Jun 24

Issue: Freedom of Speech RSS

The Constitution in “Quotes”



Posted 3 years, 10 months ago.

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“If there is one basic element in our Constitution, it is civilian control of the military…If I allowed him to defy the civil authorities in this manner, I myself would be violating my oath to uphold and defend the Constitution.”

President Harry Truman on the decision to fire GEN Douglas MacArthur as commander of UN forces in the Korean War, 1951



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