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yes_its_him4528 karma

What do you really look like?

yes_its_him1228 karma

How are high school reunions?

yes_its_him460 karma

How often did you vote against a bill you supported the text of, but wanted to see fail so that political opponents would not succeed?

yes_its_him255 karma

Most "Western" countries (i.e. in Europe, and outside the Western Hemisphere, paradoxically enough) don't have jus soli birthright citizenship.

Why is it a given that the US must have this? Even the 14th amendment isn't categorical in this aspect.

yes_its_him229 karma

This term has been used so much I'm not sure what it means anymore. If you mean "allowing anyone into the U.S." who wants to come, definitely not.

How do you reconcile that with not wanting to enforce laws against those that choose do to so anyway? It's not a consistent philosophy or rule of law; it's just anecdotal sympathy for those who already committed the violation.