Our congressman has lost the American Dream
Last updated 9/13/2007 at Noon
For more than 400 years people have come to America in search of the American Dream. While this dream included freedom of speech, religion, self-government and equality under the law, its foundation was always economic: they wanted their children and grandchildren to have better lives than they themselves had.
Today’s immigrants want the same thing – decent pay for hard work, healthcare, education and better opportunities than they themselves had. But the American Dream is dying.
Sen. Bernie Sanders just asked, “How can the President and his economic advisors claim that our economy...