put under pressure and make no mistake about it, we are under pressure.

Even worse, we are ill prepared for any real hardships in our society since we have had it easy over the last 40-50 years.

If our laws collapse or lose any meaning, then too will our society and this once mighty nation will erode into history like so many before it.

 

I am a Vietnam Vet disabled by MS and other various diseases.  On average I am a Moderate with slight Conservative leanings although it truly depends on what issue I am concerned with at the time.

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