Ruling Class Held Hostage by Trump’s Impeachment

Every year 3 million visitors make the pilgrimage to Ellis Island.  It is estimated nearly forty percent of all Americans can trace their ancestors to the 20 million immigrants that were processed through New York and Ellis Island from 1892 to 1954.  These prospective citizens were determined to escape authoritarianism, soul grinding poverty, war and its aftermath, immutable class structures as well as religious and ethnic persecution.   Once here they would immerse themselves in learning English and the nation’s founding documents in preparation for the most gut wrenching (passing the oral citizenship test) and emotional (the swearing in ceremony) day in their lives.  Thanks to their life experience and their determination to be citizens of the only nation in the history of mankind to be founded on the principle that all men are created equal, these newly minted Americans were among the most loyal and most well-versed in the nation’s...(Read Full Article)
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