November 13, 2012
There are people who believe that illegal immigrants working in the U.S. should be offered a chance to apply for legal status. Does this make sense to you? What of those who have done it right and sought citizenship according to the law? I have friendship with two excellent young men from the former Soviet Bloc who did just that. Each of them sought for years to enter the high privilege (not the “right”) of citizenship of this Union.
These men are highly intelligent, moral, productive, and contributed much to the city and society in which they lived. Yet, our immigration system put up obstacles at every turn. Read the rest of this entry »
October 22, 2012
This post is in reference to “The Best of Mark Steyn”, from the Thunder on the Right Blog.
They reprinted, from Front Page Mag, a review of After America: Get Ready for Armageddon by Mark Steyn
I want to read this book. (So many books, so little time.) Steyn is a wonderful writer and speaker, and makes his points sometimes with scathing humor.
The quotes from the book in this review tell me that Mark has articulated what has bubbled about in my mind for sometime about our sad nation. His capacity for analysis and articulation surpasses mine. He has put into understandable words the truly sorry decline of the United States of America.
We are (have been) exceptional, as the only nation founded on an ideal. When the ideal is cast off, the nation recedes. I hope and pray the course can be reversed, but do we have the will to see to it?
Do you believe it’s the right course for America to cast off everything that has made it unique in all history? If so, why? Where is the power in becoming a generic nation?
Up In Smoke
October 1, 2011
Earlier this year, we heard a lot of hoopla about the huge “spending cuts” our Congress and President were proposing. When I looked into it, my gizzard was stirred, and I wanted to write, but life intervenes, doesn’t it?
I have time now.
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