Migrants, Those Without Constitutional Rights, Sue Over Their Constitutional Rights

This is showing a remarkable lack of knowledge about how the world works – the migrants in that caravan wending its way through Mexico are suing the Trump Administration over their constitutional rights. The thing being that if you’re outside the US and aren’t a US citizen then you actually have remarkably few constitutional rights. That being the way with constitutions, they apply to the place and people of the sovereign land, not the world.

Of course, it’s more accurate to state that a few likely looking public agitators – hell why not be rude and call them what they are, lawyers – are floating a Hail Mary legal dodgem just in advance of the elections.…

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Gender Ideology – If People Vote For It Well, That’s Democracy

Democracy is not the system in which everything you like gets done and nothing you don’t does. Rather, it’s the system in which the people have their say over what does get done. This rather vital distinction gets missed all to often. So it is with this diatribe against gender ideology.

What was even more remarkable than his sudden electoral surge was that Alvarado had managed to make the election in Central America’s most stable democracy hinge on an abstract – some would say specious – concept: “gender ideology”.

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