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Leftists treat free speech as a streetcar. When you arrive at your stop, you get off. Conservatives treat immigration the same way.
Many of the terrorists are able to plan the attacks full time because they don't have jobs. Many of the attacks could not work in an area where even a small percentage of the population is armed. In other words, if we free the guns and cut the dole, we won't have to close the borders.
Toggle Commented Aug 7, 2016 on Muslim Terrorism at Keith Burgess-Jackson
How about protecting American consumers from above-market prices? How about protecting American exporters?
Toggle Commented Aug 4, 2016 on Politics at Keith Burgess-Jackson
If Trump appoints judges who crack down on people Not Like Us, that means Earl Warren.
Toggle Commented Jul 28, 2016 on Politics at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Cruz spent much of his career being called a bigot or a crackpot. Did you think a boo or two would faze him?
Toggle Commented Jul 21, 2016 on Politics, Part 3 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
The problem appears to be worse in Trump states than in Cruz states.
Toggle Commented Jul 3, 2016 on Academentia at Keith Burgess-Jackson
In the real world...
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2016 on Free Trade at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Isn't George Will an opponent of abortion on demand?
The motto of the Left in this matter: We had to destroy the fetus to save it.
Toggle Commented Jun 23, 2016 on From Today's New York Times at Keith Burgess-Jackson
A conservative is someone who maintains traditions. In the US, libertarianism is the tradition.
Toggle Commented Jun 5, 2016 on Politics, Part 3 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
OTOH, if you're supporting the most pro-individualism viable candidate, it's less certain.
Toggle Commented May 22, 2016 on Moral Preening at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Does the list include an Earl Warren? Earl Warren was also noted for sending Japanese-Americans to concentration camps. A willingness to crack down on foreigners is not enough.
Toggle Commented May 20, 2016 on Law at Keith Burgess-Jackson
In 2008, if the Republicans had used approval voting, they would not have picked McCain.
Toggle Commented May 15, 2016 on From Today's New York Times at Keith Burgess-Jackson
I think of the collectivists who have taken over parts of conservatism as selling out free trade.
Toggle Commented May 13, 2016 on Politics, Part 2 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
"Watch the pincer movement. If you're sick of one version, we push you into the other. We get you coming and going. We've closed the doors. We've fixed the coin. Heads---collectivism, and tails---collectivism."---Ayn Rand
Toggle Commented May 6, 2016 on Politics, Part 4 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Does this mean there was a major depression after NAFTA?
Toggle Commented May 6, 2016 on Politics, Part 4 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
Shouldn't a philosophy professor be an idea conservative?
Toggle Commented Apr 28, 2016 on Politics, Part 2 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
If Cruz is nominated, I'll have to vote for him out of nerd solidarity.
I have no plans of getting right with anybody who insists I get right with him.
Toggle Commented Apr 17, 2016 on Politics, Part 2 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
I'm on the same side as OWS with respect to bailouts.
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2016 on Politics at Keith Burgess-Jackson
On the other hand, we're gaining manufacturing jobs and China is losing them...
Toggle Commented Apr 10, 2016 on Free Trade at Keith Burgess-Jackson
My mathematical genealogy includes David Hilbert and Carl Friedrich Gauß.
Toggle Commented Apr 3, 2016 on Academia at Keith Burgess-Jackson
The case against abortion is the same as the case for immigration: that basic human rights exist independently of membership in "society."
Cf. https://twitter.com/ChateauEmissary/status/713402122075770880
Toggle Commented Mar 27, 2016 on Politics, Part 2 at Keith Burgess-Jackson
I oppose Trump because I've been explaining to leftists for the past 22 years that conservatives aren't like that and I don't want to have to apologize to them.
Toggle Commented Mar 10, 2016 on Politics, Part 4 at Keith Burgess-Jackson