Seems like a good time to take a look at the Emma Lazarus poem that graces the base of the Statue of Liberty, which was, for countless immigrants, their very first sight–and promise–of America, an idea which still remains a powerful and enduring ideal in our troubled world. “Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame, With … Continue reading

We the People; President Obama’s 2nd Inaugural Address

As an ardent and unapologetic Obama supporter, I found his 2nd inaugural celebration inclusive and inspiring, the recognition of a genuinely good person whose interest is in securing economic and social justice for we the people, so that we might, as a nation, live up to and perpetuate our founding fathers’ ideals. The president’s deeply … Continue reading

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