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Learning from History | Observations During a Europa Trip (Part IV)

Learning from History | Observations During a Europa Trip (Part IV)

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Further travel along the Danube leads to Budapest and Vienna, the two pearls of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. This empire consisted of a union constituted in 1867, by which each country retained its sovereignty for all matters of public governing but had conjoint oversight for matters in foreign and military affairs. […]

History | Observations During a Europa Trip (Part III)

History | Observations During a Europa Trip (Part III)

    By Sigrid Weidenweber On July 15, 2019 the Viking Aegir docked in Croatia where we visited the Towns of Vukovar and Osijek. Of the latter town one remembers most vividly its Holy Trinity Square. Fortunately, WWII left few marks in this area and, therefore, the fourth largest city in Croatia is unblemished. Having […]

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

The American Dream Series #5 – Escaping to Freedom

by Georgette Hadvina This is the fifth of a series of articles on immigrants who came to the USA legally, became naturalized Citizens and achieved their own “American Dreams.”   Immigration Story The sky was bright and clear on that late fall day of November, 1957.  We must wait for a landing clearance, the pilot announced. […]

Chancellor Merkel Is Destined To Awaken from her European Dream

Chancellor Merkel Is Destined To Awaken from her European Dream

    By Sigrid Weidenweber Citizens Journal just published my editorial on Germany’s broken immigration service, when already, in Saturday/Sunday’s Wall Street Journal edition of June 16/17, 2018 a new problem is discussed, arising from Chancellor Merkel’s open border policy. As if not enough damage has been done in the sphere of immigration for Germany, […]