I am definitely not an expert in Constitutional Law, but I do like the idea John floats here that in a democratic system like ours, the People ought to be able to do any damn fool thing they please that isn't specifically prohibited by the Constitution. Terminal Decisions The Supreme
In general, John was a cautious advocate of George W. Bush, but he wasn't a fool. The US will probably get its chance to change the regime in Iraq very soon. For myself, I am inclined to think that everyone is making a lot of fuss about a 72-hour raid.
Thomas Sowell wrote a book that this blog entry brings to mind, The Quest for Cosmic Justice. Sowell argued that the search for ultimate justice always seems to end in even greater injustice. I tend to see Sowell's argument in Thomistic terms now. We fallen creatures cannot ensure perfect justice,