Re: Libertarian or "Dynamic" Socialism (fixed)
Mon, 6 Jan 1997 13:00:22 -0500

In a message dated 97-01-06 12:31:38 EST, retroman ( not to my surprise with
a retro name) wrote:

WHile initially this would cause all sorts of yoyo/seesaw behaviors as
people actually got into the practice of passing their own stupid laws
and having to live with the consequences, but I imagine that people
would tire of that FAST and start to act a lot more responsibly with
their reaquired powers.
- good answer, and you made me smile...

WIth this, we would need a system of populating the Supreme court with
the most conservative cantankerous old bastards/bitches determined to
protect our Constitutional rights from our own stupidity. THe more
powerful we make the legislative branch responsive to popular whims, we
need an equally powerful brake in the Judicial to prevent us from

The last thing I want is mean spirited, cantakerous "bastards" or "bitches",
telling me what is best for me. I heard that for years with Bush, Reagan and
Dole's campaign...
It is no better than "nice", well meaning, condescending liberals telling me
what is good for me.

As for this "protecting us " from our own stupidity, isnt that EXACTLY what
Optimalized Indivduals dont want?
Exactly what our government is doing just a little TOO well?
This idea is the very destructive, IMAO

About the lawyers,. no comment needed.