We Have Become a Nation with Zero Tolerance

Would you make a thousand-mile, perilous journey in the hope of saving yourself or your children? I don’t know if I would have the courage.¬†But I have a story in my own family history that comes close to the kind of desperation felt by the immigrant families pouring across our southern border.Continue reading “We Have Become a Nation with Zero Tolerance”

Background on the Immigration Situation

Do you know what’s actually going on with the immigration crisis? Who are the people coming here and where are they coming from? Are they really “refugees”? “asylum seekers”? What is MS-13 and what are its origins? What’s the truth about¬† the children being held in detention centers around the country? Was the policy actually started under President Clinton, President Obama, or President Trump? What’s the answer to the question: Why would someone come here if they know their child will be taken away from them?Continue reading “Background on the Immigration Situation”

The Statue of Liberty: a Glowing Reminder of Who We Are

On this day in 1885 the 350 individual pieces of the Statue of Liberty arrived in New York Harbor.

Most people know at least some of the words associated with the Statue of Liberty. They’ve heard “give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses…” Continue reading “The Statue of Liberty: a Glowing Reminder of Who We Are”