"To make laws that man cannot, and will not obey, serves to bring all law into contempt."
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
(1815-1902) American social activist, abolitionist, and leading figure of the early women's rights movement.
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For the carnal man to self importantly raise to the level of a god, with ability to create law, he has, and will continue act in tyranny with rules that will not be obeyed, serving to bring all such law into contempt.
 -- Mike, Norwalk     
    I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn't lived that life.
     -- S.Sotomayor, Washington,DC     
    Sotomayor, you need to generalize yourself and not think that laws should be made for any particular race, color, or creed. The only race we should consider is the human race.
     -- cal, lewisville, tx     
    The quote is so true ! Dogs fighting for the scraps that fall from their masters table. How many bleeding hearts do we need, lobbying, for to make laws that would favor one over the other ! Watching this government in action is like the unionized labor with their strong arm tactics, forcing their will through threat and starvation of labor. Power does not like threats of unity, when they, the entities behind the veil, with the hand of government, control the who, what, where, when, how, why and to what degree, we work and make. One thing local and federal government cannot control, the greed of the individual agent to raise the cost of housing and goods. Life experience will dictate actions of the poor ( slave ). The hatred of one race for another with in the mongrel races, is the greatest I've seen, Next to Negroid races fighting among themselves. And I have picked vine, labored in the ditch and field with the best and worst of them all. I do not think a law degree obtained by any, is a right to practice more eloquent hatred for your fellow human being. Knowledge puffeth up !
    Not to exclude ( whites ) from the observation, Education or the lack thereof, among the whites, with their mingled and none mingled backgrounds is among the worst of hatred also. The laborer is worth his due. Paid a living wage brings respect, but also arrogance, if not tempered with humility it is worthless. As with all positions of authority. From the family unit, supreme court, presidency and all points, in between. Nothing more humiliating than to see some one in authority, that lacks proper knowledge and humility. The state of current affairs on this planet, the regression taken place, reduces this nation to the despotic state we are in. And the socialistic world at large.
     -- watchman13, USA     
    Ever been told, 'Ignorance of the law is no excuse'? It is literally impossible to not be ignorant of the law -- I often wonder if it is not on purpose that so many laws are passed that not even our legislators or police know them. The real dangers to liberty are not our enemies' armies but domestic policies and regulations that have transformed the people from sovereigns to serfs bit by bit until entire generations have been indoctrinated into obedience to arbitrary authority -- kind of like the churches and monarchies of old.
     -- E Archer, NYC     
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