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ideaminer Wrote: Feb 12, 2013 6:05 PM
Re: Dr. Sowell's last comment: "I don't know how many Hispanic votes the Republicans think they are going to pick up by going soft on illegal immigration." Personally, I think the GOP would be better off making an effort to explain (in Spanish and any other language necessary) why the "rule of law" is important to a free and civil society, and how it helped create the most propserous nation in world history in just a hundred years. If immigrants understand that respect for law, instead of obedience to a king or dictator, is one of the attributes that has made this the country they want to come to, the GOP might at least gain their respect, if not their votes.

Random thoughts on the passing scene:

I can't get excited by the question of whether Senator Robert Menendez had sex with a prostitute in Central America. It is her word against his -- and when it comes to a prostitute's word against a politician's word, that is too close to call.

If an American citizen went off to join Hitler's army during World War II, would there have been any question that this alone would make it legal to kill him? Why then is there an uproar about killing an American citizen who has joined terrorist organizations that...