The commotion over the nominations of John Roberts and Harriet Miers avoid the central problem with the Supreme Court. Judicial review in its pure raw form is a guaranteed formula for state sponsored terrorism. Under the fig leaf of law, the court manufactures excuses for the state to use force and intimidation to compel, coerce and control society for the benefit of the central government. Is there any question that Supreme Court jurists are government employees? Of course not, so why is it automatically assumed that black robed magistrates serve the cause of justice when their rulings practice the art of the magician. Perfecting tricks of deception and canonizing their illusion as settled law is like announcing to the public that your life and liberty are arbitrary and contingent upon the “good will” of the sacred master of power.
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