The United States has three branches of government, namely the executive branch, the legislative branch and the judicial branch. The theory is that each branch of government has it's own separate powers and acts as a check on the others, thereby insuring that no particular group may gain overall control. No one foresaw the three branches might act in concert to indiscriminately discard American values and freedoms in wholesale lots.
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