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The American System

Nov 2016

November 23, 2016

November 24, 2016

Lincoln Founded Our Modern Thanksgiving, and His Courage and Determination during the Crises of Secession and Civil War Should Inspire Us Today; Emoluments Clause of US Constitution Plainly Rules Out Acceptance of Titles of Nobility by Federal Officers, and Also Payments by Foreign Governments to U.S. Officials; Anti-Nepotism Statute Is Comprehensive Prohibition of Hiring Relatives to Serve in All Federal Agencies; Infamy of Japanese Internment Camps During World War II Is Not Due to FDR, but to Wall Street Lawyer John J. McCloy, one of Col. Stimson’s “Imps of Satan” Who Overrode Intelligence Advice to Order Camps in Wake of Pearl Harbor