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originally posted by: xuenchen
I wonder if he would be supporting her if she was up for IRS Commissioner?
"There's a trust factor with The Rev from the Oval Office on down," a White House official said of Sharpton, an ordained minister. "He gets it, and he's got credibility in the community that nobody else has got. There's really no one else out there who does what he does." *
Liberals espouse a wide array of views depending on their understanding of these principles, but generally they support ideas such as democratic elections, civil rights, freedom of the press, freedom of religion, free trade, and private property.
Claiming that because someone broke the law to get here they should be treated outside the rights afforded to all men who are created equal is absurd. The law is arbitrary and wholly worthy of ignoring, and we all know it.
originally posted by: ~Lucidity
Are we working hard to turn this into a partisan issue? This is pretty much the same thing.
The centerpiece of Bush's immigration plan is a guest-worker program that would allow participants in the program to eventually become U.S. citizens. Bolick claims this program will "ease pressure on illegal immigration."
And if you believe the federal government is good at matching employers with employees, making sure those employees stay with those employers, and accurately estimating how many guest workers every industry in American will need, then sure, it sounds like a good program.
But, if you are a bit more skeptical of the federal government's ability to manage labor markets, then the program is destined to be a complete disaster. [Source]