What does it mean to be American?  Read Ms. Bailey’s insightful blog post. Click on the link:

https://baileylaurajean.com/2018/07/12/a-mistaken-appeal-to-selfishness/comment-page-1/#comment-76

I so agree.  These are trying times to be American,and vital that we uphold the very highest ideals.

One of the main arguments I hear in favor of allowing undocumented people to live freely in the United States is that “they” take jobs that American citizens do not want such as backbreaking, physically demanding housekeeping and agricultural jobs. This is the wrong argument for immigration-rights activists like me to advance because it perpetuates […]

via A Mistaken Appeal to Selfishness — Laura Jean Bailey

For the Cost of a Postage Stamp (Thanks to L.J. Bailey–Reblogging)

woman-typing-writing-windows         Writers! You can use your writing voice to help kids. Thanks to Laura Jean Bailey for the information. Please consider writing. I am right now.

Laura Jean Bailey

We can make a difference in the life of children separated from their parents at the border. We are not powerless. Heartland Alliance in Chicago is currently caring for 66 immigrant children.

Demonstrate caring and compassion by sending a brief letter with a positive message to a child at Heartland Alliance, 208 South LaSalle, Chicago, IL 60604. The letters do not need to be in Spanish.

Check out @heartlandhelps’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/heartlandhelps/status/1014157505486868480?s=09

20180630_112433.jpg Protest sign at Families Belong Together rally in Chicago on June 30, 2018. Photo by L.J. Bailey.

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