Obama's, Clinton's and Carter's Judicial Despots

Thomas Jefferson, more than any other president, was concerned that the third branch of government, the judiciary  --  which was supposed to be the weakest  --  would become tyrannical and despotic.  Of course, that is exactly what has happened in America.  Jefferson had an extensive correspondence in his later years with his former political enemy, John Adams, and Adams' wife Abigail to a lesser degree.
 
In a letter to Mrs. Adams while he was president, Jefferson said on November 1804:  "But the opinion which gives to the judges the right to decide what laws are constitutional, and what not, not only for themselves in their own sphere of action, but for the legislature and executive also, in their spheres, would make the judiciary a despotic branch."
 
One such federal judge, appointed by Bill Clinton, wreaked havoc in Texas this past weekend.  Judge Fred Beiry  --  like many left-wing judges appointed by recent Democrat presidents  --  was determined to stop high school valedictorian Angela Hildenbrand from praying during the graduation ceremonies last Saturday night in a suburb of San Antonio.  Thankfully, Judge Beiry's decision was overturned by a 3-judge panel in the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals just in time for the young heroine to say her graduation prayer.
 
At the second highest federal court level, the decisions of the nation's most left-wing court, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco, are overturned by the United States Supreme Court more than any other appeals court.  Indeed, earlier this year, the Supreme Court unanimously overturned five of that court's decisions in less than a week.
 
Thomas Jefferson would agree with the center-right Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy's opinion about the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals when Kennedy said the court demonstrated "judicial disregard" for "sound and established principles."   The 9th Circuit, which is the nation's largest court, consists of 16 Democrat-appointed judges  --  including a whopping 12 judges appointed by Bill Clinton  --  and 10 Republican-appointed judges.  Democrats Jimmy Carter and Barack Obama appointed the other four liberals on this appeals court.
 
Judge Biery's decision ruling against prayer in graduation ceremonies in Texas and the five over-turned decisions made by the appeals court in San Francisco is a warning to Americans as they make their decision in the presidential election next year.  Elections have consequences and the 2012 presidential election will determine how low America will sink into depravity over the next few decades or whether America can begin to extricate itself from judicial despotism.

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