Federal judges who are blocking President´s Trump new executive order restricting migration are making a mistake, using flawed reasoning, and setting back the larger cause of immigration reform. On Wednesday night, Derrick K. Watson, the U.S. District Judge in Hawaii, penned a 43-page jeremiad in the form of a legal ruling that freezes what he and others are calling a ban on Muslims. The next morning, Judge Theodore Chuang, a federal district judge in Maryland, issued a second ruling blocking what he called "the realization of the long-envisioned Muslim ban." These judges are wrong, and they are going to lose on
FTA: " The executive branch has sole authority on refugees, and Judges Watson and Chuang are way out of line."
When a ruling is made that clearly is in direct opposition to the Constitution, we need a process to overturn it quickly especially when national security is at risk. The long drawn out process that will ultimately settle the matter is problematic because it puts Americans at risk while this issue works its way through the courts.
This whole rigamarole is politically motivated driven by the left´s inability to accept the will of the people. Obama´s fingerprints are all over this. He fears that Trump is going to completely overshadow him and expose his rank incompetence. He and ValJar believe they can continue to direct the course they had set for this country from their bunker in DC. I believe President Trump has other ideas. There is a battle going on behind the scenes in Washington DC the likes of which we have never seen before and the forces of good must win this one. Everything is on the line. Pray for the safety and wisdom of President Trump and his entire administration. The hounds of Hades are nipping at their heels.
The thing I don´t get about this whole immigration situation is how all these foreigners keep getting US constitutional rights protection. The president has an absolute right to deny entry into this country if he thinks those people are any kind of threat.I can´t believe people that are saying the ban hurts tourism in certain areas.Every person that gets on an airplane is assumed to be guilty of carrying a bomb on them.4th amendment rights are suspended because of this on real citizens.Yet we can´t stop possible real terrorists from our shores to begin with.Immigrants are breaking this country´s back cost wise all because the left is obsessed with new voting blocs.
This is more than immigration or separation of powers. These judges are doing exactly what the marchers with indecent headgear and the violent rioters in Berkeley were doing. Trying to overthrow the free will of the American people expressed through 306 Electoral votes. No quarter or compromise should be shown to these vermin.
Well there are over 600 federal judges all over the USA. The invented concept that any one of them, or many of them for differing reasons in behalf of aliens, can issue a restraining order against the President when he issues an order based upon national security grounds in accordance with his constitutional and statutory authorities is crazy and is ripe for reform. As an example what if the USA came under sudden attack from a foreign entity, the President then issued an order relating to national security, and a federal judge immediately issued a restraining order against the President until the judge determined if the foreign entity or the President was in the right?
What has happened over the last eight years, the liberal Democrats for political purposes, including bumping up Democrat foreign born voter rolls, now and on into the future, have refused to protect the borders and the immigration laws. The liberal Democrats and their allied special interests have invented so-called Sanctuary Cities to protect illegal aliens, thus politicizing and making immigration a racial issue, along with inventing new "rights" for aliens that are not grounded in the US Constitution or the immigration laws.
The latest ruling by the liberal Democrat activist judge, appointed by Barack Obama, in Hawaii, goes so far as to exclaim that aliens all over the world have a Constitutional "right" to enter the USA and that President Trump has no authority to keep them out on national security grounds especially if they are Muslims as doing so would violate the Constitution. That´s just liberal Democrat political boloney.
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Look, Democrats, speaking sincerely as your friend, understand that everyone who says you need to take a deep look at yourselves is a racist, sexist, homophobe who won’t even ask about your preferred pronoun. Whatever you do, don’t you ever change. Don’t be fooled by how America tossed out over a thousand Democrat legislators since Barack Obama was crowned, or by the way that people chose Donald Trump over that sexy beast you wanted to coronate. They seek to sway you from the progressive path with facts and evidence, but facts and evidence are bourgeois constructs weaponized by patriarchal penis-people of
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