Posts Tagged ‘human rights’

Tiananmen to Tahrir to … Capitol Square?

If the right of public employees to unionize is recognized as a human right, whatever is or is not in the constitution, then it cannot legitimately be one of the things Gov. Walker was elected to obliterate. Hence, to the extent he tries to do so, he will in fact be seen as illegitimate, no matter how legitimately elected. This is the point the Capitol Square crowds are trying to make with their quotation from the Middle East uprisings.

First Principles on Immigration

The Big Picture Home Page | Previous Big Picture Column |  Next Big Picture Column First Principles on Immigration Published in the Maryland Daily Record December 31, 2007 Those men and women trying to enter the country “illegally” are my brothers and sisters. We are all children of the same God, and that makes them my brothers […]