"There is virtually no aspect of government power that can not be abused."
Correct which is why the founders created a Constitution which included Check and Balances. Unfortunatly Congress lack of oversight/protection of certain things is abused. Add to this certain laws which expanded govenrmnt powers to cover up INCOMPETANCE, lack of following previous laws (*Cough* expired VISAS *cough* cough* for example), tyrants abusing the laws and you have one big POTENTIAL cluster f* of a government.
Here I thought this was a forum for limited government, apparently everyone is alright on given expaaaaaaaaaannndeeeeeeedddddd powers to a government perpetually proned to abuse. How enlightening and "progressive". How random is it when one has revealed conversations that were funny in nature (But private). But it is a preconceived notion that goverment can't help itself to abuse,Bwahahahaha, hey let us smart people give it more powers, so it can abuse us to the max (Without resorting to abuse?). Convoluted but that is what you just said.
posted on 12/23/2008 6:05:08 AM PST
by rollo tomasi
(Working hard to pay for deadbeats and corrupt politicians.)
To: rollo tomasi
The Founders created a Constitution that also included Separation of Powers with the President being the Commander in Chief and not a committee of commanders as you would have it.
“Checks and Balances” does not mean that they all share in the same powers it simply means that there is a way to keep eachother powers checked and that they are balanced in power.
posted on 12/23/2008 6:13:29 AM PST
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