Public officials not exempt from crime just because public officials

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Public officials not exempt from crime just because public officials

When a Citizen challenges the acts of a federal or state official as being illegal, that official cannot just simply avoid liability based upon the fact that he is a public official. In United States v. Lee, 106 U.S. 196, 220, 221, 1 S.Ct. 240, 261, the United States claimed title to Arlington, Lee's estate, via a tax sale some years earlier, held to be void by the Court. In so voiding the title of the United States, the Court declared: "No man in this country is so high that he is above the law. No officer of the law may set that law at defiance with impunity. All the officers of the government, from the highest to the lowest, are creatures of the law and are bound to obey it. It is the only supreme power in our system of government, and every man who by accepting office participates in its functions is only the more strongly bound to submit to that supremacy, and to observe the limitations which it imposes upon the exercise of the authority which it gives. "Shall it be said... that the courts cannot give remedy when the citizen has been deprived of his property by force, his estate seized and converted to the use of the government without any lawful authority, without any process of law, and without any compensation, because the president has ordered it and his officers are in possession? If such be the law of this country, it sanctions a tyranny which has no existence in the monarchies of Europe, nor in any other government which has a just claim to well-regulated liberty and the protection of personal rights."

Authors worth reading

Books by former lawyers, cops, etc. often expose the corruption and abuse of the Policing Industry. Although the police are just human beings. They must follow their bosses commands. Mayors, etc. have no real powers. It comes down to the business people that elected them in in the first place. We need to Limit elections to a scant few rather than people up for cash and re-elections.



Check out:  The Real Role of Law Enforcement by Richard Mach



The Law Enforcement Growth Industry by George Gordon The Pro Se website for The Jail House Lawyer, interesting website.



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These cops are pro-Constitution.


(Book)  The Proper Role of Law Enforcement by Richard Mach

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