"The principles of a free constitution are irrevocably lost
when the legislative power is dominated by the executive."
by:
Edward Gibbon
(1737-1794) English historian and Member of Parliament
Date:
1776
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ABSOLUTELY ! ! ! Welcome to a new Amerika.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
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    The legislative branch is so politically driven I'm surprised we aren't calling our Judges, politicians.
     -- J Carlton, Calgary     
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    We are rapidly loosing our freedom and doing nothing to prevent this from happening. We are like hogs encouraged to eat...We wind up as tomorrows breakfast.
     -- Ken, S     
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    The people wanted to make George Washington King, he refused. Obama has now decided that he is king. Hail to king Obama.
     -- jim k, Austin, Tx     
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    Jim, they did make LBJ "king" when they elected him. He really centeralized all power to DC and ruled like a tyrant.
     -- Cal, lewisville, tx     
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    and we know who this one is for......and about
     -- Kimo, USA     
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    Check out what Congresswoman Kathy Hochul said recently at our town hall meeting in Lancaster, NY. She said "Well... Basically, we're not looking to the constitution on that aspect". Here's the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyhaf4xeD78
     -- Raymond George, western NY     
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