post By Steve Sailer on 2017-08-03 12:06:36 -0400

Americans Shocked to Learn Emma Lazarus "Poem Technically Isn't US Law"

From Twitter Moments: Stephen Miller’s Statue of Liberty remarks disturbed many US news 3 hours ago The White House advisor appeared to distance himself from the 1883 “huddled masses” poem inscribed a...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-01-30 18:42:32 -0500

Obey New Colossus

From WREG: Rep. Cohen to co-sponsor Statue of Liberty Values Act in opposition to executive order on immigration … He announced Monday he will co-sponsor the Statue of Liberty Values (SOLVE) Act … [P...
post By James Kirkpatrick on 2017-01-29 23:18:22 -0500

Scott Greer On The Zeroth Amendment And The Statue Of Liberty

Lately, one gets the disturbing sense many leftists really do believe Emma Lazarus's dishwatery pabulum on the Statue of Liberty really does constitute some kind of binding law. To the modern Open Bord...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-01-26 23:56:44 -0500

How to Think About Immigration Policy: "Obey Giant"

Here’s an idea for a graphical meme that somebody with artistic talent might make something of.Make a Shepard Fairey-style poster conveying various currents in contemporary mainstream delusions, such a...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-01-26 12:46:41 -0500

What Should Trump Put on a Statue of Liberty Plaque?

There are a number of plaques on the Statue of Liberty, such as this one commemorating the important role of Freemasons in the statue’s history, and another from the Boy Scouts. Most of these plaques h...
post By Steve Sailer on 2015-11-22 10:43:50 -0500

Nicholas Kristof: ‘Statue of Liberty Must be Crying with Shame’

From the NYT: ‘The Statue of Liberty Must Be Crying With Shame’NOV. 21, 2015by Nicholas Kristof Do people ever get embarrassed by this kind of thing?Steven Pinker pointed out in The Blank Slate 13 year...
post By Steve Sailer on 2013-07-04 20:23:31 -0400

La Liberté Éclairant Le Monde (Liberty Enlightening The World) NOT "The Statue Of Immigration"

La Liberté éclairant le monde (Liberty Enlightening the World) is a gift from the people of France to the U.S.A. to recognize what the French saw as their co-developers of national liberty. The statu...
post By Steve Sailer on 2013-05-07 17:31:04 -0400

Jerry Seinfeld On Emma Lazarus's Poem

https://www.youtube.com/v/8I_u5fvB15Q I am for open immigration, but that sign we have on the front of the Statue of Liberty, "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses..." can't we just say,...
post By Brenda Walker on 2011-10-24 01:44:45 -0400

Statue of Liberty Lies Perpetuated in Upcoming Events

I love webcams, so the idea of cams to be set up next week on the Statue of Liberty’s torch to view New York Harbor sounds great. However, the events celebrating the new technology are disappointing be...
post By Paul Nachman on 2010-07-03 21:14:32 -0400

Rush Limbaugh's Teachable Moment On the "Statue of Liberty"

I include those quotation marks in my title above because the statue's actual name is "Liberty Enlightening the World," which is also a better synopsis of the statue's intended message than is the name...