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      06-02-2011, 06:50 PM   #22
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By the way, other words and phrases that never appeared in Vattel:

President

United States

Congress

Supreme Court


Vattel didn't write about Presidents, he wrote about Sovereigns, meaning Kings. He lived in pre-revolution France, when all the French leaders were named King Louis, and pre-revolution Switzerland, where the rule of law went from God to Pope and then down. His writings reflect that.

Vattel is not a founding father, his writings in no way resemble the US constitution.
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