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Wednesday, July 04, 2012

A Vast New Federal Power

Of the 17 lawyers who have served as chief justice of the United States, John Marshall – the fourth chief justice – has come to be known as the "Great Chief Justice." The folks who have given him that title are the progressives who have largely written the history we are taught in government schools. They revere him because he is the intellectual progenitor of federal power.

Marshall's opinions over a 34-year period during the nation's infancy – expanding federal power at the expense of personal freedom and the sovereignty of the states – set a pattern for federal control of our lives and actually invited Congress to regulate areas of human behavior nowhere mentioned in the Constitution. He was Thomas Jefferson’s cousin, but they rarely spoke. No chief justice in history has so pronouncedly and creatively offered the feds power on a platter as he.

Now he has a rival.


1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Roberts is a Jesuit...the Jesuits are the cream of the crop for the CIA ...he was picked by the Son of the CIA himself for the SCOTUS...anyone that thinks the Healthcare is about left vs right is sadly confused...this is about the NWO and redistributing wealth into 2 classes...where the Public sector is fused to the elites...the rest of us...slaves ...expendable slaves...