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Offline Machiavelli

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John Fund: Trump Veers Off Message on the Border Wall
« on: January 08, 2019, 01:30:43 PM »
John Fund
National Review
January 6, 2019

He should ditch the “military version of eminent domain” and order the Pentagon to start building...

[M]any legal scholars say there is a way Trump could act legally. Current law allows the Defense Department to use “un-obligated” money to fund construction projects during war or emergencies. “The Department of Defense has funds in its account that are not specifically designated for anything,” Harvard Law School professor Mark Tushnet told NBC News. “My instinct is to say that if he declares a national emergency and uses this pot of unappropriated money for the wall, he’s on very solid legal ground.” ...

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Re: John Fund: Trump Veers Off Message on the Border Wall
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2019, 08:37:35 PM »
1. Declare a "national emergency" at the border. Just do it.
2. Start moving troops and equipment into place.
3. Start border barrier construction.
4. If the democrat-communist screams "impeachment" -- well, let them, and see how far that gets.
5. If the democrat-communists scream "we'll take it to court", immediately request the Supreme Court to hear the arguments.

This ain't gonna get done unless we're willing to step out where steps haven't been taken before, and then fight like the devil to defend our actions.

The democrat-communists are THE ENEMY.
They must be opposed with all means possible.

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