'In the end it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years.'
- Abraham Lincoln -

Sunday, October 28, 2012

The New Colossus

A quiz: What happened on this day in 1886?

A hint:

The New Colossus
Not like the brazen giant of Greek fame,
With conquering limbs astride from land to land;
Here at our sea-washed, sunset gates shall stand
A mighty woman with a torch, whose flame
Is the imprisoned lightning, and her name
Mother of Exiles. From her beacon-hand
Glows world-wide welcome; her mild eyes command
The air-bridged harbor that twin cities frame.
"Keep ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

There are those who want the world to believe that we are opposed to immigration.

Not true.

We just demand that it be done legally.  The right way.

The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on Oct. 28, 1886.

Long may she hold the banner of freedom high.