Americans must first extricate themselves from the claws of statism before they can begin to credibly address peripheral issues such as immigration.
What happens when the immigrant does that, goes to the U.S. embassy and says, I’d like to work in America legally?
Dr. Yaron Brook, president of the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights, calls for an open immigration policy, saying that the government’s only function should be to protect individual rights.
It is fine to discuss a philosophy of freedom. But discussing it also requires a good, hard look at the political realities that negate any chance of freedom in the near future.
As I quickly walked away, I did not want to look back at its towers, battered and bearing the scars of its evil attackers. I do not want to remember the WTC burning or falling, for that was not its essence.
Fifty years of increasing American appeasement in the Mideast have led to fifty years of increasing contempt in the Muslim world for the U.S. The climax was September 11, 2001.
The attackers hate the West because the West brings prosperity.
The urge to “do something” is understandable. But Government can’t get domestic policy right. Don’t assume it gets foreign policy right.
The greater the congressional power to give handouts and grant favors and make special privileges the greater the value of being able to influence congressional decision-making
Most immigrants recognize that America is the land of opportunity. If we let enough in, perhaps their number will offset the growing number of the native born who simper that America is the land of entitlement.
Cheap politicians turn out to be very expensive politicians, in the way they waste money, even if they are not stealing it.
If you assume that Barack Obama is trying to protect the safety and interests of the United States and its allies, then clearly he has been a monumental failure.