Use of the word “shall” in the Constitution. It’s SO strong, SO much of an ABSOLUTE IMPERATIVE, that the President cannot even refuse his own Salary. We know, as President Trump tried. Congress told him, “No can do. Says so in the Constitution you shall receive a compensation. This was further decided in 1789, by Congress, that the President did not get to choose whether to accept the salary.
Thus, the Don keeps $1 and donates $100,000 each quarter to various federal agencies and charities.
Here’s another absolute imperative in the Constitution:
“…the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.”
Think on that the next time you hear someone in Congress saying, “But magazine size limits and (substitute any and all gun control laws) are for your own good/protection…” Tell them, “No can do. You do not get to choose to infringe on the right of the people.”