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Old 12-08-2011, 11:04   #50
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Originally Posted by Dukedomone View Post
I only meant they weren't intended to have the power they do today to effectively modify the Constitution with rulings. They have no magical knowledge and don't hold seances to ask the Founders what they really meant. In no way were a handful of men, who were not elected and are appointed for life, supposed to the the "Lords of the Constitution" and the keeper of all it's secrets. Their main purpose was to be a referee between the States and in other situations where the US was a party.

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