In the past two weeks, the two corporate-owned parties never stopped their political games with regards to the current nominee for the vacant seat in the Supreme Court.
The Supreme Court, unfortunately, is just another extension of the bipartisan politics that dominated our country for more than half a century.
The Supreme Court has for long overstepped its intended authority. It has become a tool of centralized authoritarianism, yielding no meaningful independence for state courts and preventing communities from self-determination. We are witnessing what Jefferson warned us from a hundred and ninety years ago, he wrote: “The great object of my fear is the federal judiciary. That body, like gravity, ever acting with noiseless foot and unalarming advance, gaining ground step by step and holding what it gains, is engulfing insidiously the [state] governments into the jaws of that [federal government] which feeds them.”
In my view, Congress should not vote on the Supreme Court nominees. Rather, delegates from each state, empowered by the people, shall choose the new justice.
When I am elected, I will work tirelessly to limit the federal Supreme Court authority to the more general issues that cannot be solved on the local level.