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    mobile organisms -- i.e. a natural right. Humans setting boundaries to keep other humans or, for that matter, other mobile creatures out of a particular territory is a violation of natural rights. The establishment of national boundaries, albeit agreed to by many groups, gives greater deference to a figment of the imagination than to reality. Humans are like that. They think they are special because they can think up rules to control other creatures, including their own kind. That's hubris.
    Technically speaking, the U.S. claiming the right to exclude people who aren't even here yet is an example of trying to exercise jurisdiction where the U.S. has none. Never mind that most of the people who enter without sufficient funds to pay their way and are willing to labor to support themselves aren't even looking to be permanent residents. Unlike the Africans who were brought across the oceans against their will, the migrants from the Americas can depart on their own two feet, when it suits them. And that's exactly what fries the Cons' sensibilities. Modern day migrants are not sufficiently subservient. They don't work for nothing and even send what they earn out of the country. And that looks unfair to the locals, people are also being stressed by the lack of money to purchase the necessities of life.
    But, who's fault is it ultimately? Look to Congress, which has delegated the management of the currency to the Fed and the banks and only legislates to keep itself in power. People who don't vote are of no interest to them and, if those who do, can exploit them, so much the better. Somebody's got to be available to exploit with impunity. After all, that's what the ex-men have been about from the start:

    explore
    exploit
    extract
    export
    execute
    explode
    exclude
    exercise

    It's what makes the U.S. exceptional.

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    by hannah on Mon Dec 02, 2013 at 01:44:56 PM PST

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