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Old 09-12-2018, 04:37 AM
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Originally Posted by UltraVires View Post
Any revolution destroys the rule of law. We have a legislature for results oriented thinking. When the judiciary does it, we do not have a democracy, but a rule from nine lawyers.
The USA is only a democracy because of some of those rulings.

Large swathes of the USA were ruled by straight-up dictatorships within living memory. Legislatures were selected by rotten boroughs in the same time. Even if your reading is 100% correct (which I doubt), the USA is an emerging democracy, and sometimes the early phases of the transition to democracy are...messy.

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