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- From: Bill Polhemus <bill(--nospam--at)polhemus.cc>
- Date: Sun, 23 Jun 2013 23:14:58 -0500
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I hope we can agree that US citizenship is a blessing to all who choose it. W. L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E. 4 On Jun 23, 2013, at 9:43 PM, <h.d.richardson(--nospam--at)shaw.ca> wrote: > Fellow engineers, > > There are two subjects I avoid discussing, like the plague, on this list: > detailed discussions regarding your codes and politics. But this time I > can not resist. I will be 77 this fall and I come from a large extended > family. Anyone in those circumstances gets to go to a lot of weddings. > Only once have I ever heard citizenship formally mentioned at a wedding > banquette. The groom was a Hungarian immigrant who came to Canada at > about age 6; the bride was also Hungarian but having come to Canada more > recently. The Father of the Groom was acting as Master of Ceremonies. > His first toast was not to the bride as is customary BUT TO CANADA!! I > was speechless as were a number of other people. The point of this > anecdote is to back up Bill's statement that often these immigrants > actually do make extremely dedicated citizens, possibly because they have > lived with alternative citizenship. Regards, Daryl ----- Original Message > ----- From: "Polhemus, William" <wpolhemus(--nospam--at)craworld.com> To: > <seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com> Sent: Sunday, June 23, 2013 1:11 PM > Subject: RE: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Hi Bill Allen >> Naturalized citizens have historically been the best Americans (or USA- >> ians if you please). Truncated 657 characters in the previous message to save energy. ------------------------------------------------------------------------- Post your message to the list by sending it to: SEAINT-SEAOSC(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. The email messages sent to the list will be saved in an archive on the World Wide Web. These archives are located at: http://archive.mail-list.com/SEAINT-SEAOSC To contact the list owner, send your message to: SEAINT-SEAOSC-list-owner(--nospam--at)mail-list.com. Sponsored By: Pacific Structural & Forensic Engineers Group, Inc. (PSFEG) To unsubscribe, switch to/from digest, get on/off vacation, or change your email address, click here. <http://cgi.mail-list.com/u?ln=seaint-seaosc&nm=seaintma%40euken.net>
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