With regard to President Trump's Presidential Executive Order on Preventing Violence Against Federal, State, Tribal, and Local Law Enforcement Officers, February 09, 2017
What would Mr. Thomas Paine say?
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By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Policy. It shall be the policy of the executive branch to:
(a) enforce all Federal laws in order to enhance the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers, and thereby all Americans;
Thomas Paine (or Pain; February 9, 1737 [O.S. January 29, 1736][Note 1] -- June 8, 1809) was an English-American political activist, philosopher, political theorist, and revolutionary. One of the Founding Fathers of the United States, he authored the two most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution, and he inspired the rebels in 1776 to declare independence from Britain. His ideas reflected Enlightenment-era rhetoric of transnational human rights.[italics added]  He has been called "a corsetmaker by trade, a journalist by profession, and a propagandist by inclination."
By enhancing the safety and protection of US and Tribal law enforcement officers, the safety and protection of Americans are enhanced. Therefore, if the safety and protection of Americans is not maintained, and instead is violated by the law enforcement charged with maintaining the protection and safety of Americans, law enforcement shall be subject to the same procedures and penalties for violating this Executive Order (EO) as are non law enforcement officers who violate law in specific relationship to this EO. This shall be known as the "what is good for the goose rule" and shall remain in effect as long as any United States government whether federal, state, local, tribal or otherwise that derives its reason to exist from those it governs. If at any time such government no longer is subject to the goose rule, or willfully disregards the goose rule, the people shall no longer have any allegiance to that governance and may without regard for prejudice or force, withdraw their consent to be governed.
(b) develop strategies, in a process led by the Department of Justice (Department) and within the boundaries of the Constitution and existing Federal laws, to further enhance the protection and safety of Federal, State, tribal, and local law enforcement officers; and
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