1997-11-25 - Re: Further costs of war

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From: Robert Hettinga <rah@shipwright.com>
To: cypherpunks@Algebra.COM
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UTC Datetime: 1997-11-25 15:57:08 UTC
Raw Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 23:57:08 +0800

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From: Robert Hettinga <rah@shipwright.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 23:57:08 +0800
To: cypherpunks@Algebra.COM
Subject: Re: Further costs of war
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At 2:34 pm -0500 on 11/24/97, Monty wrote:

> Personally, I do not believe in the infallibility of the Supreme
> Court.

This has nothing to do with "infallibility" at all. It has to do with facts
on the ground, Monty. The supreme court has its power because enough people
with guns say it does. (Whoever those people with guns are. :-))

Bob Hettinga

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