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jberryhill Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Dec-04-08 04:41 PM
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42. The answer to that question should be apparent in context here...

You stated that a statute cannot over-ride the Constitution. My answer was to indicate that the Bush v. Gore majority - which still lives and breathes in the marble palace - thinks otherwise.

"More likely outcome though is that they kick into Congress saying it's unreviewable in courts"

...which leads to my favorite Onion headline ever:

http://www.theonion.com/content/node/30137

Supreme Court Rules Supreme Court Rules

WASHINGTON, DCIn a landmark decision Monday, the United States Supreme Court ruled 8-1 that it rules.

According to Mondays Supreme Court decision, the ability of the President and Congress to keep pace with us is not only separate, but most unequal.

Justice Anthony Kennedy, writing on behalf of the majority, noted that "while the U.S. Constitution guarantees equality of power among the executive, legislative and judicial branches, it most definitely does not guarantee equality of coolness, and in this regard, the judicial branch kicks that which can be construed as total and complete ass."

"In the case of The U.S. Supreme Court v. Everyone Else (1997)," wrote Justice Clarence Thomas, "this court wins by a serious landslide."
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