We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I have always appreciated Linda Chavez, especially when discussing education issues, but she took a low road, and a wrong road, to imply that those opposed to illegal immigration are racist. When people start name-calling, it means that their arguments on the merits have failed.
Heather MacDonald took offence, and wins the bout, in my opinion. Michelle