LMAO!!! Oh, this is from your favorite person about the Law of Nations.<quoted text>
Giving up on defending his blathering on the self contradictory assertion that Vattel's rule is common law, Dufus goes into an Irwin Corey impersonation.
James Kent, Commentaries 1:1--4, 15--19, 171--76
When the United States ceased to be a part of the British empire, and assumed the character of an independent nation, they became subject to that system of rules which reason, morality, and custom had established among the civilized nations of Europe, as their public law.