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By Orrin G. Hatch
Procedural changes impede the chamber's traditional deliberative function
Topic - Emma Lazarus
Give me your tired, your poor - your Internet-connected masses yearning to see. Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.
New York, New York, a wonderful town. The city is a study in "doubleness." The subway runs deep, the buildings scrape the sky. There's an east side and a west side, an uptown and a downtown, two rivers, two coastlines.
Give me your tired, your poor, your hackneyed cliches. That's what President Obama did when addressing immigration policy at the American University on Thursday.
The truth, however, is that the statue was almost finished when she penned the poem, which she didn't do because she was "inspired" but because she was talked into it - after first refusing to write the verse - by a literary colleague named Constance Clay Harrison.
The young widow, now in her 30s, could not imagine on that lovely September morning that she was saying goodbye to her husband for the last time.