On Idependence Day, it`s worth noting that the former rulers of this continent are not independent. Thanks to reader "Charles Bogart" for this immigration parable. No transcript, you`re going to have to watch it.
Some immigration enthusiasts like to link the historic Pilgrims and modern illegal immigration. In a post called The Pilgrims as Illegal Aliens, Eugene Volokh, an immigrant himself, reminded his readers that in a democracy, "Letting in immigrants means letting in your future rulers". The Indians would agree.