Wednesday, April 16, 2008

ABC of Checks & Balances for America

The United States of America was founded on key concepts defined by the Constitution and its laws. One of the most important has required checks and balances between the Legislative, Judiciary and the Executive branches of government. In times when America had much less money and resources, time and effort was spent with developing these valuable systems of checks and balances -- because government is doing a job for the people, oversight is important, and because justice is more than a simply a declaration by one asshole, however clever or lovable.