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Life Sucks..but get used to it.
2003-02-18 19:17:30 (UTC)

america......closeminded-open minded?

message---this is bull shit.

brent is an idiot.

> This should be on page one of every newspaper.........
>
> After hearing that the state of Florida changed its
opinion and let a
> Muslim woman have her picture on her driver's license
with her face
> covered, this is an editorial written by an American
citizen, published in
> a Tampa newspaper. He did quite a job, didn't he? Read
on, please!
>
> IMMIGRANTS, NOT AMERICANS, MUST ADAPT.I am tired of
this nation worrying
> about whether we are offending some individual or their
culture. Since the
> terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, we have experienced a
surge in patriotism
> by the majority of Americans. However, the dust from the
attacks had
> barely settled when the "politically correct" crowd
began complaining
> about the possibility that our patriotism was offending
others.
>
> I am not against immigration;nor do I hold a grudge
against anyone who is
> seeking a better life by coming to America. Our
population is almost
> entirely made up of descendants of immigrants. However,
there are a few
> things that those who have recently come to our country,
and apparently
> some born here, need to understand.
>
> This idea of Americabeing a multicultural community has
served only to
> dilute our sovereignty and our national identity.As
Americans, we have our
> own culture, our own society, our own language and our
own lifestyle. This
> culture has been developed over centuries of struggles,
trials and
> victories by millions of men and women who have sought
freedom.
>
> We speak ENGLISH - not Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic,
Chinese, Japanese,
> Russian, or any other language. Therefore, if you wish to
become part of
> our society, learn the language!
>
> "In God We Trust" is our national motto. This is not
some Christian,
> right wing, political slogan. We adopted this motto
because Christian men
> and women, on Christian principles, founded this nation,
and this is
> clearly documented. It is certainly appropriate to
display it on the walls
> of our schools. If God offends you, then I suggest you
consider another
> part of the world as your new home, because God is part
of our culture.
>
> If Stars and Stripes offend youor you don't like Uncle
Sam, then you
> should seriously consider a move to another part of this
planet. We are
> happy with our culture and have no desire to change, and
we really don't
> care how you did things where you came from. This is OUR
COUNTRY, our
> land, and our lifestyle.
>
> Our First Amendmentgives every citizen the right to
express his opinion
> and we will allow you every opportunity to do so. But
once you are done
> complaining, whining, and griping about our flag, our
pledge, our national
> motto, or our way of life, I highly encourage you take
advantage of one
> other great American freedom - THE RIGHT TO LEAVE.
>
> If you agree-- pass this along; if you don't agree --
delete it!
>
> AMEN