Only One President Has Ever Ignored A SCOTUS Order

Allow me to remind the American people of the only US President who violated a SCOTUS order, and the despicable outcome of his actions. It was 1830, and Andrew Jackson, one of the founding pillars* of the Democratic Party, had signed the "Indian Removal Act of 1830."  The Democrats were pretty rattled that the heathens had prospered, especially the "Five Civilized Tribes."  The Trail Of Tears it was dubbed, for after the Supreme Court had ordered Jackson to stand down, the Army marched in and literally stole everything the "Five Civilized Tribes" had built (These tribes were the Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Muscogee-Creek, and Seminole).  Between 1831 and 1839, the Army had forced nearly 50,000 Indians to march west, many dying along the way.  But in 1831, SCOTUS ruled on behalf of the Cherokee Nation,  in Cherokee Nation v. Georgia.  Mr. Jackson became the only President to ignore a SCOTUS order, and the deaths of thousands of Cherokees followed. ...(Read Full Post)