He became very serious. Deadly serious. He looked at me and said something like this: “Americans know nothing. Nothing!” And went on to describe the horrors of Soviet slavery in the most graphic and chilling terms. Scales fell from my eyes.
Some Americans may not appreciate this, but people like Gabe are critical components in the spine of America. Because they remember. They remember. Despite all the lies, and spin, and apologetics for all the left-wing tyrants and dictators in the world, despite the ideological excuse-making, they remember. They were there.
Lost in the illegal immigration debate is a function immigrants serve that we normally don't think about. Secular Apostate reminds us of why we need (legal) immigrants.