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Isn't that the best? The diversity, the exchange of ideas, the promise of the cultural melting pot that is the United States fulfills itself with all the varied languages spoken with freedoms granted under the First Amendment of the United States Constitution.
Actually it's quite fair, and it's on'y wrong that people don't embrace the economic opportunities that present themselves. How valuable to a company is a bilingual employee? How much more valuable is an employee that is multilingual? Free market economics dictates that if the workforce is multilingual, than the people that are the best fit to run those enterprises themselves must be multilingual to meet the demand of the workforce.
Most of this kind of "this is America, speak English" boils down to the same issue. Most Americans are too selfish and lazy to accommodate to reality. They want reality and non Americans to conform to them.
originally posted by: tavi45
a reply to: MarlinGrace
Eh I lack the power to un brainwash you. I guess there are no tax cuts for the rich. Economic forces are created only by the sitting president and have no lasting effect afterwards. Perhaps I gave you too much credit.
All I did was ask where the tax cuts were because I could use them. BTW the wife is a CPA and CFO our combined household income could use some of those tax breaks you spread like a truism. Is it BS or not Travi this is what you claim I am asking for the proof I can stand to save some money.
I'm not jealous at all. I grew up in a top 10 richest place in America thanks to the hard uncomplaining work of my father and his great ability to handle money frugally and intelligently. I was educated well (mostly by myself, since school was a joke and I got into a top 40 college with literally no effort whatsoever). If I had been motivated by money I'd be rolling in it now (obviously you won't believe me but you don't believe anyone so I'm not worried).
Thats priceless born to a rich family, top 40 college, and everything is the fault of rich people, because you are not motivated by money? LOL Then why complain about your perceived income inequality? Since you have run out of excuses now you don't care. You remind me of those rich celebrities making millions while they bitch about the system that gave them the wealth.
I'm literally happier now then I've ever been in my life because I have a job that I got ENTIRELY through my own merits. I didn't use a favor from a friend, or any qualifications or past experience, or game playing to get where I am now. I am working where I am now thanks 100% to my own merits as a human being. I do owe my great quality if character and empathy to my amazing parents and their politically centrist but Catholic born values.
Wow you are so proud of getting a job "ENTIRELY on your own.? OMG thats what the rest of the country has be doing since it's inception. You are special.
So call me a poor, jealous fool but I'm not. I live among the super wealthy. They are my neighbors. They are my friends. They are my family. They are my employers as well as my workers and my clients. Trust me, I'm not jealous. Money is meaningless past that which you need to survive. I see this everyday dealing with the broken children of broken families who think money success every problem. Hell I make my money off this very notion.
I have empathy. I can understand your position. If I wanted to I could argue against illegal immigration. It's not hard. It's so obviously wrong and a problem. It's devastating our southwest and causing cultural, economic, and political turmoil everywhere.. But you're missing the point. It's a symptom not a disease. You've been fed with mainstream ideas too long and lack critical thinking skills (like every rich kid I went to school with). If you could look past your own bubble you'd realize what Jefferson knew all along.
Now we have switched to banking? Then you site a rich founder? You are digging that hole with a snow shovel now. You don't have to link to his home I have been there, as well as Jamestown, Yorktown, Williamsburg (Down the street), Gettysburg, Mt. Vernon, etc. One of the best things to do is go to Williamsburg and listen to Bill Barker in character as Thomas Jefferson. I have read creature of Jekyll Island, Babylon's Banksters, more excuses for someone that doesn't care.
"If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property until their children wake up homeless on the continent their Fathers conquered...I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies... The issuing power should be taken from the banks and restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs". -Thomas Jefferson
I love you. I love the homophobes who wish I was dead. I love the destitute Latin Americans fleeing to the nation that caused almost all their problems.
"Homophobes? Latin Americans destitute? Been to Argentina? Blame America it is the latest trend of the left. In fact blame everyone else for everything you have done a thorough job of brainwashing yourself.
Best of luck escaping the bubble. It's a touch scary to see through it all but it's very very freeing.
My whole point as always is, stop expecting all of human civilization to accommodate America.
why should we be made to change how we live, to accommodate foreign invaders?
originally posted by: Yeahkeepwatchingme
a reply to: Night Star
Exactly. America is accommodating everybody but they don't accommodate us. America's the laughing stock of the planet except when somebody needs to flee their own mess. This country's always expected to understand and go out of their way to make others feel at home. But the people who were born here well we're just revenue supporting the "refugees".
originally posted by: tavi45
We're all foreigners.
I think Guohau should go.
America isn't accommodating #.
Also who the # is forcing you to speak Spanish?
I've never heard of any place in America where you MUST speak Spanish.
God the short sighted self centered completely disconnected viewpoints just don't stop
It's not immigrants that our causing our decline.
After a while you stop participating or keep things short.
originally posted by: Night Star
My opinions matter as much as yours. There are new people either reading or contributing to these threads who may not have seen my past replies in other threads. You repeat things as well and I never say anything to you about it.
You need to remember that we are sticking up for the American citizens and for those coming in through the proper channels and there is nothing wrong with that. We don't just blame illegals for things, we blame the government and greedy corporations.
We never see eye to eye on these types of issues, but hey, who knows, we may have some things in common that we agree upon.