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Are We Still Serious About Our Republic

Joseph64 Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 4:26 PM
What I don't understand is how people can tolerate when congress passes a law or the President issues an executive order and somewhere in the language they state that what they are doing is beyond judicial review. That should be unconstitutional right there. Any law passed by Congress and any order issued by the President IS subject to review by the courts. They cannot take that power away merely on their own say so. There has to be a change to the constitution in order to remove any law or dictate from the power of the courts to judge.

"...Are you serious?"

Those are three simple words that form one simple question.  And the question has led us to this moment in time.

Recall in October of 2009, when then-Speaker of the U.S House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi was asked about the formulation of the Obamacare bill, and she asked that very question of a reporter.  “Madam Speaker,” a reporter from said to her, “where specifically does the Constitution grant Congress the authority to enact an individual health insurance mandate?”

Ms. Pelosi seemed surprised.  Her indignant “are you serious?” response was followed with a slight...