May 18, 2006

HE'S NO HEINLEIN...:

America: An ode to immigrants (RAY BRADBURY, May 17, 2006, Opinion Journal)

We are the dream that other people dream.


MORE:
2006 All-USA High School Academic First Team (USA Today, 5/18/06)

Posted by Orrin Judd at May 18, 2006 7:29 AM
Comments

Very powerful. Sadly, the second stanza hints strongly at how great nations decline. It reminds me a little of this gem from Philip Larkin (1974)

Posted by: Peter B at May 18, 2006 8:41 AM

Nicely said, Mr. Bradbury.

Team USA: We'll weather whatever comes at us and still be standing with kids like these and thousands, if not millions, more like them.

Posted by: erp at May 18, 2006 8:45 AM

Anyone notice anything about their parents?

Most are still married to each other.

Posted by: Sandy P at May 18, 2006 12:58 PM
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