Monday, October 27, 2014

Hollow Justice and Courts of Order in an Age of Government-Sanctioned Tyranny

John Whitehead

"The Constitution is not neutral. It was designed to take the government off the backs of the people."—Justice William O. Douglas

Justice in America makes less sense with each passing day. A Michigan couple that has been raising chickens in their backyard as a source of healthy food for their family could get up to 90 days in jail for violating a local ban on backyard hens. A Kentucky prison guard who was charged with 25 counts of sexual abuse against female inmates, trafficking controlled substances, and 50 counts of official misconduct walks away with no jail time and seven years' probation. A 53-year-old Virginia man is facing 20 years in jail for kidnapping, despite the fact that key evidence shows him to be innocent and his accuser a liar, yet the courts claim they're unable to do anything about it. Meanwhile, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court's recent refusal to hear the case of Jones v. U.S., judges can now punish individuals for crimes of which they may never have been convicted or even charged.....To Read More....

My Take - There are some serious flaws in this writer's logic and the examples he uses here to describe what actually went on in the Warren court, but the principles he embraces are correct. 

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