Mr. Buchanan, I agree.
I am a Jew. My ancestors came to America in the 1880s and 1890s from Russia, Austria and England. They were proud and grateful to come here.
Like all European immigrants of that time, as you point out, they came here to be Americans – to embrace America, its traditions, its culture, language. While they kept some of their culture (as all cultures did), they left some of it at the shores for the privilege of being American. They assimilated, and did so e ... continue reading »