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I received an email not long ago with a supposed speech by Theodore Roosevelt.  While not actually one of his speeches (it was a letter) and not written while he was president, it was true.  Here is the content of the email:

‘In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person’s becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American… (more…)

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churchstate In a recent ‘Letter to the Editor’ in the Washington Post the writer states that after seven years, he was able to convince his supervisors at the Dept. of Vet. Affairs that the annual “Christmas Party” should be a “Holiday Party.”

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On Sept. 11, 2006 I had a massive heart attack. I lived through it but the doctor gave me only 4-5 years if I was lucky.  At the time, because I was not employed, I had no health insurance.  Fortunately, when I told the doctor (whom I had never met prior to the heart attack) that I could not come in for a follow-up visit because I couldn’t afford it, he waived his fee. Thank goodness.  He treated me for six months free of charge.  Then… (more…)

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