The first duty of a government is to be true to itself. This does not mean perfection — it means a plan to strive for perfection. It means loyalty to ideals. The ideals of America were set out in the Declaration of Independence and adopted in the Constitution. They did not represent perfection at hand, but perfection found. The fundamental principle was freedom. The fathers knew that this was not yet apprehended. They formed a government firm in the faith that it was ever to press toward this high mark. In selfishness, in greed, in lust for gain, it turned aside. Enslaving others, it became itself enslaved. Bondage in one part consumed freedom in all parts. The government of the fathers, ceasing to be true to itself, was perishing. Five score and ten years ago, that divine providence which infinite repetition has made only the more a miracle, sent into
Political economy was the original term for the study of production, the acts of buying and selling, and their relationships to laws, customs and government.
It developed in the 17th century as the study of the economies of states which placed the theory of property in the theory of government.
Some political economists proposed the labour theory of value (first introduced by John Locke, developed by Adam Smith and later Karl Marx), according to which labour is the real source of value. Many political economists also looked at the accelerating development of technology, whose role in economic and social relationships grew ever more important.
In late 19th century, the term “political economy” was generally replaced by the term economics, which was used by those seeking to place the study of economy on a mathematical basis, rather than studying the relationships within production and consumption.
In the present, political economy
Therefore set it down, that an habit of secrecy, is both politic and moral.
But for the third degree, which is simulation, and false profession; that I hold more culpable, and less politic; except it be in great and rare matters.
the theory and exercise of complete and unrestricted power in government. See also autarchy, autocracy, despotism, dictatorship, monarchy, oligarchy. — absolutist, n., adj. — absolutistic. adj.
1. a political theory advocating the elimination of governments and governmental restraint and the substitution of voluntary cooperation among individuals.
2. the methods and practices of anarchists. Cf. Nihilism. — anarchist, n. — anarchic, adj.
rule by angels.
Rare. the principle of opposition to all forms of government, or to all restraint of individuals by laws. — antarchist, n. — antarchistic, adj.
the policy of strict racial segregation and political and economie discrimination against non-whites practiced in the Republic of South Africa.
1. the science of government.
2. the science of origins.
rule by that group
The Lifeline Assistance Program is a government benefit program that provides a free cell phone with free monthly minutes, data, and texting to people struggling financially. This site will teach you how to get a free Government Cell Phone and Free Service.
Although our economy is slowly improving in 2015, there are still a lot of hard working Americans out there struggling to make ends meet. To make things worse, the cost of cell phone plans has been rising every year and the average cell phone bill is now over $150 a month.
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If you are a resident of one of the states listed in the table below and you are currently
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A government is a group of people that have the power to rule in a territory, according to the law. This territory may be a country, a state or province within a country, or a region.
- Governments make laws, rules, and regulations, collect taxes and print money.
- Governments have systems of justice that list the acts or activities that are against the law and describe the punishments for breaking the law.
- Governments have a police force to make sure people follow the laws.
- Governments have diplomats who communicate with the governments of other countries by having meetings. Diplomats try to solve problems or disagreements between two countries, which can help countries to avoid war, make commercial agreements, and exchange cultural or social experiences and knowledge.
- Governments have a military force such as an army that protects the country from terrorists and other major threats that attack or which can be
“The end of the law is, not to abolish or restrain, but to preserve and enlarge freedom” [John Locke Second Treatise of Civil Government]
“It may be true that the law cannot make a man love me, but it can keep him from lynching me, and I think that’s pretty important” [Martin Luther King Jr]
“The law is a causeway upon which so long as he keeps to it a citizen may walk safely” [Robert Bolt A Man For All Seasons]
“No brilliance is needed in the law. Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean finger nails”