Thursday, May 28, 2009

On Sonia Sotomayor

My thoughts regarding the nomination of Sonia Sotomayor are summed up nicely by Jefferson:

"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."

--Thomas Jefferson, letter to Charles Hammond, August 18, 1821

From today's 'Founder's Quote Daily' courtesy of The Patriot Post.

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