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Submitted by Ynnatchkah (United States), Jul 10, 2008 at 14:28

Dear Madam, you said:

"…He (Barack Hussein) also wants to institute other languages into the US. English is the official language of the world, and many businesses"…

Looks like he is not proud to be American and proud of a nation that was built upon the morality of the so called framers. Why he needs so much any other language in here?

You know Debbie, I get so angry when type of these Jerks feel so hero and feel their ego so inflated by opportunists when they come with this speech.

Why it is so difficult so stick just with English? B/c this swindler (in my opinion that's what he is) wants disintegration and get support from every single pore he may have.

I speak Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Hebrew, and never, ever I taught my child who was born here –in America-, that the most important language, since she is an American born, is other than English. As a primary and secondary target- she must know English better than other children.

She is little so she already understands what some things means in other languages by "osmosis", but it was done at home at no expense of America Tax dollars, and she has to be fast and better and better in her mother tongue.

I might teach her for her future professional background, but once we are here LEGALLY, the target is to improve the language of the land where we live, not impose and insinuate our culture as a new pattern to be also adopted in here.

So did my parents when they came from "USSR" to Brazil, So I'm doing it in America.

It is a profound disrespect, if not completely disgusting this movement of implementing as several "new" mother tongues in America or any other nation. It is a travesty.

Yet, be aware that Barack Hussein is not the only one.

I recently watched in interview in Spanish with a woman that lives in Virginia, born in Bolivia, but already living in the US for – if I remember well- almost 35 years. She wanted to play hero and be clapped by others, so she is fighting upon a legislation that will take our taxes towards putting as imperative to children to take a second language seriously and seriously means to the University level

Her approach is based upon the fact that many children that are born in America from foreign ancestry, they end up knowing nothing or almost nothing about the culture of their ancestry and the language, so it creates sadness and somehow disintegration in the family nucleus- they loose their "inner identity" (As if The American culture has no identity and fiber).

She yet emphasizes that it is not enough to know the language, but have a University level of that.

She spoke about the "so needed Spanish" but emphasized twice the word Arabic (El Arabe)…..b./c so many families Arabic speakers in Virginia feel that it is imperative for their children and the "welfare" of the nucleus family to "re-integrate", and according to some Arabic speakers of course, others are also "welcome" to learn "El Arabe" and integrate to their culture…

What is interesting is that I met many Spanish speakers in the US who refuse to speak English, forcing me to speak in Spanish, here in America…..Why should they learn English to take to their hearts the American /English language?......."Fair Enough Debbie"… What about the entire Central and South America take English as a mother tongue and incorporate your culture in there? Any discussion about). They will call you American :The Imperialists…"…Who are these Imperialists that exploits us and want us to adhere to their culture and language at this level)???

Of course, the "education" "leader never thought about the economics of the matter. Neither in the politics sphere, nor on the fact that since there are much more Spanish and Arabic requesters, more money would have to go towards their privileges.

Wow….What a "teacher".

I wanted to vomit when I watched that interview. I wished I did not understand a word in Spanish when watching that woman- so heartwarmingly- playing hero on TV in an interview.

If she came from the hell of Bolivia- she should kiss the land of America upon her arrival and perpetuate the goal of the framers. PERIOD.

She shall feel free to teach her children, to the "University" level- in Spanish, but not by using our taxes .

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