It Came From Wasilla…?


Not too many things rhyme with Wasilla. Gorilla, mozilla, Godzilla. That’s pretty much it. Vanity Fair takes a most interesting look at Sarah Palin –her grass roots, her rise to power, her brief venture with the McCain campaign, and how it all happened.  The article is entitled “It Came from Wasilla.”

Think what you want about Palin. She is a very complex character who reveals what she wants you do know about her. Her best friend and closest advisor is her husband Todd. They make a striking couple. She is an Alaskan. Alaskans aren’t quite like other people. The fact that they are removed from the 48 contiguous states makes them different. Alaska wasn’t a state until 1959. That makes them different.


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Dare to Dream a Dream….universities and colleges support the Dream Act

At some point, we must acknoweldge the reality there are children in this country, without proper documentation, through no fault of their own, that have grown up as American as you and I. THIS is their home, this is their country, however, they came to be here, they have a dream, no different than my own children. How moral or ethicial is it to deny hard working bright kids a future? An educated population benefits us all!


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July 1, 2009

The Honorable Nydia Velazquez The Honorable Charles Gonzalez
Chairwoman Vice Chairman
Congressional Hispanic Caucus Congressional Hispanic Caucus
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Washington, DC 20515 Washington, DC 20515

Re: S. 729/H.R. 1751, the DREAM Act

Dear Chairwoman Velazquez and Vice Chairman Gonzalez:

On behalf of the higher education associations listed below, I write in support of the Development, Relief and Education for Alien Minors or “DREAM” Act. The DREAM Act has been introduced in both the Senate and House as S. 729 and H.R. 1751, respectively, and we urge you to work to make this proposed legislation into law.


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