The Tree of Liberty
For those who oppose or are outraged by President Trump’s decision to end DACA, or Deferred Action for Child Arrivals, I have one question: when does a lie built upon another lie suddenly become an unjust truth?
As an Executive Order issued by Barack Obama right before the 2012 election, DACA was never legally binding let alone whimsically constitutional. While any President can issue Executive Orders that expound on existing law or direct
certain federal agencies to act in a prescribed manner, our Chief Executive cannot use this inherent power as an attempt to bypass Congress,
The failure of Congressional Democrats to both ram and coyly sneak Amnesty by their Republican constituents on multiple occasions merely emboldened an already rogue President to further abuse his powers.
Considering the Obama administration was later ordered by a federal Judge in 2015 to cease and desist distributing millions of Green Cards through the Department of Homeland Security as part of his Executive Amnesty plan - an oxymoron also known as Deferred Actions for Parents of Americans (DAPA) - it’s evident DACA was the first stone in a series of calculated distractions designed to specifically circumvent jurisprudence.
When your goal requires using grown children as media props to deflect criticism in order to achieve De facto Amnesty for entire families – i.e., to protect countless illegals from deportation until Congress officially issues a reprieve or sanctuary states like California fraudulently grant them the right to vote – the Constitution, the welfare of actual citizens, is obviously of little concern in the Kangaroo Court of public opinion.
Illegal immigration is not simply a harmless matter of trespassing that is needlessly blown out of proportion by white, patriotic xenophobes. In today’s climate of global terrorism and rising anti-American sentiment, illegal immigration represents a tangible threat to our national security, the functionality/survival of our schools and hospitals, and an undue burden on taxpayers; those men and women, in addition to competing with an influx of foreign labor for American jobs, must now account for the over $100 billion spent annually to care for impoverished immigrants or to incarcerate those criminal perpetrators among their ranks.
Sounds reasonable or remotely equitable…regardless of one’s nationality, creed or color? Or, if you like, just ask the survivors of Hurricane Harvey who now must reclaim their lives amidst the aftermath of $150 billion in devastation.
Whereas some believe the term “anchor baby” is a derogatory term used to wrongfully describe mere extenuating circumstances, I believe the acronym DACA is even more offensive once you realize a former President, ever fearful of losing his re-election bid amidst sagging approval numbers, concocted a completely illegitimate program that was actually designed to save immediate or extended families of illegal children from deportation by pulling on the heart strings of America.
The fact DACA has existed this long without being struck down by the courts, dismissed by states or defunded by Congress is an absurd failing of our government’s clearly enumerated checks and balances. Since when did false appearances and corrupt intentions warrant concessions to the very pandering bureaucrats responsible for this enduring mess?
action and “do their job” is both prudent and compassionate.
Any subject matter as vast as immigration reform should always include the input and approval of all necessary parties and government branches. Not only have conniving politicians muddled a simple procedural issue of due diligence for decades, but in what other country can my "American or white privilege” receive immunity for illegally entering a sovereign nation; not withstanding committing robbery, assault, rape, tax or welfare fraud while claiming to be the victim of racism? And yes, excuse my common sense, but why aren't Asian, European or Russian immigrants also marching under the hollow cries of injustice? As a firm believer in Karma, or more profoundly respect, accountability and honesty are the antidote for 99% of our ills both as a country and a species.
Despite the devious ploys of Democratic "Dreamers" and anti-American agitators, sympathy should never be a fabricated crisis molded into political capital but rather a sincere reaction born from true concern or mistreatment.
For those DACA participants seeking to remain in America past the program’s termination despite lingering claims of "victimization", I have no problem granting such a request as long as these individuals are fully vetted, abide by all terms of their “guest” worker/student status, are barred from receiving federal or state assistance during their stay and permanently denied voting privileges unless they leave the country, apply for re-entry and are granted citizenship under the new RAISED standards of naturalization.
If DACA was truly about allowing “Dreamers” a chance to appreciate the countless blessings America affords to all - and not some bankrupt, partisan scheme to subvert our laws, discredit our founding values and forever tip America's electoral balance - than hard work, earned trust and ample opportunity should more than suffice for those seeking to escape the depravity of their native countries to dine from the preserved tree of liberty.
The Daily Caller --- Here Are Four Ways In Which DACA Is Illegal
Fox News (with Sessions video) ---
Trump administration ends DACA, with 6-month delay
Fox News (with Sessions clip) ---
Gregg Jarrett: Trump, in DACA decision, restores constitutional sanity to immigration laws
Breitbart - 14 Things the MSM Won’t Tell You About DACA