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  •  Wrong century... (6+ / 0-)

    ...it goes at least as far back as Andrew Jackson defying the US Supreme Court to remove the Cherokee to Oklahoma.  Probably there are earlier examples, but that one always stuck with me.

    O povo unido jamais será vencido

    by SLKRR on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 06:22:57 AM PDT

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    •  Probably because it is the most egregious. (4+ / 0-)
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      Vicky, Ice Blue, cpresley, SLKRR

      The Jackson quote is,  "John Marshall has made his decision, now let him enforce it!"*  They seem to have taken it to heart.

      * Note that whether he actually said it or not is in dispute.

      Minority rights should never be subject to majority vote.

      by lostboyjim on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 07:10:59 AM PDT

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