Sunday, November 11, 2007

Installing Judges that owe you favors is not unique to the US

Musharraf presides over a military meeting at his army headquarters in the Pakistani city of Rawalpindi.

Excerpt from CNN piece:

Speaking at his first news conference since the order, he restated his vow to step down as military chief once a newly installed Supreme Court approves his third term in office.

"The moment they give a decision ... I shall take the oath of office as the civilian president of Pakistan," Musharraf said. "I hope that happens as soon as possible."

Musharraf replaced the previous court shortly after issuing the emergency order -- a move that his opponents said amounts to a power grab. [click here for more]

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Bush didn't win the election. Supreme Court Justices decided Bush was to be President. Judges should rule at the will of the people, facing elections. Fixing the judiciary means everything else is fixed. The US judiciary from the Federal level all the way down needs to be reformed.

Is George W. Bush so disinterested in the upcoming US Presidential elections as he doesn't intend on stepping down after he starts yet another war?


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