As of this writing, we have a new president who holds a veto-proof congressional majority. Much of what has been discussed above may come to pass. Hopefully the remedies are there when we need them.
The problem is that he may appoint up to four new justices during his term; and it can only be assumed that they will all think just like him.
Gun Control: The premise that a woman found in an alley, raped and strangled with her own pantyhose, is morally superior to allowing that same woman to defend her life with a firearm.
"Science is built up with facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house." - Jules Henri Poincare
"Three thousand people died on Sept. 11 because eight pilots were killed"
-- former Northwest Airlines pilot Stephen Luckey