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Is immigration about racism or respect?

No human being is illegal
The below video explains correctly that in the early days of America there was no such thing as illegal immigration and that we had open borders. What was controlled was not who came here but who was a citizen. That's why naturalization was originally the purview of the federal government and immigration was up to each state. That changed relatively soon after the nation's founding with legal meas...
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Anger in France as girl, 11, judged to have ‘consented’ to sex with man – The Local

This fellow in France has sex with an 11-year-old girl. He's arrested. The judge decides that he is not guilty of rape. This has plenty of people really upset. The judge is correct. The reason he's correct has to do with the nature of laws. Laws differ all around the world and in the US from state to state even. For example, the age of consent in France is 13 years old. That's the arbitrary num...
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There is no Justice or Freedom Without Rights

Justice and Freedom are Born of Rights
Humans need "religionishness". I’m a fan of religion. Having studied it in great depth I see how it has helped humanity and how it runs as a thread in all we do. I believe that it is something humans cannot escape. We have found evidence of ritual in the graves of the Neanderthals. They buried their dead with flowers and objects. They would only do this if they had some reasoned sensed of an afte...
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