Jeff2422 Wrote:
Feb 12, 2013 12:56 PM
In a later case, the Supreme Court caved. The Supreme Court was right in the first place. In the 1960's with Johnson's War on Poverty, the demise of the separation of powers approach was accelerated. Conservatives, or Constitutionalists, have no problem with the passages that you cite. The problem is that those powers are wielded by unelected bureaucrats and the ability of Congress, and in some cases even the President, to twart bureaucratic huberis is limited at best. The founders had a distinct desire to disperse power. While this ineffiecient, they understood that power corrupts everyone. The Nazis were efficient, and very bureaucratic, but also, extremely corrupt. The Founders understood human nature and it has not changed.