Skip to comments.Head of DHS Gets Smacked Down By Judge After Saying They Choose Which Laws To Enforce
Posted on 04/29/2013 12:59:21 PM PDT by virgil283
"Under the Constitutions separation of powers, the Executive is charged with enforcing the laws that Congress enacts. In Obamas America, the executive office has aggregated to itself a previously unknown power: the power to pick and choose which laws to enforce and which laws to ignore. ......That arrogance has trickled down to Janet Napolitano, Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, who is actually in charge of immigration matters. Last year, agents from the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) sought an injunction against Napolitano challenging her directive that the agents must stop any efforts to deport illegal immigrants. The agents claim that neither Napolitano nor Obama can set the law, by selective enforcement decisions. Instead, said the agents, they must enforce the law as written...."
(Excerpt) Read more at mrconservative.com ...
On April 23, the day before Napolitano testified in before the Senate, U.S. District Judge Reed OConnor held explicitly that the executive has no discretion when it comes to enforcing United States law: The court finds that DHS does not have discretion to refuse to initiate removal proceedings.
The ICE case isnt over yet because the court, having stated the law, still needs to determine where the facts fit in on that continuum. The one thing thats plain, though, is that Napolitano declaration of power before the Senate is unconstitutional executive overreach."
The saving grace here is that all of the officials appointed by Obama appear incompetent. There’s not one Rommel or Eisenhower, Netanyahu or Churchill. For that we can thank God.
Now, having said that, Hitler, Chamberlain and Carter have done plenty of damage.
In law, treason is the crime that covers some of the more extreme acts against one’s sovereign or nation.
I think avoiding immigration laws through policy change is expressly forbidden by the 1986 immigration law.
What the hell do you do with an administration that says they can order people not to enforce the laws of the United States?
What you will always notice in all of these cases it the absence of any congressional action to enforce the law. Because congress is in on it.
How apoplectic would Dems and the “media” be if a Repub Prez announced he was going to ignore a favored liberal law (say Planned Parenthood funding)?
The current communist regime in Sodom on the Potomac has never met a law that they could not or would not break. If it is a law, their program is to break it or ignore it. Who is going to stop them? Congress won’t. Americans have no power to stop them. The Americans that would try are few. So, the law breakers continue to break laws and get away with it. Protected by the butt kissers in the MSM.
There is no oversight.
There are a few Rep’s that call this crap into question, however, most seem more interested in self preservation.
Their inquiries are either ignored or marginalized by the shallow pools of popular narrators.
“What difference does it make?”
Give the people what they want.
They want to be placated with a bizarre form of righteousness in 140 characters or less.
“What difference does it make ?”.... Her Thighness Hillary Clinton
“If you didn’t know,”LOCKDOWN” is a prison term.”
“If you didn’t know...” aiming a weapon at anyone would be considered “brandishing” at the very least, or assault with a deadly weapon justifying self-defense on the part of the individual threatened. Since a self-defense response did not immediately take place the filing of criminal charges by the party aggrieved must be pending or the ill-informed failed to know their rights were violated. In many states the prosecutor may act on behalf of the state in pressing charges and treat the victim/witness as a hostile witness to obtain testimony. This is also an assault under color of authority which is a federal offense as well as likely a state law violation when the federal law enforcers fail to prosecute. When will the officer in the photo be identified and charged for the crime? I won’t hold my breath but clearly an assault occurred without a threat to justify it. The evidence is before our eyes. (I’ve seen the entire photograph and the girl in the window offered no threat.)
What do you do? I dunno. I know what is being done ——Nothing.
The Congress is totally useless and Boehner is hiding in his bottle of jack.
Strike the remark in parenthesis.
Treason abounds, and NO ONE makes the Case.....
that sounds about right. i’d agree with the judge. not enforcing a law is akin to the law not existing.
which makes to look at article 2 section 1...
Eric Holder deja Vu. Elian Gonzalez was not being threatened with a Federal Officer pointing a weapon at his face. The scrunts continue to pick and chose which laws they like. The Republicans continue to kiss their rears.
If we had an opposition party - the GOP is not it, they would refuse to fund such lawlessness, demand that heads roll, but we don't.
This country is on a slow but inevitable slide into tyranny in a very bipartisan way.
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