"When, after having examined in detail the organization of the Supreme Court, one comes to consider in sum the prerogatives that have been given it, one discovers without difficulty that a more immense judicial power has never been constituted in any people."
by:
Alexis de Tocqueville
[Alexis Charles Henri Maurice Clerel, le Comte de Tocqueville] (1805-1859) French historian
Source:
Democracy in America, 1835
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A social experiment gone awry. The entire judicial system (following the Supreme Court's example) completely left any semblance of the founder's original intent, natural law, common law, Constitutional law or anything that would end in a just administration, operation or outcome. The Supreme Court is just one of the harmonized body politic (no separation of powers) almost indistinguishable from the executive, legislative, judicial, corporate and media expression whole. The Supreme Court doesn't even pretend to operate at law (even legal positivism) - it operates under a mask of legal realism = (what ever they make up that minute is what goes) A government of men as is averse to a body politic at law.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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