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Waelti: Checks and balances are effective when used
John Waelti
Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Students are taught early on how American founding fathers recognized this truth and attempted to check it through a system of government with three co-equal branches, each branch equipped with powers to check the power of the others. The desire to preserve power was believed to prevent one branch of government from granting excessive power to another.

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