Point of Order: Not one nation has survived as a multiculture.
Switzerland has four national languages and seems to be doing fine. They also seem to have no cultural problems, despite distinct cultural disparities between regions tied to neighboring nations such as Italy or France.
Wow...okay last time I compared you to the KKK and you got upset, so I'm guessing that comparing what this guy is saying to Nazism is probably not going to go over very well.
To argue that diversity is a weakness of America is to argue that the idea of America itself is a bad one. This is what I don't understand about these "America First" groups; it's like they have never read a history book. Diversity is what has made this country great. The fact that we have different cultures and different perspectives makes us stronger.
Amazing creativity has come from the different cultures that exist in our nation. If you don't believe me look up the Harlem Renaissance, or the Beat poets, or Jazz.
He argues about language, but how often are you actually bothered by the fact that people speak other language? In fact, do you know one of the reasons why our codes were unbreakable in WWII? Navajo code talkers! That's right. The fact that people knew different languages actually helped us win a war.
I guess what sums it up best is probably the statue of liberty:
Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!
"Wow...okay last time I compared you to the KKK and you got upset"
The fact that I got upset is irrelevant. Do you admit that you where wrong?
Do you seriously think I am like the KKK?
Of course I'm going to get upset when you incorrectly judge me.
"To argue that diversity is a weakness of America is to argue that the idea of America itself is a bad one."
It's not about immigrants it's about culture. He's not saying different types of immigrants is a problem. He's saying that America is better off with one culture and one language.
But put that through the liberal mind filter and you get a racist Nazi.
"He argues about language, but how often are you actually bothered by the fact that people speak other language?"
All the time!, some people that live here don't speak any English. That's a little inconvenient.
Some have English as their #2 language including some of my bosses. They speak whatever language at home then come to work and I can barely understand a freaking word. Thats not good, did you know that?
" In fact, do you know one of the reasons why our codes were unbreakable in WWII?"
Yeah, I did know. ..Thanks anyways. We don't need that anymore.
Statue of liberty? Yeah, once again this isn't about immigrants it's about culture. So that really is irrelevant.
I'm not racist and I don't want to have innocent people turtured and murdered. Please let go of the kkk/nazi argument it is so old. So please, quit, let go.
Copy and paste, guess you didn't see this:
Hey, instead of desputing this, just post on the other side!
I just put it here so that you could more easily see the video. Don't dispute me I haven't adden an argument! ..Killing me.
You should watch "the color of fear" this reminds me of the lady who "loves Indians, I collect their artifacts."
At any rate, there's a very good reason we don't want a national language. And the majority has stated very clearly who should be in power right now, and the majority won, so calm down with this revolution bullshit.
I got 3 minutes into that before I tuned out. I'm actually pretty proud.
If a man has enough time to dress up, and make a you tube video about how angry he is that we accommodate the values that the country was founded on, then he should have enough time to do something constructive, instead. Like, iunno.
Volunteer to teach an ESL class to immigrants.
Being supportive and welcoming is always better than being a whiny bitch. Let them pay taxes, let them educate their children, let them thrive.
Maybe then we'll have enough workers to support social security and medicaid.
If you are going to impersonate an historical figure at least do some research before. Paine was born of the enlightenment and an ardent non-believer, all one has to do is read his works and letters to know this. The caricature this man has created is more akin to the propaganda Paine made for the Revolutionary war which motivated the Christian masses, but then again if that's what he's going for then I suppose he did an ok job.
Don't get me wrong, I am for a lot of what he is saying, but I hold a great deal of admiration for Thomas Paine and simply don't like the caricature.
Paine was a deist, but he did use Christian propaganda (so did Hitler).
There's no point in having an official language in a FREE country. I think we have to start remembering that America is different from all the other countries. We shouldn't have a structure like everyone else. We're supposed to be rebellious and have limited government. It's what America was born to be. Not just another country with a "pride" in it's culture or religion. We should be proud to JUST be America. We should be proud to be free.
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