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Time, the Best Judge

DrThunder Wrote: Apr 03, 2013 9:30 AM
Excellent article, Mr Greenberg, and exactly what we - and the high Court - need to hear right now. Would to God that the justices would heed your sagely advice!

In 1793, the first administration of George Washington -- indeed, the first administration of the United States under its still new Constitution -- respectfully asked the country's Supreme Court for some help and guidance:

Would the learned justices of the court please interpret some of the more uncertain clauses of the country's treaties affecting its relations with Britain and France? For those two great powers were then locked into a bitter struggle that would turned the Atlantic into a war zone and Europe into an arena of conflict, turmoil and disorder from which it has emerged only intermittently since.

It was...