I have good health insurance, I'm not gay, I have a decent job, I'm making enough to live a good life; I have good connections, and great circle of family & friends. All those I care about, are here already (or had come in the distant past), so I want enforcement-only immigration policies.
I live in an area with better environment than many others, and our local schools are very good; I'd send my kids (if I had any) to a school where science, history, and critical thinking are valued.
Even though I hate those gaddam liberals, they have created a community [careful now not to go too ..communistic] where free expression of all sorts is allowed and people are free to pursue their own bliss.
I make my own bargains with God, who tells me that "free will" includes people's ability to sin, have homosexual (or unnatural) sex, and choose to be sick and poor. America, I believe, is the land of opportunity where anyone who works hard enough can realize the American dream.
Taxing is the forceful stealing of a person's property. Some of the taxes are necessary to provide for a proper defense, law & order--even though we can save money and have more freedom by privatizing the police and most of our military. I believe that the marketplace has an ingenious mechanism of self-adjustment, and this system creates most of the wealth for the benefit of...
Except, that I actually believe that morality is how we treat others, and that a commonwealth is a society that's set up for the benefit of all, not the elite, so I keep asking a simple question every time they talk about passing a law, defining the role of government, etc. This simple question is: who's going to benefit from this action?