Posts Tagged ‘united states’

And we’re back on the air!

Sorry for the dead air yesterday, but I was a little busy and didn’t have a chance to post but for a quick #foursquare check in now and again. If anyone follows me on Twitter or Facebook you’ll know that yesterday was the BIG DAY. I took my oath of citizenship and became a bona […]

He Was Tortured, But He Can’t Sue

I felt the need to share this because it demonstrates that no matter how wonderful a country the US is, there are always instances of injustice that can still creep up on us (and on the positive side – the opportunity to redress a horrible wrong). I think everyone can agree that this never should […]

Arizona bill would deny citizenship to children of illegal immigrants

From everything I just spent the last six and a half years learning to become an American citizen legally, this goes so far against the constitution it should be laughable … and yet here we are and Arizona’s not laughing. Arizona bill would deny citizenship to children of illegal immigrants By the CNN Wires Staff […]

Mobility 2.0: The connected traveller

I think that this technology (Cooperative Vehicle-Infrastructure Systems) needs to be developed as soon as possible, and implemented in the U.S. even faster. Drivers here and all over North America have been spoiled by the available infrastructure and space allowed for roadways to accommodate their gas guzzling commutes; but while we are no way near […]

Goooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaallllllllllllll!

So the interview went very well … had an awesome officer who was very nice and a real pleasure to meet. Passed my tests and have been recommended for approval!! So now all that stands between me and citizenship is final approval and my oath ceremony. Hopefully it should only be about another month so […]

The Memorial Day long weekend cometh

Memorial Day. It’s really a pretty solemn holiday when you think about it, yet it seems to be more the unofficial kick off of summer than a day of remembrance for most people I know. One thing has always confused me about this holiday … well really two holidays. Why have Memorial Day and Veteran’s […]