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With the Tired and Hungry and Scared

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/further/2019/06/26/tired-and-hungry-and-scared

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Lovely song. I always liked Willie.

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Very nice Abby, you do a wonderful job with your column! Please keep going!!

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Careful, Willie. Remember what happened to the Dixie Chicks? Some C&W music fans don’t take kindly to having their illusions messed with (but I went and bought their concert double disk and became a fan, so there’s that).

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There was that sad part of his song that made me think that nothing changes for immigrants. I have read that when people came in to Ellis Island , and after they were tested, if they had a disease or a problem that America didn’t want—then they were sent back to wherever they came from. What a conundrum for families if they were separated —would they separate and leave some family members behind? That’s what Trump is doing again. He is repeating cruel history