This DACA thing has more lives than the legendary cat, or more lives than Dracula, who always rises from his grave despite his apparent demise in each movie.
I see that a Judge named Garaufis has overruled the President of the United States.
‘A federal judge on Friday ordered the Trump administration to fully restore an Obama-era initiative that protects undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children from deportation, requiring officials to open the program to new applicants for the first time since 2017.
Judge Nicholas Garaufis of the U.S. District Court in Brooklyn instructed the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to post a public notice by Monday that states the department will accept and adjudicate Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) petitions from immigrants who qualify for the program but are not currently enrolled in it.”
According to the story, as many as one million applicants could soon sign up for this DACA program.
How is it that every judge in this country, seemingly, can just dictate to the President of the United States, as if he were nobody? It appears to be the case. This particular judge, like so many others who’ve thwarted the President and issued “orders” to him, was appointed by a Democrat, Bill Clinton, to be precise.
The Founders, for the most part, planned for the judicial branch of government to be the branch with the least power, while the legislative branch would be the most powerful — supposedly because they were closest to ”the people” — which of course is no longer the case, if ever it was. And since judicial activism is so rife now, the judiciary has grown too powerful. It’s especially galling to see these judges trample over the President time and time again, without anyone reining them in.
FWIW, the Judge in this case is an ‘ethnic’ judge, and is it not plausible that those of different ethnicities have the “immigrant” mindset; they identify with immigrants and “Others”, seeing them as oppressed and perpetual victims — as in this DACA controversy. The left insists on promulgating this idea of immigrants being persecuted and wronged by Legacy Americans. I honestly think it is not really possible for people of recent immigrant ancestry (a few generations) to see things from the view of the core people of this country, who are seeing our country disappear. Those who identify with the immigrant experience effectively form a ‘bloc’ with the actual immigrants who increasingly populate our country.
Apart from the DACA case we are also seeing judges defying common sense if not the law itself in cases like this:
John Marshall, a Chief Justice in the early part of the 19th century, during the Virginia Constitutional Convention, said
” I have always thought, from my earliest youth till now, that the greatest scourge an angry Heaven ever inflicted upon an ungrateful and sinning people was an ignorant, a corrupt, or a dependent judiciary.”