posted on Dec, 5 2012 @ 03:58 PM
Originally posted by Cornczech
I am sure this post may SEEM "racist"...but...
I went to the social security office today to FINALLY change the last name on my social security card..(yes..it took me over 15 years to change my
last name after my divorce to Mr. H)
So...I get a number...A48...I wait for 30 minutes and my number is never called.....I hear Spanish over the intercom...but never English...I wait and
wait...finally I complain....the people at the FEDERAL SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICE are calling ALL the number in SPANISH!!! I complain...maybe they should
call the !@#$%^&* numbers in ENGLISH..you know, the PRIMARY language of the USA? (or so we think)
Not ONCE, In over 30 minutes did I hear English spoken in an AMERICAN government facility! When I was FINALLY called....the woman spoke to me
in...SPANISH! I refused to acknowledge her until she spoke English.....so...my point?
What the heck is going on in America? There is even a MOSQUE in EL PASO!!! I NEVER would have imagined this....when I grew up in BFE East Texas..there
was not even a CATHOLIC church, (most of the people in my old town were Baptists)
SO...what are ya'll's opinions on the destruction of our culture...and what are ya'll's opinions on how "political correctness" has destroyed our
Or am I really a "racist" because I resent that I couldn't even understand what was being said inside an American government facility because I only
Next time you're in there and that happens again, just say "Esto es América! Aprender a hablar inglés puta!"
And MDDoxs, this is by no means relative to the French living in Quebec, Canada. French is an OFFICIAL language in our country, and yes you will
likely be addressed in French if in Quebec but if you walk in to any Federal Building there (or anywhere else in Canada) it is THE LAW that both
languages be spoken.
That is not the situation that OP found herself in. They didn't "speak Spanish first" then follow with English.
Her account was that they ONLY spoke Spanish and even when she got up to the counter, she was addressed in Spanish, although (i'm assuming) she's a
That is WRONG.
edit on 5-12-2012 by HIWATT because: reference