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  •  Checks and balances (2+ / 0-)
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    Thomas Twinnings, lysias

    In the end, our system of checks and balances depends on an executive branch that is willing to be checked.  The executive branch has the power to run roughshod over the other two branches.

    Our executive branch is no longer willing to be checked.

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