Thursday, June 28, 2007

Fiat Justitia - Ruat Caelum

Fiat justitia ruat caelum
White House refuses to answer subpoenas
Constitutional showdown possible over firing of federal prosecutors.

WASHINGTON - President Bush, moving toward a constitutional showdown with Congress, asserted executive privilege Thursday and rejected lawmakers' demands for documents that could shed light on the firings of federal prosecutors. Continue reading ....

The founding fathers designed the federal government to provide a check against the abuses of an imperial president. It's unfortunate that Bush has thrown down the gauntlet. Our duty as free citizens demands that we fight to restore the freedoms usurped by Bush and Cheney.

[P]opular powers must be placed as a guard, a control, a balance, to the powers of the monarch and the priest, in every government, or else it would soon become.... a great and detestable system of fraud, violence, and usurpation.

John Adams, A Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law


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