Whitman County Gazette - Serving Whitman County since 1877

Rule of law


July 26, 2018

The framers of our Constitution weren't just a bunch of fellows plotting ways to get rid of annoying British overlords. They were educated, and beyond that, very smart. They knew that if they didn't put down some strict basic guidelines for this nation in its infancy; they would end up with something not unlike what they were fighting against. What then would be the point? What they came up with was genius - so basic and so effective, that nearly two-and-a-half centuries later it is still functionally the foundational law of the land.

American culture rests on what is called the rule of law...

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