"It has long, however, been my opinion, and I have never shrunk from its expression ... that the germ of dissolution of our federal government is in the constitution of the federal Judiciary; ... working like gravity by night and by day, gaining a little today and a little tomorrow, and advancing its noiseless step like a thief, over the field of jurisdiction, until all shall be usurped."From today's 'Founder's Quote Daily' courtesy of The Patriot Post.
--Thomas Jefferson, letter to Charles Hammond, August 18, 1821
Thursday, May 28, 2009
On Sonia Sotomayor
My thoughts regarding the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor are summed up nicely by Jefferson: