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Thomas Jefferson with his insight on the Supreme Court

“[T]he opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional and what not … would make the judiciary a despotic branch. … [T]he germ of dissolution of our federal government is … the federal Judiciary … working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief, over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall be usurped. … They are construing our constitution from a co-ordination of a general and special government to a general and supreme one alone.” –Thomas Jefferson

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About John R. Conley

Family man, music junkie, history, photography...contact me at joxbob@gmail.com or 678-386-4694.

Posted on May 13, 2010, in Politics and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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