A news story, “Lady Liberty Feted,” in both the Denver Post and the Boulder Daily Camera (Oct. 28)
tells of the celebration of the 125th birthday of the Statue of Liberty.
During the naturalization ceremony of new citizens
Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar told the new American citizens that “diversity strengthens our
Lady Liberty holds above her head a book of law, as she welcomes non-citizens of America
to strengthen us as legalized American citizens. Yes, a diversity of legal citizens “strengthens our nation”–a diversity of illegal
ones only weakens it.
Charles L. King