shiftthink

Who wants those freebies?Earlier this week I declared the Supreme Court’s ruling on Arizona Senate Bill 1070 a victory for life, liberty, freedom, and the libertarian way.  Maybe not in so many words, but that’s how I felt at the time.

Upon further inspection, I’m beginning to feel it was a loss in all three principles.  My initial declaration was based solely on the fact that they upheld the provision in which officers are required to check for legal residency status.  In defense of my naïveté, I was led to believe that this was the ONLY provision in the entire bill by — you guessed it — the media. Liberals were so up in arms about the possibility of “racial profiling” that the media never bothered to explain the remainder of the bill, and I never thought to consider any part of the bill that wasn’t controversial (at the time, I was writing for…

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About geneb527

Retired, but still spending an inordinant amount of time thinking about all things big and small. I am proud to be a strong constitutional conservative. I am also proud to have been married over 56 years to my wonderful wife, Louise. I continue to be amazed that she has put up with me for such a long time, but have been happy that she decided to do so. "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not," warned Thomas Jefferson.
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