August 22, 2011 - 4:28pm
"The idea of doing things on my own is very tempting. But that's not how -- that's not how our system works."
When little Jimmy Madison and the boys drafted our constitution, they were keenly aware of the temptations of tyranny, and designed a system of checks and balances, with a 3-way division of power.  Congress would pass the laws, the Executive Branch would enforce the laws, and the courts would...