Rule of law; a comparison
Fiat rule of law... Capricious rule of law as laid
down by individual, unelected, unaccountable men or women who hold power, who
rule. Arbitrary rule of law. Law of privilege which doesn't take inalienable
rights into account. Statism.
American Constitutional rule of law... Body of written law that forms the
unchanging basis, the set of core principles upon which all law shall be based,
those laws being in accord with the United States Constitution (which includes
the Bill of Rights - see the preamble to the BoR...) which defines a government
that exists to serve the people by protecting individual inalienable rights.
To get a better understanding of the difference between American Constitutional
rule of law and everything else, please see the article:
Rights vs. Privileges - A Comparison between the
UN and the US
One definition of Hell is "the impossibility of reason". Without a basis in a
set of immutable, constant principles and truths, there is no basis for reason.
Therefore, when we abandon the very principles upon which this nation was
founded, we have thrown out all logic, all reasoning for the very being of our
nation and we condemn ourselves to statist hell, for the foundations of our
country are those that guarantee individual freedom, they are the principles of
liberty. - Anonymous
The law perverted! And the police powers of the state perverted along with
it! The law, not only turned from its proper purpose but made to follow
and entirely contrary purpose! The law become the weapon of every kind of
greed! Instead of checking crime, the law itself guilty of the evils it is
supposed to punish!
If this is true, it is a serious fact, and moral duty requires me to call the
attention of my fellow citizens to it. - Frederic Bastiat, "The Law"
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