A warning from Canada over who loses with 'equality'
A native Canadian who has witnessed his country’s leftward turn over time is warning about First Amendment freedoms in the United States if the Equality Act ever becomes a federal law.
The burgeoning conflict within the EU should provide the United States with an object lesson: When you maximize the power of the federal government at the expense of the states, you maximize the possibility of polarization.
It's an odd spectacle these days. Those on the political left are declaring that the Constitution enshrines a right to abortion ... yet they argue it does not include a right to bear arms, a right to freedom of political speech, a right to retain property free of government seizure, or a right to practice religion.
We should have an expedient system for determining the validity of asylum claims; we should give families the option of staying together in detention pending such determination. But Democrats in Congress refuse to act.
Here's the truth: Radical Islam is dangerous. To conflate that obvious truth with the desire to murder innocents in Christchurch is intellectual dishonesty of the highest sort.
Contrary to the odd arguments we're hearing from socialists like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the foundation of America's social fabric isn't built on expensive government programs. In fact, it's based on things like religious charities … and the free markets under capitalism, a system she says is "irredeemable."
It's a simple fact of politics that when people screw up, their political opponents react with alacrity. The problem is that whenever Democrats screw up, the media decides it's not a story. But when Republicans pounce on it? Now that's a story.
Democrats want to push radical leftist policies – like those being promoted by Kamala Harris – but they don't want the blowback such policies entail. They want to pretend that radical leftism is popular even as they implicitly acknowledge the fact that it's not all that popular.
When checks and balances fail, damage is usually the result. That's why when it came to our system of government, the founders were so focused on creating gridlock.
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