“The jurisdiction of the nation within its own territory is necessarily exclusive and absolute. It is susceptible of no limitation not imposed by itself. Any restriction upon it deriving validity from an external source would imply a diminution of its sovereignty to the extent of the restriction and an investment of that sovereignty to the same extent in that power which could impose such restriction. All exceptions, therefore, to the full and complete power of a nation within its own territories must be traced up to the consent of the nation itself. They can flow from no other legitimate source.”
~ Chief Justice John Marshall 1812 
Welcome to Absurdistan where Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces the prospect of jail time for enforcing federal immigration laws. Roy Moore, Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, is suspended indefinitely for not redefining marriage in his state. Meanwhile, illegal aliens are out in full force campaigning in a presidential election and blocking traffic on one of the nation’s busiest bridges. And nobody bats an eyelash.
Earlier this week, the Washington Post reported that CASA In Action has mobilized groups of illegal aliens to organize ground game for the Clinton campaign in states like Virginia and Pennsylvania. What is particularly disturbing about this effort is that it is utilizing those who received Obama’s illegal executive amnesty. Which means that “crime pays” so to speak — Democrats are benefiting from the illegal violation of American sovereignty.
Let this observation sink in slowly: American sheriffs and state supreme court justices are being punished for upholding legitimate laws and sovereignty of the people, yet CASA can harbor illegal aliens and use them for get-out-the-vote efforts. Hence, people can break into this country and then organize publicly in order to sway an election and bestow themselves with citizenship rights against the consent of the people. We now have no control over our own destiny.
Fast-forward to Wednesday, when a group of illegal aliens chained themselves together across the George Washington Bridge, blocking traffic in New York at the peak of rush hour and delaying commuters for as much as 90 minutes. What are the odds a single protester will be deported?
No words can describe the depravity of our stolen sovereignty; no analogies can fully capture the moral and intellectual dyslexia playing out without understating the problem. One of the reasons why so many immigrants have flocked to our country over the years is because they respect the stability of democracy, the rule of law, and private property rights. Many of them have emigrated from countries that have no civil society or stable system of governance — countries where mob rule reigns supreme. Now, this generation of illegal aliens is bringing with them the mindset of the governments from which they have fled.
What we are witnessing today with the refusal of the federal government to enforce national sovereignty is the greatest mass trespassing of private property rights. Public property is paid for by the citizenry of the nation-state, and, for those here without the consent of the people, to takeover that property is the ultimate violation of property rights. And between illegal aliens campaigning to sway an election and some non-citizens registering to vote (and courts preventing states from weeding out non-citizen voting), they are stealing the most sacred right of a citizen — the franchise.
Let’s be clear: if Hillary wins this election, the outrage over stolen sovereignty will not abate. She would not have won based on this issue or any other policy initiative. She would have won by making this election a referendum on the personal character of her former donor. No election entitles a president to steal the sovereignty of her people. The citizenry will not tolerate this for much longer.
 The Exchange v. McFaddon, 11 U.S. 136 (1812).
Daniel Horowitz is a senior editor of Conservative Review. Follow him on Twitter @RMConservative.