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It’s Time to Impeach the Judges

Monday, February 13, 2017 17:08
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By Cliff Kincaid  /   AIM.org

She endorsed him, and he paid respects at her funeral, but it appears that President Donald Trump hasn’t read Phyllis Schlafly’s book, The Supremacists: The Tyranny of Judges and How to Stop It. Rather than simply Tweet his disgust with rulings against his immigration executive order, Trump and his advisers should read the book, especially Schlafly’s Chapter 15. It offers a series of measures, including impeachment, to stop tyrannical judges.

Originally published in 2004, the book is available as a free download at Schlafly’s Eagle Forum website.

It’s a mess, a complete mess, is what Trump might say of the rulings against his executive order. But as President, he can do something about it. Yet, he has simply issued a series of Tweets, one of the latest being that “dangerous” foreigners are being allowed into the U.S. because of the judicial rulings. But since when do judges decide the foreign or immigration policies of the United States? Where is that written in law or the Constitution?

Two conservative scholars, Dr. John C. Eastman and Hans von Spakovsky, have clearly explained how the judicial rulings against the order are not based on law or the Constitution. What is lacking is an effort by the administration and Congress to remove or restrict the power of tyrannical judges who present their own liberal personal opinions as expressions of the facts and the law.

In matters like this, the media are careful to outline the bounds of acceptable legal opinion. Hence, it is assumed in much of the coverage and commentary that Trump has no option other than to abide by the judicial rulings. Nothing could be further from the truth, as Schlafly’s book explains.

In his column, Eastman writes, “…the notion that a single federal trial court judge can take it upon himself to determine national security and immigration policy, in the face of explicit determinations made by the president with the full support of law actually adopted by Congress, is so far beyond the judicial role as to pose a serious threat, not just to our national security, but to the rule of law.”

Columnist J.B. Williams argues that Trump’s new head of the Department of Homeland Security, General John F. Kelly, appeared to be taking orders from unelected judges instead of the Commander-in-Chief when he issued a statement promising “compliance” with the court order. This constituted a “mutiny” against the President, Williams argued. Kelly knows “that the order issued by Trump was both legal and necessary to the security of the United States and that the Commander-in-Chief had the full authority to issue that directive,” he wrote.

Trump and his advisers should read Schlafly’s book to understand the damage that has already been done by these tyrannical judges.

A lawyer who wrote more than a dozen books, Schlafly listed many examples of how judges have rewritten the Constitution, noting how they have:

  • censored the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools;
  • removed the Ten Commandments from public schools, buildings, and parks;
  • changed the definition of marriage;
  • banned the acknowledgment of God in public schools, at graduations, and at football games;
  • imposed taxes and spending of taxpayers’ money;
  • rewritten laws of criminal procedures;
  • dismantled laws that protect internal security; and
  • upheld racial preferences and quotas in hiring and college admissions

Schlafly wrote, “The cancer of judicial supremacy will not go away until the American people rise up and repudiate it. It’s time for the American people to notify their elected representatives, federal and state, that it is their mission to restore the Constitution with its proper balance among the three branches of the federal government. We must save self government from the rule of judges. The whole future of America depends on it.”

The future is now. The American people don’t have to wait for Judge Neil Gorsuch or others to be confirmed to the high court for this problem to be rectified. The President and the Congress can, and should, take action right now.

Schlafly’s steps to terminate the rule of judges and restore constitutional self-government include:

  • Reforming Senate rules so liberals are not able to defeat constitutionalist nominees by preventing the Senate from voting them up or down;
  • Curbing the power of the judicial supremacists by legislating exceptions to court jurisdiction;
  • Prohibiting the spending of federal money to enforce obnoxious decisions handed down by judicial supremacists;
  • Congress should impeach federal judges who make outrageous rulings that have no basis in the Constitution; and
  • Congress should prohibit federal courts from relying on foreign laws, administrative rules, or court decisions.

Columnist J.B. Williams wonders if Trump is really up to this task. He asks if the President has the backbone to fight and defeat these anti-American activists in the courts in order to “drain this swamp?” He then asks, “Do his appointees, like General Kelly and Jeff Sessions, really have what it takes to put these illegal activists in their place and return this country to the rule of constitutional law?”

In his statement on her passing, Trump called Phyllis Schlafly “a conservative icon who led millions to action, reshaped the conservative movement, and fearlessly battled globalism and the ‘kingmakers’ on behalf of America’s workers and families.”

One of her best and most relevant books was The Supremacists: The Tyranny of Judges and How to Stop It. Trump’s advisers should purchase or download copies of the book and provide them to members of the Cabinet and members of Congress. The book outlines how the president can go beyond Tweets in curbing the power of tyrannical judges.

If Trump and his Cabinet are serious about draining the swamp, writes J.B. Williams, the left must be stopped from using activist judges to thwart Trump’s attempts to secure the USA and enforce our laws. “Or else,” he writes, “the notion of draining this swamp is a joke!”

Trump is now in a position to confront the “kingmakers” in the courts. But he must do more than Tweet his disapproval of them. In his words, they are so-called judges. But recognizing their authority by filing another set of appeals is not the answer. He must seek their removal from the bench.


Cliff Kincaid

Cliff Kincaid is the Director of the AIM Center for Investigative Journalism and can be contacted at cliff.kincaid@aim.org.View the complete archives from Cliff Kincaid.

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  • ShinerSan56

    The courts and Judges have been around a long time LONNIE B.I.N. After less then 30 days it’s time to impeach Trump.

    • Eggzactly

      Impeach Yourself. :grin:

    • Syrin

      We get it. You hate America, free elections, and probably your mom. You love judicial tyranny, violence, and receptive anal sex. We already knew all these things. Don’t worry, your spot in hell is still reserved.

  • Deputy Dawg

    I see this decision as both criminal and unethical. I believe all the justices should be removed from the bench. First they all with seditious intent conspired to misuse their judicial authority to hinder or impede national security. They did this all the time knowing that the law was actually on the President’s side! He had acted within his presidential authority. Conspiracy is a criminal offense.

    They were obviously motivated by their partisan alliance to the rouge globalist element within the Democratic Party, the Progressive Party and chose to use their positions as justices to their benefit or advancement. This is very, very unethical conduct. Their behavior is inexcusable and is without a doubt grounds for their immediate disbarment. If President Trump beheads these political operative justices holding them accountable for their misbehavior, in the future the Judicial Branch will be far more reserved and way less motivated to do the bidding of the Progressive left.

    ASOTW

  • raburgeson

    Yes, all of them.

  • Anonymous

    Dissolve the entire ninth circuit court. It is trying to write the laws, not enforce the laws that were legally written. Our entire court system is corrupt.

    • TRUTHY1

      Superior Court Judges do not enforce Law, they interpret it only. Those interpretations are nothing more than suggestions to the several states and are not binding in any way. Each state can decide whether to implement the “opinion” in state law or not. The real question is Constitutionality. If opinions violate the Constitution and/or the separation of powers then they are moot opinions ! The recent 9th district actions are a prime example of the deliberate undermining of Our Founding Documents and creeping Tyranny that we have allowed to flourish unabated ! An uneducated populous is the crutch used by the power grabbers to exploit and enslave us all. If 50% of the people in this country were properly educated and really cared about Justice we wouldn’t have this problem. Until then the Corporatocracy and Fascism will continue to flourish under the noses of “Patriots”, “Oathkeepers”, and “Sheriffs” who are derelict in performing their Constitutional duties and upholding their Oaths !

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