As I often do on Saturdays, I was watching Fox News early as panelists were discussing Sanctuary Cities, those cities that pass ordinances forbidding their Police Forces to enforce federal immigration laws, thereby giving ILLEGAL immigrants a pass in the city.
As the discussion moved to ways to combat these cities that feel federal laws shouldn’t apply to their city, a proposal I have often thought of was made, cut off all federal funding to those cities.
Needless to say, the more liberal panelists disagreed with this approach as one made a statement I have often heard from liberals when discussing any method of combating those matters that harm our country, “we can’t do that. After all, we are a Nation of Laws!”
Unlike Chris Matthews, I did not feel a tingling up my leg, but even after hearing that comment so many times, it struck me, how are we a Nation of Laws when so often liberals encourage our laws to be ignored?
From Gun ownership to ILLEGAL immigration, to harboring AWOL and Deserting Military, Liberals seem to feel those laws either do not or should not apply.
Many west coast cities, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle and several others proclaim they are “sanctuary cities” for ILLEGAL immigrants, with Portland wanting to be declared a sanctuary for Military Deserters.
Are we really a Nation of Laws when many residing within our country in violation of our Immigration Laws openly and brazenly protest and march against our immigration laws, aided by liberal Democrats?
Constantly we are told that we must respect Court rulings handed down by liberal activist judges, yet do we not still hear complaints and grumbling about the Democrats being beat at their own game by the US Supreme Court in 2000 when they ruled that Florida Courts could not violate and change their own laws to benefit the recounts in favor of Democrat, Al Gore?
We are currently fighting a war on two fronts, Afghanistan and Iraq, combating terrorists that have been attacking us for thirty years and to prevent weapons and support from a now deceased rogue leader from possibly getting into the hands of the terrorists. Laws and legalities are satisfied through Congress and the United Nations in prosecuting those wars. Yet, we hear of calls for impeachment and suits filed in court to circumvent those laws and remove a president who is only desiring to protect us all.
Just a few years ago, we had a president who, in his youth, brazenly violated our draft law and who’s administration became embroiled in scandal after scandal. Yet today, he is held up as a heroic figure by the leftist liberal Democrats.
Returning to ILLEGAL immigration, San Francisco’s Sanctuary policy is coming under scrutiny due to murders by ILLEGAL immigrants there.
Since ignoring our laws is excused, it seems that even murders by ILLEGALS of American Citizens have drawn the attention of the Mexican government and the World Courts as they have attempted to intercede and demand Mexican ILLEGALS convicted of brutal rapes and murders within our borders not be executed, as would be Americans who have committed similar crimes.
But, we are a Nation of Laws, right? Or, is it we may have laws provided third world countries and the liberal leftist Democrats agree with them?
If we are truly a Nation of Laws, our Laws must be obeyed. We cannot be a Nation of Laws by picking and choosing laws to follow in the hopes of getting votes, as Democrats are doing.
Sunday, July 27, 2008
Posted by Lew Waters at 10:47 PM