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Old 06-12-2019, 07:30 AM
Folacin is offline
Join Date: Oct 2008
Location: North of the River
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Originally Posted by Skypist View Post
WTF even? Why aren't these "We Build the Wall" people arrested or sued? Why is it considered okay to build on government land? Maybe not "okay," but the USIBWC doesn't seem opposed to the idea of still considering a belated permit application from WBTW. I can't imagine I could get away with doing something like that without at least running into some serious legal headaches. I really don't understand.
Prosecutorial discretion, in case you really don't understand. No US Attorney with delusions of a career is going to take up a case where the highest reaches of the government are in support of the goals of the law-breaker.

I can't immediately think of a progressive side equivalent, but I'm sure they exist.

Actually, the whole DACA thing comes to mind (which I support, BTW)