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LOYALTY. That which adheres to the law, that which sustains an existing government. See Penal Laws of China, 3.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"It's unclear who @POTUS is claiming Jews would be 'disloyal' to, but charges of disloyalty have long been used to attack Jews," Anti-Defamation League CEO Jonathan Greenblatt tweeted.
"We condemn Trump's anti-Semitic slurs accusing American Jews of 'disloyalty' to a foreign nation if they exercise their constitutionally guaranteed right to support his political opponents."
Trump is not just arguing for an alternative set of policies; he is asserting an alternative version of reality, in which resistance to his will is disloyalty to the country.
And I think any Jewish people that vote for a Democrat, I think it shows either a total lack of knowledge or great disloyalty," Trump said, without specifying what or who they were being disloyal to.
In a statement issued here Tuesday, Mufti Taqi Usmani said that purchasing dollar in current situation for profit making is disloyalty to country and sin because of hoarding.
"Still, the Returning Officer insisted that he should produce a certificate from the election commission to the effect that he has not been dismissed on disloyalty or corruption," added Bhushan.
According to the petition, the dismissal letter clearly showed that the former soldier was dismissed from service for alleged indiscipline and neither for corruption nor disloyalty to the state.
Unfortunately, it is Palestine and its people who will ultimately pay the price for the PA's disloyalty towards both.
Like James Gray, your loyalty was paid back with disloyalty. This is the harsh reality of neglect.
In an opinion article published by The Standard newspaper, he accused them of flimsy excuses for their disloyalty to ODM.
This is apropos reports about allegations of disloyalty levelled against former PM Nawaz Sharif, following his needless statement, about alleged involvement of non-state actors in Bombay terrorist attack which occurred over nine years back in November 2008.
He said that after having stayed loyal to the party throughout, he is disliked only because he shared his difference of opinion, adding, that his advice cannot be considered as disloyalty and that he has no plans or ambitions to leave the party.