Tag: the Declaration of Independence

Progress, Immigration, and the Question of Rule

 

One of the complaints in the Declaration of Independence addresses the king’s position on immigration. Let’s have a look, shall we?

He has endeavored to prevent the population of these States, for that reason obstruction the Laws for Naturalization of Foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migrations hither, and raising the conditions of new Appropriations of Lands.

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Proud to Be an American

 

While we are all caught up in the maelstrom of politics and hyperbole, it occurred to me that my heart still swells with pride when I think about being an American citizen. (Hat tip to Henry Racette’s for his latest post.) Although I may never be called to defend this country militarily, I will always defend it through my words and actions. I realized that in spite of all the dissension, nothing has compromised my pride and joy in being an American.

The Founders and the Declaration of Independence

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