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Immigrants

 

August 30, 2018



While waiting outside the Spokane Valley City Council in July, I met an elderly woman who was very proud that she grew up in Idaho and now lived in the Spokane Valley. We had a brief discussion about immigration, and she just couldn’t understand why all the migrants were coming to the United States with their children.

“Why don’t they just stay in their own countries and fix them, instead of coming here?” she queried.

I responded by asking her, “Well, why do you think they come here?” and she said that they want our stuff. Later, I thought of a better question for her. “My g...



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