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2023-09-13 07:00 by Karl Denninger
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Is There EVEN ONE Governor?
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.... who believe in, and will actually live to and enforce The US Constitution?

Article IV, Section 4:

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.

This is not "migration"; it is an invasion and even the largest and best-endowed, holding all of Wall Street, cannot afford it.

New York City will be cutting overtime pay for its police officers in an effort to pay for the city's ongoing migrant crisis despite police complaints that they are already understaffed.

Mayor Eric Adams' administration has informed the city's police, fire, corrections and sanitation departments that they must submit an overtime pay reduction plan and begin tracking progress each month, City Hall confirmed to Fox News Digital. Police unions say the plan will reduce the number of cops on patrol and make the city more dangerous.

New York cannot afford this.

Its not just New York.  Chicago alone will spend $255 million on this and they don't have it either.

CHICAGO - Chicago’s burgeoning migrant crisis will have cost taxpayers more than a quarter of a billion dollars by Dec. 31, Mayor Brandon Johnson told City Council members Friday.

But this is a complete lie:

Ald. Ray Lopez (15th) later issued a statement saying he’s "cautiously optimistic" about Johnson’s proposal, but that it’s "simply unacceptable that Chicago is forced to shoulder the burden for asylum-seekers" because the federal government won’t "address this crisis decades in the making."

The Federal Government -- both sides of the aisle, and every Administration back to at least Reagan's, has refused to act on this as an invasion which it is.

Reagan essentially granted amnesty in 1986 under the statement and claim that it was a one-time deal and all illegal immigration would be stopped.

Neither his administration or any other has actually stopped it since.

OK, if the Federal Government will not because they both are buying votes from various constituencies then it is the duty of the Governors to do so, and they have their State Guard with which to do so.  Call them up and post them on the border, deputizing as many citizens as you need to and will volunteer (that'll be "lots") in support for observation, communications and, with their own weapons and ammunition, as provided for as the unorganized militia, to buttress said forces of The Guard.

Attempt to enter illegally and you will be denied entry.
Attempt to force your way in anyway and you will get shot.

"Oh, they'll go get an injunction!" many say.  Of course they will.

So what?

Sack up and tell them the options are either deploy the US Military and stop the entries, all of them OR YOU, AS GOVERNOR, WILL DO SO as the Constitution DEMANDS, letters on paper be damned.

May I remind you of Norton .v. Shelby County?

An unconstitutional act is not a law; it confers no rights; it imposes no duties; it affords no protection; it creates no office; it is in legal contemplation as inoperative as though it had never been passed. 

It says an unconstitutional act.  It does not limit this to the legislature.

Any such injunction is invalid as it is clearly a violation of the Constitution which requires the Federal Government to stop all invasive acts.

The Constitution does not say "except if some group of people profit from it"; the requirement is absolute.

While many States and localities could make an entirely-reasonable argument in court about financial matters (e.g. SNAP/EBT, Medicaid and similar) onto which citizens are forced as a direct and indirect result of this invasion and the taking from the state, local and citizens that come from it, along with the additional crime, this is not a court proceeding, it has no requirement for standing and it is not a complaint for equitable relief.

You do not sue to enforce that which has been sued over and ignored for forty years by every Administration on both sides of the aisle when the subject matter is a black-letter Constitutional requirement that is intentionally, willfully and maliciously being ignored.

YOU SACK UP AND TELL THEM IT ENDS RIGHT HERE, RIGHT NOW and you do it under the CLEAR authority of the US Constitution as a State Governor who has both a State Police force and a State Guard -- that is, a State-authorized and armed militia and if fulfillment of that duty by the Federal Government does not come right here and now, on a permanent basis, you will use it along with the unorganized militia consisting of your entire adult population.

That is why the States have a Guard; there are times the Federal Government either can't or won't comply with the requirement to defend the nation against invasion, and should such occur there are other forces who both can and under the Constitution must do so.

Enough with the bullshit Governors.

PS: Don't tell me you can't as we all know that's a lie -- one of your own did at Martha's Vineyard, didn't you?

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Cmoledor 2k posts, incept 2021-04-13
2023-09-13 09:47:09

The only answer I have to the question of why this is being allowed by those in power is simply this: they are an occupying force, they are not our leaders, and certainly not our allies. The next mother fucker who tells me to call my rep and demand action is getting punched in the mouth. Sacking up is our only course of action remaining. I can wish it werent so all day long. But it is so.

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Chode75 30 posts, incept 2021-01-17
2023-09-13 09:47:09


You may want to clarify the differences between a State's National Guard units (funded under title 32) and a State Defense Force (aka the State Guard) that is funded under the state Treasury.

There was a big stink in Florida last year when DeSantis reconstituted the Florida state Guard. At the time the conspiracy nut jobs thought there was something nefarious going on.

In reality DeSantis needed a cheaper option to respond to "natural" disasters and issues, than putting expensive National Guard forces on state active duty (that comes with a bunch of strings he can't control).
Steph4liberty 2k posts, incept 2010-10-22
2023-09-13 09:47:09

Yes! You do it using all means necessary.

1) Physical force like you mentioned.
2) Open employers books to make sure they're not paying laborers under the table, but instead every employee is e-verified on an ongoing basis.
3) Make sure the banks doing business in your state get proof of either US citizenship or current/active lawful status to be in the country and if other than US citizen, then you reaffirm that with physical documentation every 6 months. If found to be holding accounts open for someone who doesn't have the proper documentation, then the accounts are seized by the state and that person is arrested plus the bank itself has that branch shut down.
4) Absolutely no benefits are paid to anyone not here legally

What other steps would you add to the list?

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Ocdawg 494 posts, incept 2019-03-14
2023-09-13 09:47:09

Solution- KISS- Keep it simple stupid

Illegals have broken the law already coming here. So why change? Biden is the poster child for "Free everything in America for illegals." Feds/Congress bought and paid for... sooooooo... nothing's gona change

Who else is gonna enforce/protect/uphold? States.... meh...

If not, IMHO, we're only one step away from citizens doing it themselves... enter "KISS"= The People. The "Wild West" will be in every neighborhood... a tipping point is getting close... VERY close...

The quest for the Three-peat begins...


Wayiwalk 950 posts, incept 2016-11-09
2023-09-13 09:47:09

Sackless, buck passing empty suits and empty dresses.

The Lockdowns Will Continue Until the Morale Improves!

I keep thinking, "it can't get any worse" and then it does!
Neal 385 posts, incept 2014-01-09
2023-09-13 09:47:09

It may be seen as an invasion. But will the courts agree with that interpretation? If they dont then those same courts may deem it an insurrection against the US government. Does anyone wish to join the J6 in the slammer? Or join Trump fighting a whole raft of dubious charges.
Perhaps the only thing that can be done is for an anonymous call to go out that it is open season on border hoppers and for a governor to declare that he will pardon anyone caught shooting vermin.
No different to what happened to 2 kidnappers/murderers in California that were lynched in the 1930s when the radio broadcast the lynching, the governor gave his word about pardons, there were lots of witnesses who saw nothing and even the actor Jackie Coogan helped pull the rope. The days when Californians were men and not woke pussies.
A few dozen shootings, most cops standing aside and for any arrested an instant pardon by a governor. What can Washington do? About all they can do is warn illegals Dont Come as your on your own.
Ascenzm 184 posts, incept 2021-09-12
2023-09-13 09:47:09

It appears to me that based on their actions or lack thereof, the American governors' real bosses are not the people of their states.

The animal kingdom knows how to deal with unwanted migrants.
Mikeyjm2 174 posts, incept 2011-10-20
2023-09-13 09:47:09

Apparently expecting elected officials to uphold their oaths of office is a concept that is just soooo 20th century.
Ndp 167 posts, incept 2021-04-21
2023-09-13 09:47:09

The short answer to your headline question is quite clearly "No!"

However if you're looking for fiery rhetoric and passionate speeches, we can find an entire militia of loquacious warriors ready to do battle at the podium.
Tonythetiger 939 posts, incept 2019-01-27
2023-09-13 09:47:09

Nice sentiment TG, and 1,000% correct. but ... that and $5 will get you a cup of coffee at Starbucks. /sarc

In short, No, there's not even ONE Governor willing to go half way there.

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Patrick58 278 posts, incept 2019-08-08
2023-09-13 09:47:09

KD - After reading your article I had to vomit. Hardly a day goes by that just doesn't get me wildly pissed off. I left the workforce (yeah, I'm on strike), after quitting an employer who did the mandate thing - yeah, I'm done paying into the bullshit system that supports all this fuckery. For my brethren and sisters still working ..... "You're fucking paying for this bullshit with your taxes!"

"A full on strike is still the only non-violent action worth a shit!"

Stuff gets hairy when you hit the flush handle, and nothing happens, ditto when you open up that water valve and nothing comes out (drained that water tower, and now the Fire Dept has no water). Makes one kinda think .... that the next step may involve "Unlicensend Physicians performing unwanted medical procedures on government actors" or what we used to call beheadings.

Taxpayers pay the government actors to "Do a job!", when they refuse to do that job, you stop paying them, and you fire them. The firing part can be literal.

For fucks sake, how much more bullshit are you willing to put up with?

Stoic 443 posts, incept 2021-09-12
2023-09-13 09:47:10

Actually solving problems means said problems can no longer be used as campaign issues hence said problems will not be solved. Government is not in the business of problem solving. It is in the business of expanding government by promising to solve problems that it has no intention of solving. Problems that it itself creates. A doom loop of malevolence masquerading as incompetence.

Joancrawford 781 posts, incept 2013-10-14
2023-09-13 09:47:10

As the great George Carlin once said: "It's a big club, and you ain't in it!"

Governors, even those with an 'R' in front of their names, are cut from the same cloth as their 'D' brothers and sisters. They're no more concerned about the Constitution than they are about the border crisis. Seems more and more folks, even the ones who have lived in this country for generations, all want free stuff.

I see it all the time. There are articles written about how to get more "free shit" from Daddy Big Bucks, aka, Uncle Sam. WORK for a LIVING? That's so 1995! If you want money, fine, okay, the gub-mint will print all you can handle?

What's that? Inflation bug got you down? Well how about some 3-D printed meat? Would you like a side order of crickets with that, along with your soy latte?

Our own pitiful governor, Roy Cooper, issued a passionate plea in July about how our "hard working teachers" all deserve a raise and COLA.

What? You mean the bitches and bastards who held up in their houses for 2 and a half years teaching via "Zoom"? You mean the same degenerate assholes who teach Queer Theory and The Lincoln Project, alongside of BLM? The crew that has summers off?

I respect your opinion, Karl, but as long as the credit spicket is running full stream, I don't see any of these assholes moving. It looks like it will all have to go down in flames before anyone even attempts to pull out the fire hoses (Hawaii, anyone?)

I've done my part and reduced my income to damn near poverty level. I will not contribute to this degenerate government any more than absolutely bare bones minimum.

We have a few wealthy friends , easily millionaires, and really good people who have been with us for years. They are salt of the Earth folks who are very few in number since the COVID19 charade. When we visited them earlier this month I told the wife (who still works at 68 and earns 6 figures) that reducing her income to a much lower level would reduce the amount of taxes she has to pay.

But they enjoy their lifestyle. They are shredding their portfolio of rental properties due to the government deciding when and IF folks need to pay rent.

We have a populace now of couch sitters and channel surfers who have been conditioned that they deserve at least $600 a week along with free rent and EBT cards for merely breathing.

Add to that sending out an invitation to every homo sapien on the planet who wants the same thing and you have a real disaster in the making.

As is often said on this thread "End well this will not."

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.-Dorothy Parker

Boys don't make passes at girls with fat asses.-slightly modified DP
Andrew 238 posts, incept 2014-09-24
2023-09-13 09:47:10

DeSantis and Abbott are pretending to "do something" but "sending their problem to other states" just makes things worse.
It also makes room for more to come.
Michael Yon argues those two are stooges and acting like that on purpose, to appear like they're "tough" and garner votes from the foolish.

A lot of those "migrants" are from so many other places including China.
He's sending info from Panama, where a lot of the folk are crossing.
Joancrawford 781 posts, incept 2013-10-14
2023-09-13 09:47:10

OT-Apologies in advance. The following is a direct cut'n paste from a former coworker's ultra lib, fartbook page:

Finally feeling like myself again!! I was out of it for about 4 days with some chest cold crud! Yall be careful out there, the crud is abound!

Quadruple jabbed, 40 year old Type 1 Diabetic who has had covid multiple times over the past few years, first in line for his next booster.

Did I also mention he was homosexual? And he believes "no human is illegal." Sometimes I think Karl gives the general public far, far too much credit for their intelligence.

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.-Dorothy Parker

Boys don't make passes at girls with fat asses.-slightly modified DP
Fumei 4k posts, incept 2019-01-08
2023-09-13 09:47:10

There is not even one.
Orangecrush 172 posts, incept 2018-09-29
2023-09-13 09:51:04

Well, we definitely don't have a Governor in North Carolina, just a buffoon named Roy Cooper. I am hoping (very likely in vain) that we might get someone with at least one testicle in 2024.
Joancrawford 781 posts, incept 2013-10-14
2023-09-13 10:16:17

@Orangecrush-Well, we definitely don't have a Governor in North Carolina, just a buffoon named Roy Cooper. I am hoping (very likely in vain) that we might get someone with at least one testicle in 2024.

I'd like to amend your statement: I am hoping (very likely in vain) that we might get someone with at least one testicle (NO, NOT in his MOUTH, betwixt his legs!) in 2024.

Sorry for the crude image. Karl has me good and worked up this morning! Is it to early too start drinking?

Time may be a great healer, but it's a lousy beautician.-Dorothy Parker

Boys don't make passes at girls with fat asses.-slightly modified DP

Reason: spelling
Disgusted 565 posts, incept 2021-07-20
2023-09-13 11:03:16

Look on on bright side! With millions of vermin that have poured across, there's bound to be some serious bad actors in the mix. Maybe some of them have been supplied with some really nasty weapons (maybe by Putin), and it's only a matter of a short time before the District of Criminals is hit hard and good number of the traitors are ash. All self inflicted too. Nothing will change unless something huge and dramatic happens, so keep your popcorn ready; it'll be interesting to watch if and when it happens. Maybe we won't need the giant meteor after all.
Orangecrush 172 posts, incept 2018-09-29
2023-09-13 11:03:24


It's always 5 o'clock somewhere! You can't drink all day if you don't start in the morning! smiley

Maybe we should start a countdown calendar until Roy is out of office?
Aquapura 4k posts, incept 2012-04-19
2023-09-13 11:03:29

Didn't the War on Terror say we were fighting terrorists and not a nation-state? Not a lot of blowback over the casualties from that action 20 years ago. Let's just call the invaders terrorists and take care of business. I'm sure once news gets out that anyone crossing the border is at risk of having an encouter with flying lead at 2493fps many will reconsider that move.

I'm sure something bad is in the pipe due to our open border nonsense, and when that happens there will be a reaction. Until that happens though I'm not holding my breath.
Ingar 638 posts, incept 2017-02-14
2023-09-13 11:28:16

Karl, doesn't the preamble to the constitution say "to secure the Blessings of free shit to every third world person who can sneak into our country"?

Although Desantis' and Abbott's sending illegal aliens to sanctuary cities like Nueva Jork and Shitcongo is political theater, it has caused the Marxists in charge of those megahoods to whine about illegals causing them to go broke. Calling the unorganized militia to control the border would effectively stop illegal immigration at the border so that will never happen. As @Stoic mentioned, that would rob the uniparty of prime campaign issues. It might also demonstrate to the public what the judicious application of violence can accomplish and no government wants John Q. Public to start getting ideas.

I believe that since government will refuse to solve any of the country's problems that we will descend into anarchy of the kind that not so long ago happened in Bosnia and Rwanda. Maybe there are some Madame Dufarges among us making lists of the criminals who need to encounter justice.
Jack_crabb 18k posts, incept 2010-06-25
2023-09-13 11:28:46

Is There EVEN ONE Governor?


They are ALL ball-less, lying sacks of shit.

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Happyapricot 162 posts, incept 2019-07-06
2023-09-13 11:40:46

I don't understand why the military wasn't put on the Border decades ago. The politicians have an agenda and that is why they are allowing the invasion.

I don't have the numbers or science to back it up, but I think the invasion and the flow of drugs has been more devastating to American Culture and the middle class than we can imagine.

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