I am jaded -– jaded by the whole process, jaded by the media coverage, jaded by the unhelpful, popularist rhetoric.
I like helping people. I do. But I do not think people should be forced to help other people. We are all free to choose to help others, but we have no affirmative duty to do so.
Pink slime has indisputably been served to American schoolchildren over the last few years. Now, both civilians and politicians are pushing to eliminate the stuff from school lunches.
Hate crimes statutes focus not on intent, but on motivation. And this interferes with a fundamental precept of American law: your right to be wrong.