In a fortunate decision — fortunate for all of us — the U.S. Supreme Court has taken a ton of power away from unelected bureaucrats and deep state actors who think their position on one government agency or another allows them to control our lives by fiat. And, in a bonus, the court also gave a favorable ruling to Donald Trump and the falsely accused “insurrectionists” from January 6, 2021.

Firstly, on Friday, the Supreme Court invalidated the Chevron doctrine, which was a judicial policy of giving federal agencies deference in making up rules as they go along and wielding unheard of power over our lives by fiat and without any act from Congress.

The Chevron doctrine allowed courts to defer to federal agencies (such as the EPA, the IRS, the National Labor Relations Board, and every other useless and intrusive agency) who claim to have purview over whatever it is they want to prevent us from doing in any case where a federal statute or rule is deemed unclear or ambiguous. Essentially the doctrine allowed every alphabet agency to make up their own rules if someone questioned their current practice and the courts had been just letting them do it. This gave the government supreme power to just make things up on the sport when faced with a challenge.

But now that power has been curtailed. The doctrine has been ended and the government no longer has the power to just invent new rules and laws just because they say so.

The name comes from a case against oil giant Chevron which challenged the EPA over its sudden rules change that it claimed gave it the power to change the Clean Air Act to suit its desires to punish the company.

The court did not overturn all past decisions made on the doctrine, but only ends its use from this point on, so as not to cause havoc in current business and legal practice.

In another decision, the court ruled against the federal government use of the “Enron” statute which was used to prosecute hundreds of non-violent Americans they accused of “insurrection” on January 6, 2021.

Per Breitbart News:

1512(c)(2) was passed after the Enron scandal, when it was discovered that federal law had a loophole: it was illegal to instruct others to destroy evidence, but not illegal to destroy evidence oneself. Consequently, Congress passed a law prohibiting tampering with witnesses or evidence that is to be used in an “official proceeding.” The Department of Justice used that law to prosecute participants in the Capitol riot based on the idea that they had “obstructed” an official proceeding — i.e. the certification of the Electoral College vote in the 2020 presidential election. But critics said that 1512(c)(2) had never been intended to apply to protests or other First Amendment-connected activities.

In a 6-3 decision, with the majority opinion written by Chief Justice John Roberts, the Court overruled the (heavily anti-Trump) D.C. Circuit and said that 1512(c)(2) could not be used as broadly as the Department of Justice had done.

“To prove a violation of Section 1512(c)(2), the Government must establish that the defendant impaired the availability or integrity for use in an official proceeding of records, documents, objects, or as we earlier explained, other things used in the proceeding, or attempted to do so,” Roberts wrote. The term “otherwise” — as in “otherwise obstructs, influences, or impedes any official proceeding” — could not be used so broadly as to include trespassing.

In order to continue a prosecution under the Enron law, the prosecution would have to show that the defendants not only invaded the Capitol, but that they also impeded the delivery of documents or objects needed for the proceeding.

This decision could be a great boon to Donald Trump because the out-of-control DOJ and Special Counsel Jack Smith has attempted to use this process to accuse Trump of complicity on the Jan. 6 Capitol riot. This could mean that anything Smith is charging Trump with using the policy will be invalidated.

These are two very good rulings.

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