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The Supreme Court: Living Under the Despotism of an Oligarchy

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Thomas Jefferson observed, “To consider the judges as the ultimate arbiters of all constitutional questions [is] a very dangerous doctrine indeed…Our judges are as honest as other men and not more so. They have with others the same passions for party, for power, and the privilege of their corps.” Yet many Americans still trust the […]

Thoughts from Maharrey Head #29: The Supreme Court Isn’t…

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“10 Minutes Closer to Freedom” In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about the absurd, fallacious concept of absolute judicial supremacy. Most Americans believe the Supreme Court enjoys absolute supremacy in the American political system. After all, the word “supreme” is right in the name. They believe when the Supreme Court offers […]