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The people do not "appoint," but in some cases they do elect.
Sorry. The double post was an accident.
Good luck with that, WJF.
Furthermore, Joseph, some 34 of the 50 (or is it 57) states have statements in their respective constitutions that describe "all" political power as emanating from the people.
Joseph: You need to read the D of C, and check the wording of the U.S. Constitution. Both documents state very clearly that the people have the power to create governments. Governments have not the power to create people.
Joseph: You need to read the D of C, and check the wording of the U.S. Constitution. Both documents state very clearly that the people have the power to create governments. Governments have not the power to create people.
sorry not "of", I meant over
The Supreme Court was created to check the power of the other two branches of the Federal government. It has no direct power of any American. Legislation does not become unlawful because the SOCTUS declares it unlawful. The legislation is inherently unlawful already.
WJF: The reality is that the people have the power, not the judges. The fact that the people have failed to exercise their power does not change reality.
WJF: How can "judges" be the final arbiter of what is or is not constitutional, if all political power is vested in the people?
Following the rule of law is the way to hold all three branches accountable. If those in power fail to follow the law, then it is up to the people make them. The mechanism is available, but the people have been intimidated, and are afraid to exercise their power.
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