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How to Correct Abuses of Constitutional Power

We-the-People

Written by John Biver

Thomas Jefferson told us what’s needed:

I know of no safe depository of the ultimate powers of the society but the people themselves; and if we think them not enlightened enough to exercise their control with wholesome discretion, the remedy is not to take it from them, but to inform their discretion by education. This is the true corrective of abuses of constitutional power.

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