Morning Reads for Tuesday, May 14

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chefdavid
chefdavid

There is no connection between the undocumented article and the internet but we already new this. Here’s an older link on said subject. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6241529/

Benevolus
Benevolus

Link to that Chik-fil-a story:
https://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/chick-fil-a-is-exploring-a-major-change-to-the-menu/948841762

So would the new advertising campaign have those cows encouraging us to “eat more soybeans”?

Grindelwald
Grindelwald

Well there’s one slogan I know they won’t be using:
http://time.com/3631523/eat-more-kale-slogan-chik-fil-a/

chefdavid
chefdavid

A lot of research has shown that there’s no causal connection between immigration and crime in the United States

Of course one has to ignore the crime of being in the United States illegally for this story to be correct. That in itself would increase the crime rate in most neighborhoods.

Benevolus
Benevolus

Well if we are going to count all crime just on principle, the statistics would be absurd. Just exceeding the speed limit alone would make 99% of residents criminals.

Michael
Michael

When discussing immigration – – since we are talking about human lives that possess just as much value as your life or my life – – we really need to consider the distinction between malum prohibitum and malum in se. A human being whose “crime” is merely standing on different dirt than the dirt from their country of birth without some authorization to do so (a crime that my ancestors were certainly guilty of, and much much worse) cannot be viewed the same as someone who commits rape, murder, meth trafficking, etc. We do not live in a black and… Read more »

chefdavid
chefdavid

When you jumped that fence or crossed that border, employed that coyote to get you across, that is more than just standing on the wrong part of dirt.

Michael
Michael

Um. No it’s not. There’s nothing immoral about standing on the other side of a fence in order to find a better life for you and your family. These are human beings who merely want what I’m sure you want – peace, safety, food, and roofs. You aren’t better than these people because you were born on this dirt instead of theirs.

Benevolus
Benevolus

After all, we were on the high moral ground when we took it from them.

I think.
Maybe.

Dave Bearse
Dave Bearse

Many if not most are people that overstayed visas, no fence or coyote involved.

Gregs
Gregs

If you can detect a heartbeat they can’t be aborted from the country