The Role Of Government Corruption In The United States Government

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I agree with you, in its simplest form the UET is a reasonable theory. In its dangerous form, the Bush administration used it as a means to justify rather unconstitutional actions. You mentioned that this theory is the path to government corruption. I believe executive acts like the Patriot Act and the Travel Ban have already led America down that slippery slope. These acts of overreaching power by the President cause Americans to lose trust in the government. Expanding Presidential power should not come at the cost of civil liberties and justice. At no time should the President be above the law. The Constitution should not be interpreted to fit the agenda of a power hungry position. In times of crisis, I can see how unilateral executive power

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