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Posted by: Brittany Sims on Jun 6, 2014

In an opinion published today by Knoxnews, a Strawberry Plains resident says that Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey, Sen. Mike Bell and Sen. Randy McNally need to stay out of the judicial system. In their effort to defeat Supreme Court Chief Justice Gary Wade, Justice Cornelia Clark and Justice Sharon Lee in order to create a Republican supermajority, they are attempting to undermine the foundational principal of three coequal branches of government, the author writes. “The executive and judicial branches are supposed to have power that the senators don’t control. That is by design — wise design.” Subscription required.