The SCOTUS Screws up…

Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.
Lord Acton

I utterly believe in the Supreme Court. The checks and balances set up by our having them there to balance bad laws by either the POTUS or Congress are part of what makes this country great. However, there are times that the 4 and 3/4 idiots on the Supreme Court screw the pooch for the rest of us.

The Court today holds that the Eighth Amendment categorically prohibits the imposition of the death penalty for the crime of raping a child. This is so, according to the Court, no matter how young the child, no matter how many times the child is raped, no matter how many children the perpetrator rapes, no matter how sadistic the crime, no matter how much physical or psychological trauma is inflicted, and no matter how heinous the perpetrator’s prior criminal record may be. The Court provides two reasons for this sweeping conclusion: First, the Court claims to have identified “a national consensus” that the death penalty is never acceptable for the rape of a child; second, the Court concludes, based on its “independent judgment,” that imposing the death penalty for child rape is inconsistent with ” ‘the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society.’ ”

What this ruling does isn’t just make it illegal to give kiddie rapists the chair, it also tries to enforce their own brand of liberal “decency”. This means that while currently it’s illegal to rape, under this ruling, new brands of “decency” could allow rape as a “decent” action. It’s not just a bad ruling, it’s an attempt to legislate from the bench, which is ISN’T what the Supreme Court was created for.

Liberal America 1 / Conservative America 0

“Anybody in the country who cares about children should be outraged that we have a Supreme Court that would issue a decision like this,” said Alabama Attorney General Troy King, a Republican. The justices, he said, are “creating a situation where the country is a less safe place to grow up.”

At least he understands how much they screwed up.

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One Response to “The SCOTUS Screws up…”

  1. Ron Says:

    Just put him in Gen Pop until they rape this guy’s rectum prolapses. Problem solved.

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