Chertoff 'above the law'?

Chertoff Challenge Denied by Supremes: texasobserver

"Today the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a challenge to Homeland Security czar Michael Chertoff’s all encompassing powers to waive federal laws to build a border fence, effectively ending the case."

"The Defenders of Wildlife and Sierra Club had petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court. Their argument was a simple one: Chertoff, a political appointee who is not directly accountable to American voters, should not have the authority to bypass almost any federal law that he chooses."

"On April 1, Chertoff waived 37 federal laws ranging from the Antiquities Act to the Native American Grave Repatriation Act."

"Apparently, the U.S. Supreme Court didn’t have a problem with Chertoff’s all encompassing powers. It was a sad day for the rule of law."

"Congress gave Chertoff the power to steamroll the legal system through an obscure provision in the Real ID act, the gift that keeps on giving. Not only does it grant Chertoff unprecedented power, his waivers cannot be challenged in court."
re: Gestapo powers

Regardless of the outward issues like property rights and so-called environmental and/or immigration as in this case, the real issue is the trampling of the "rule of law". Apparently there is none any more. Unelected appointee ignores the proper legal channels, U.S. Supreme Court, refusing to hear, looks the other way. Unelected appointee must then be "above the law". Apparently that's how it goes in the 'homeland'.

'It' will keep going too...going...going...gone.

Canamerexico...here we come. see: canamerexico-coming-out-of-closet

also, NorthCom/DHS collaborating: beast never sleeps
Mark 13:33 Take ye heed, watch and pray: for ye know not when the time is.....36 Lest coming suddenly he find you sleeping.

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