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Consent of the Governed and The Courts

Jeffrey Lord at American Spectator notes Lincoln:

At the same time, the candid citizen must confess that if the policy of the Government upon vital questions affecting the whole people is to be irrevocably fixed by decisions of the Supreme Court, the instant they are made in ordinary litigation between parties in personal actions the people will have ceased to be their own rulers, having to that extent practically resigned their Government into the hands of that eminent tribunal.

POTUS

Consent of the Governed

It seems that we will be having a President Trump after all.  I read an article that was claiming that the United States has become the laughing stock of the world after the last election, and I felt like it was missing the problem with this leadership entirely. 395 more words

Culture

The Ruling Elite Has Lost the Consent of the Governed, by Charles Hugh Smith

The swindled and the conned have wised up to the swindle and the con. From Charles Hugh Smith at oftwominds.com:

Brimming with hubris and self-importance, the ruling Elite and mainstream media cannot believe they have lost the consent of the governed. 483 more words

Government

Constitutions To Go - epub e-books

Thomas Jefferson, for one, believed that the only safe repository for democracy was an enlightened (educated) voter, combined with wise and honest officials. He believed that citizens needed “to know his rights; to exercize with order and justice those he retains; to choose with discretion the fiduciary of those he delegates; and to notice their conduct with diligence, with candor, and judgment;” 282 more words

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