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KAGAN: Nominee vows the impossible

Letter by Blaine C. Garver, Spanaway on June 29, 2010 at 10:49 am | 22 Comments »
June 30, 2010 9:08 am

Re: “Kagan vows to be unbiased, deferential to Congress” (thenewstribune.com 6-28).

I was pop-eyed and slack-jawed reading this headline.

Am I the only one to realize that her “vow” is impossible to uphold?

Deference to Congress, indeed. The promise to be unbiased and defer to Congress is all but a solid reason to reject her. This is the sort of judicial activism that has nearly wrecked what little is left of the intentions of the framers of the Constitution.

Our entire system of government is based on a check and balance system consisting of the judicial, legislative and executive branches. They are meant to keep tabs on each other, not rubber-stamp them.
Proponents of a “dynamic” Constitution are going to ruin this country.

Blaine C Garver

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