The most bizarre argument that advocates of amnesty are making is that we have “de facto amnesty” now. And since we have de facto amnesty now, we should just have the real thing and get it over with.
The peculiar notion that politicians should know what they are voting before it explodes across the landscape with devastating consequences for everyone is still regarded as unfashionable ere’s one proposal from Senator Rand Paul for what would become the “Read the Bills Act.”
Calvin Freiburger had a great post the other day about Rand Paul’s Civil Rights Act troubles.
Calvin nailed it:
More importantly, the affair crystallizes a key difference between conservatism and libertarianism. Both ostensibly stem from the same presuppositions—individuals have certain inalienable rights and government must be strictly limited so it’s power and scope extend no further than protecting those [...]
I suppose the phrase “the pot calling the kettle black” is somehow racist now, but since I’m called one incessantly just for being a Conservative anyway, I’ll say it regardless. Meghan McCain epitomizes that phrase and she proves it yet again with her latest inane rambling of her alleged thoughts on Rand Paul.
I admit that [...]