Justice Louis D. BrandeisJustice Louis D. Brandeis, (1856-1941) US Supreme Court Justice

Justice Louis D. Brandeis Quote

“Decency, security, and liberty alike demand that government officials shall be subjected to the same rules of conduct that are commands to the citizen... If the government becomes a lawbreaker, it breeds contempt for law; it invites every man to become a law unto himself; it invites anarchy.”

Justice Louis D. BrandeisJustice Louis D. Brandeis
~ Justice Louis D. Brandeis

Olmstead v. United States, 1928

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milo, harrisburg

this is exactly what is taking place today. ln our congress and senate..

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Anonymous    3/4/10

Send a copy to John Yoo.

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown

Decency, security, and liberty demand its governmental citizenry be guided on the rule on proven principles.

Mike, Norwalk
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Mike, Norwalk Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown 6/7/24

Sillik, who's perception of decency, and liberty demands a foreign third party (government) to rule with what/who's proven principles. Socialism's proven principles are just another form of debauchery, pain, poverty for the many and slavery for the collective chattel. Security is a totalitarian despot's myth. 

Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown
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Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown Mike, Norwalk 6/14/24

Mike, Norwalk, proven principles are simply proven principles and they can be proven if you would just stop running away from the truth.

Mike, Norwalk
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Mike, Norwalk Fredrick William Sillik, Anytown 6/14/24

Sillik, your circular word salad is childishly absurd. Can you step up to an adult world and use a scientific / mathematic or otherwise real elucidated method to describe something other than emotional ad hominems?

Mike, Norwalk

Within the de jure States united (a republican form of government at the laws of nature and of nature's God) each sentient being is an individual sovereign (heir to Eternity's King) with inalienable rights and liberty at nature's law. Legitimately and at law, each sovereign has no superior overlord (government). Each sovereign united, hires subservient parties to protect each and every inalienable right and liberty at law and to administer justice. Brandeis (a self professing god) speaks of a socialist or other system outside the de jure States united's jurisprudence.

Mike, Norwalk

Editor, I'm still not receiving daily posts.


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