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Originally posted by sonofliberty1776
Why should the taxpayer be funding such classes? If you want to find an instructor and pay him yourself, then study what you want. But American citizens paying for immigrants to take an "America is evil, our country is better class" really pisses me off. Want to study Mexican culture? Go to Mexico. Lot's of experts on the subject matter there.
How about my liberty to retain my money to spend as I see fit? How about my liberty to NOT have to fund classes that teach a minority how evil my people are? Study what ever you want, but if it is not reading, writing and arithmetic pay for it yourself. That is liberty my friend. The ability to do as you wish, but along with that comes the responsibility to pay your own way, not expect others to carry you.
Originally posted by Janky Red
the point of being pro liberty is to be mindful for everyones liberty, you do not enforce your political will upon others in an understanding that they will not do the same to you.
Actually, it seems that you and the other pro-social engineering classes support that large government.
So I suppose you are for very large government, so large that it has the right to dictate education to the educators?
In Majority you are talking politicians, like several bus loads worth???
Tyranny could also be described as forcibly taking a persons money or property and using it to foster his downfall. If you want pro-mexican classes, take them; but don't ask me to pay for them.
[tir-uh-nee] Show IPA
–noun, plural -nies.
arbitrary or unrestrained exercise of power; despotic abuse of authority.
It is despotic to think that crooked politicians feel they have the right to dictate the bounds of curriculum to
educators in modern America...
Originally posted by celimonster
reply to post by sonofliberty1776
remember what your ancestors did to the Native Americans. Your ancestors were illegal immigrants at one time.
I am actually 1/8 Algonquin. If I could send all of you back and be 100% Algonquin, I would. However, it is hundreds of years too late for that. So, let us learn from history and stop the mexican invasion now. Close the border. Round up every single illegal regardless of race, creed, color, religion, or time spent here living illegally. Send them all to either Ellis Island to wait for their home nations to repatriate them, or for the hispanics , drop them just over the border. Then bring our military home and have them close the borders. After stopping this huge drain on our economy, maybe we can begin to fix our nation.
Originally posted by Helmkat
Thank you for highlighting the reasons these classes should be mandatory.
The taxpayers should be funding these classes in the hopes that such antiquated and insular points of view can be relegated to the dust bin of history.
American history does exsist in a vacume, it is a never ending series of interactions with people inside and outside of its borders.
Lets also not forget that the true American history is that of the Native Americans who we supplanted. Perhaps we should toss out your "American history" in favor of theirs.
edit on 10-5-2011 by Helmkat because: (no reason given)
THIS THREAD ISNT ABOUT IMMIGRATION OR PAYING TAXES.ITS ABOUT ARIZONA LAWMAKERS DEPRIVING KIDS OF THEIR EDUCATION BECAUSE THEY FEEL ITS POLITICALLY INCORRECT FOR STUDENT TO LEARN ABOUT THERE CULTURE..Im not defending immigrants im defending education,which is something every person MUST HAVE!
Originally posted by unbanable123
reply to post by VicDiaz89
thats why we need to stop the illegal mexicans from coming to our country. or maybe just fight in the war there druglords have declared on us maybe? if we wiped them out that would take care of the problem with them crossing the boarder and killing ranchers. but hey you would rather send them to school on taxpayers money and let them start there latino gangs in our own country. why dont you just fund them yourself that way maybe some of my tax money can be spent on something important, something american.
what the hell is the point of gym class when the US still has more morbidly obese people than any other country in the world!
Originally posted by TheDevilOfLies
reply to post by SunYu
so instead of cutting spanish history lets cut gym music and art right?!
you wanna learn about ethnic people, go live with them, you want to be an american in an american school
i dont think i should have to say another word on that