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What did President Ford mean when he said "Our great republic is a government of laws and not men."

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    The U.S. is governed by laws that don't change unless proper procedures are followed. It is not governed by men who can change their minds with no reason or procedures.

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    i don't get it Ms. Sue

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    The U.S. follows the laws of the Constitution. It doesn't allow dictators or kings or any other people to rule other people.

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