Supremes live up to their name in affirming the border wall

Article author: 
Monica Showalter
Article publisher: 
American Thinker
Article date: 
2 August 2020
Article category: 
National News
Article Body: 

... The Supreme Court made exactly the right call in telling the Sierra Club to go pound sand in its bid to halt President Trump's border wall. At issue was the re-direction of $2.5 billion in military funds for border wall construction, based on President Trump's declaration of an emergency at the border, which the Sierra Club really had a problem with....

The whole thing was an amazingly frustrating waste of time and money and it's natural to be satisfied that the Sierra Club will have to eat those costs.
But the ruling itself was extremely sound. What better use of defense, repeat, defense, funds than to defend the U.S.? That's what defense funds are for. That's what Trump's decision to halt the chaos at the border was about....
There's no such thing as an unguarded border in the real world. If the U.S. won't guard its border, rest assured the cartels will be happy to take that job....
The voters understand this, even if they don't. Voters elected Trump based on their concerns for this smouldering problem. Trump took action. That's called representative democracy. Already we are beginning to see results as the wall goes up and Border Patrol agents don't have to play constant whack-a-mole with smugglers across thousands of miles of unguarded territory,...