...we have endured at least 22 years of federal imperialism, encompassing both Republican and Democrat Presidential administrations. But it has also been Republican and Democrat congresses (along with a compliant federal judiciary) that have assisted and facilitated this out-of-control federal imperialism. In other words, folks: the entire federal system is now illegitimate and broken!
|By Chuck Baldwin|
August 3, 2010
"Babeu told CNSNews.com that rather than help law enforcement in Arizona stop the hundreds of thousands of people who come into the United States illegally, the federal government is targeting the state and its law enforcement personnel.
"'What's very troubling is the fact that at a time when we in law enforcement and our state need help from the federal government, instead of sending help they put up billboard-size signs warning our citizens to stay out of the desert in my county because of dangerous drug and human smuggling and weapons and bandits and all these other things and then, behind that, they drag us into court with the ACLU.' Babeu said."
The Arizona Sheriff was then quoted as saying: "Our own government has become our enemy and is taking us to court at a time when we need help."
Sheriff Babeu is not the only one who believes that our own federal government has become our enemy. Writing for Investor's Business Daily, attorney Ernest Christian and economist Gary Robbins co-authored a July 30, 2010, column entitled "Will Washington's Failures Lead To Second American Revolution?"
Christian and Robbins write, "People are asking, 'Is the [federal] government doing us more harm than good? Should we change what it does and the way it does it?'
"Pruning the power of government begins with the imperial presidency.
"Too many overreaching laws give the president too much discretion to make too many open-ended rules controlling too many aspects of our lives. There's no end to the harm an out-of-control president can do."
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