The President stated yesterday that if the governors and mayors who have been derelict and who are weak and continue to allow the mayhem – looting, burning, and killing – in the cities across the U.S., then he will have to step in to protect the people’s rights of those cities. The governors and mayors are forcibly by decree holding back the Police from doing their job by making them “STAND DOWN.”
The governors and mayors should be, personally, held accountable for the costs to these cities and the citizens should be able to sue them. They were elected to follow the Constitution and these cities are not protecting the people and the property.
The Constitution reads:
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, —
That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.
But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.–Such has been the patient sufferance of these Colonies; and such is now the necessity which constrains them to alter their former Systems of Government. The history of the present King of Great Britain is a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute Tyranny over these States. To prove this, let Facts be submitted to a candid world.
These cities need to stand up for their rights and stop allowing the governors and mayors to allow this mayhem. IT IS THEIR JOB.
And, if that doesn’t happen, then the FEDERAL GOVERNMENT needs to step in.
These cities have lost lives and properties long enough!