Following 9/11, several acts were passed discreetly. One of them was the REAL ID Act of 2005. This law gives the federal government broad power to waive other laws that stand in the way of national security. Under this act, the Trump administration has waived dozens of laws —
Customs and Border Protection have confirmed that “controlled blasting” inside Arizona’s Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument began this week. The destruction to the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve site began without consultation from the Native American nation whose ancestral land it affects, according to the congressman whose district includes the reservation.