Democrats say value in American Dream is in who you are


One of the earliest speeches to the delegates of the Democratic National Convention, Tuesday evening, came from a man in a white cowboy hat - Secretary of the Interior, Ken Salazar. It kind of set the theme for the night."Barack Obama has lived the American Dream," he said. "He has walked in our shoes." Talking… Continue reading Democrats say value in American Dream is in who you are

The immigrant ethic and the American Dream


Immigrants and the children of immigrants may be the only ones who still believe in the American Dream. In the introduction to the Freedom From Fear Awards, announced Saturday at the Netroots Nation conference in Minneapolis, presenters Taryn Higashi and Geri Mannion both talked of being the children of immigrants. Ms. Higashi told the story… Continue reading The immigrant ethic and the American Dream