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Posts Tagged ‘Statue of Liberty

Re-Gifting Lady Liberty

December 29, 2010

‘Twas the day for Giving. Now are days for re-gifting–passing unneeded or unwanted gifts on to others, or Return to Sender. Given our anti-immigrant rhetoric and legislation, it’s time to send the Statue of Liberty back to France. Call it a re-gifting of Lady Liberty. We don’t like immigrants. But did we ever? Killing the […]

Send Lady Liberty Back to France

September 26, 2009

During Obama’s struggle to bring about health care reform, fall of ‘09 brought, on the heels of ugly Town Hall meetings across the U.S., a new low in Congressional behavior from Joe Wilson of South Carolina and indications that our “nation of immigrants” no longer tolerates its own kind anymore. This begs the question: why […]