The founding fathers established a system of government with checks and balances so that no one aspect of the government had unrestrained power. Legislative, judicial and executive, all have veto power over the other. That has since changed quite a bit.

Which aspect or branch has grown? Which, if any, have diminished? If you were to rank the most powerful of all three, which would it be and how did it come to be that way?

The more I think about it, the collusion between the executive and legislative branch has blurred the lines in their roles. Congress brigs bills that the president wants to see, not the people. The president vetos or approves whatever they please. The judicial branch is stocked with the activists that fit the needs of the president. If I were to find a great offense to the constitution as it relates to the way government operates today is the imbalance of these three branches. The idea that a president has risen to a kingly position dishonors the lives of those who fought in war against Great Britain and it's king. In sweeping fashion we are seeing a society similar to the Children of Egypt, or the Nephites who, perhaps unknowingly or unwittingly, have put a king in place when it was not to be so. A king who makes principles of godliness an offense and the ideals of a sinful life "accepted."BlogBooster-The most productive way for mobile blogging. BlogBooster is a multi-service blog editor for iPhone, Android, WebOs and your desktop

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