Amish head west for space, cheaper land

Amish head west for space, cheaper land

There are 4 comments on the Detroit Free Press story from Jun 7, 2009, titled Amish head west for space, cheaper land. In it, Detroit Free Press reports that:

WESTCLIFFE, Colo. -- A new road sign cautions drivers to watch for Amish horse-drawn carriages in the valley beneath Colorado's Sangre de Cristo mountains.

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Angie

United States

#1 Jul 13, 2009
i think the amish are the best people. i would love to raise my chiidren in the amisgh community. they teach a person the real ways of life.
HARRY

South Africa

#2 Jul 16, 2009
I hope the Armish are saving their race.

This is something you need to check out.

I found this interesting. I presume the mixing or races might have something to do with this there are also other factors.

A 2002 study found the prevalence of blue eye color among Caucasians in the United States to be 33.8 percent for those born from 1936 through 1951 compared with 57.4 percent for those born from 1899 through 1905..
Blue eyes have become increasingly rare among American children with only 1 out of every 6 to 16.6 percent which is 49.8 million out of 300 million (22.4% of white Americans of the total United States population having blue eye: have plunge in the past few decades has taken place at a remarkable rate.

A century ago, 80 percent of people married within their ethnic group.

Blue eyes, a genetically recessive trait, were routinely passed down, especially among people of Scottish, English, Irish, Western and Northern Slavic, and Northern European ancestry. In the 1930s, eugenicists used the disappearance of blue eyes as a rallying cry to support immigration restrictions. They went so far as to map the parts of the country with the highest and lowest percentage of blue-eyed people.

America is on the wrong track. Another type of Global warming. Something you may not be able to undo when or if left too late.
Angie

Paw Paw, WV

#3 Jul 17, 2009
i very much agree with you. some day we wont even have a pure race, the only race will be that of a mixed race.
libertus

Liège, Belgium

#4 Jul 18, 2009
Do the Amish have plans to establish itself in Europe?

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