The social contract says we are a sovereign nation.<quoted text>
I don't see it that way.
I'm with John Locke.
I believe in a social contract as the foundation of a society.
It's a whole 'nuther thing from your house.
Instead of lashing out at me, think about it.
"independent authority and the right to govern itself"
We control our borders, not Mexico, Honduras, or Guatemala.
You control the borders of your home, not the people across the street.