Carlyle Fielding Stewart III

Writings on Democracy, Social Justice, and Religion

Tag: checks and balances

  • “A System of Checks and Balances?”

    “A System of Checks and Balances?”

    We keep hearing about a political system of checks and balances. Whose balancing the checks and who’s checking the balances? A politician once said that he wanted to keep getting checks to increase his balances. Another said that he wanted to keep checking his balances to keep up with his checks. Whether some politicians keep getting their checks…