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The Supreme Court’s Job Is to Protect Americans from Democracy

bogia Wrote: Apr 22, 2012 2:20 PM
The concept of precedence is a time tested, but not infallible. The Constitution is designed to overcome specious decisions such as the 1942 Wickard v. Filburn case through the use of the amendment process. Obviously, the legislative and executive branches have endorsed the corruption of the Commerce Clause ever since 1942 because it is candy jar for their incumbency protection system of spoils. We the people, like the pre-PETA "frog in the pot experiment" have ignored the gradual diminishment and dilution of our liberties under the Constitution .The greed and corruption of those who accept bribes paid by other people's money has led us to the same precipice over which many others have gone throughout history.

I have to give the Washington Post credit. It may have a bias for statism, but at least they have some diversity on the op-ed pages. Less than two months after E.J. Dionne wrote an embarrassing column showing he didn’t understand the difference between untrammeled majoritarianism and a constitutional republic, the Post publishes a terrific piece by George Will on the proper role of the Supreme Court.

Here’s some of what George Will wrote.

…a vast portion of life should be exempt from control by majorities. And when the political branches do not respect a capacious zone of private...

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