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Date Posted: 03:19:26 04/02/06 Sun
Author: Deborah
Subject: There are those days
In reply to: Joe 's message, "Full version" on 09:04:00 03/31/06 Fri

Deb responded to Charlene with this question:
"Is it stretching a rubberband when wondering immigration today can be matched to early moments in this country. What merit is there in saying, "we were here first?"

Joe said to Deb:
"That poor rubberband never had a chance. I won't count the ways the analogy fails. It should be fairly obvious. As far as the "merit" part of the question, you might direct your question to these guys:

(Note from Deb: see Joe's post above for the images)

I'm saying to Joe and to Charlene (again) that it seemed, to me, somewhat ludicrous to begin comparing the circumstances of then and now, an old America juxtaposed with today's political climate, corporate interests and increasing separatism. Sigh.

Pardon me, now, while this Welsh Texan living in California goes to contemplate some Scandinavian lasagna and Italian tamales...planning to take over the state one recipe at a time! :P

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