Addresses of Hon. Isidor Rayner

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John Murphy Company, Printers, 1914 - Social sciences - 334 pages
 

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Page 276 - and I invite the strict attention of this body to this law: SEC. 1999. Whereas the right of expatriation is a natural and Inherent right of all people, Indispensable to the enjoyment of the rights of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness; and whereas In the recognition of this principle this Government has freely received
Page 7 - to President Monroe: The question presented by the letters you have sent me is the most momentous which has ever been offered to my contemplation since that of independence. That made us a nation; this sets our compass and points the course which we are to steer through the ocean of time opening on us.
Page 239 - from Monticello: The question presented by the letters you have sent me Is the most momentous which has ever been offered to my contemplation since that of independence. That made us a Nation. This sets our compass and points the course which we are to steer through the ocean of time opening on us.
Page 63 - as follows: The treaty power, as expressed in the Constitution, Is in terms unlimited except by those restraints which are found in that instrument against the action of the Government or of its departments, and those arising from the nature of the Government Itself and of that of the States. In
Page 243 - In the wars of the European powers in matters relating to themselves we have never taken any part, nor does It comport with our policy so to do. * * * We owe it, therefore, to candor and
Page 171 - 4, verse 2: For unto us was the gospel preached, as well as unto them; but the word preached did not profit them, not being mixed with faith in them that heard It The
Page 267 - delegate legislative power to the President is universally recognized as vital to the Integrity and maintenance of the system of government ordained by the Constitution. The act of October 1, 1890, in the particular under consideration, is not Inconsistent with that principle. It does not, in any real sense, invest the President with the power of legislation. * * * The
Page 293 - To lay taxes to provide for the general welfare of the United States, Is to lay taxes for the purpose of providing for the general welfare. For the laying of taxes is the power, and the general welfare the purpose, for which the power is to be exercised. The Congress are not to
Page 216 - To lay taxes to provide for the general welfare of the United States, is to lay taxes for the purpose of providing for the general welfare. For the laying of taxes is the power, and the general welfare the purpose, for which the power Is to be exercised. The Congress are not to
Page 261 - sovereignty and essential to selfpreservation, to forbid the entrance of foreigners within its dominions or to admit them only in such cases and upon such conditions as it may see fit to prescribe. (Vattel, lib. 2, sees. 94, 100; 1 Phillimore, 3d ed.,

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