It doesn’t say “hostile, foreign power” anywhere

Article IV, Section 4 of the U.S. Constitution”The United States shall guarantee to every State in this Union a Republican Form of Government, and shall protect each of them against invasion; and on Application of the Legislature, or of the Executive (when the Legislature cannot be convened) against domestic Violence.”Arizona sued to recoup their costs of imprisoning Mexican criminals. the case was thrown out by Judge Judith Keep in San Diego and the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco on grounds that California and Arizona are not being “invaded” by a hostile, foreign power.

The Constitution does not specify or require that the invasion be by a hostile foreign power. It just says “invasion”.

This should be appealed to the Supreme Court.


About drrik

3rd career and 2nd childhood. Spends spare time repairing old things. Aspires to burn more gasoline, gunpowder, and ink in pursuit of slowing down. Child of the 60s and aspiring student of history. No desire to see us repeat the failed social experiments that keep failing for lack of human beings that meet the left wing standards and have to be killed off. Did engineering long enough to realize that very little is new and the wheel does not need to be reinvented.
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4 Responses to It doesn’t say “hostile, foreign power” anywhere

  1. Mrs. AL says:

    BINGO to the max!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    I am so sick and tired of the abuse and rape of the language. It’s getting really really old!

  2. drrik says:

    I’m good with rape of the language all day long. It’s the rape of the republic that irks me.

  3. pepperhawk says:

    Absolutely correct! I site this particular part of the Constitution a lot when referring to Arizona. The Liar in Chief is not doing his duty, one of the few enumerated powers the executive branch has. And, on top of that he then decides to punish AZ. This is so outrageous I can barely even type.

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