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And this is a new topic that is.
This year this is something we have heard precious little about in this election but something that's simple but important issue for a lot of -- Voters a speaker Gingrich let me start with you you have proposed a plan.
To subpoena judges to testify.
Before congress about controversial decisions that they make in certain cases you -- impeaching judges or abolishing courts.
All together -- too conservative former attorneys general have criticized your plan saying it alters the checks and balances of the three branches of government.
And -- used words like dangerous.
Outrageous and totally irresponsible.
Are they wrong.
Well the first Jeff is right it dollars a balance because the courts have become grotesquely dictatorial.
Far too powerful.
And now and I think frankly arrogant and they're misreading the American people.
And nick dot -- I've been working on this project since 2002.
When the ninth Circuit Court said that.
One nation under god is unconstitutional the pledge of allegiance and I said if you -- judges who were so radically anti American that they thought one nation under god was wrong.
They shouldn't be on the court.
Sadness at the University of Georgia law school I testified in front of sitting Supreme Court justices at Georgetown law school and I warned them.
You keep attacking the core base of American exceptional ism and you -- gonna find an uprising against you which will rebalance the judiciary.
We have a balance of three branches we do not have a judicial dictatorship in this country.
And that's what the Federalist papers promised us and I would just like Jefferson.
Jackson Lincoln and FDR I would be prepared to take on the judiciary if in fact it did not restrict itself and what it was doing.
What of the former -- every second.
Attorneys generals who have criticized the plan as I say dangerous ridiculous outrageous totally irresponsible.
Sure glad I -- first saw -- they study Jefferson who makes you know to -- eighteen out of 35 federal judges.
Eighteen out of 35 -- abolish something that was highly criticized.
Not by anybody empower an H you know do.
Jefferson himself disasters -- Supreme Court supreme he said that is absurd that would be an oligarchy.
Lincoln repudiate the judge Scott decision and -- in his first inaugural address 1961 and says no nine people can make -- -- in this country.
That would be the end of our freedom.
So I would suggest you actually as a historian and they understand this better than lawyers and as lawyers those two attorneys general behaving exactly like law schools.
Which of overly -- lawyers to think that they can dictate to the rest of us how -- -- --
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