This indictment of the US legal system predates the era of Ron Paul's Liberty Movement. It is sweeping, a bit rambling, and many would regard it as a shrill summary, but anyone who is familiar with how things work would be hard pressed to find the hyperbole in the depiction:
"Our country is now taking so steady a course as to show by what road it will pass to destruction, to wit: by consolidation of power first, and then corruption, its necessary consequence."
-- Thomas Jefferson
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