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A Government of Men, Not Laws

Jeff3256 Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 8:08 AM
With a post-FDR SCOTUS (see "court packing scheme") and a neutered, enabling Congress, Obama can do whatever he wants. We can hate, we just can't do much about it. The Constitution is dead and we are firmly on the road to decline in America.
worker Wrote: Jun 27, 2012 5:03 PM
Agree. Why congress lets himget away with it is baffeling to me. We can complain a we want, nobody cares, nobody is going to do anything about it.

"There is no good government but what is republican," John Adams wrote. "(T)he very definition of a republic is 'an empire of laws, and not of men.'" Adams meant that a government in which law is applied at the discretion of powerful people is a bad government. The law must be applied in a straightforward, nonarbitrary fashion or the entire governmental system should be called into question.

This week, the Supreme Court called the entire governmental system into question.

A couple of weeks ago, President Obama unilaterally declared that he would cease to enforce major provisions of federal immigration law. Now he's campaigning...