You know that Congress and the White House are acting like lapdogs to the powers-that-be. The question is whether the judiciary is really that different.This brilliant liberal blogger has amassed considerable evidence in this article to support his thesis that the US legal system is another tool of the ruling class. Of course, one doesn't use the term "ruling class" in polite company in the US. You see, this term is associated with Marxism and we all know--especially in the US--that Marxism is evil. US thought control program also bans the word "capitalism"; instead we are permitted to use terms like "market economy", "private enterprise", "free markets", etc. Thus liberals use euphemisms which like fig-leaves hide the obscenities of capitalism.
It appears that he regards this phenomenon as recent and confined to institutions of government. He apparently doesn't know, or is unwilling to admit, that the "powers-that-be" have always dominated all institutions--education, mass media, Hollywood films, other mass produced entertainment, etc as well as government.