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Old 03-02-2007, 03:08 PM
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Subject: The year - 1907

The year is 1907.....but the speaker knew what he was talking about.

Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.

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"In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin.

But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American...There can be no divided allegiance here.

Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag...

We have room for but one language here, and that is the English language...and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."

- Theodore Roosevelt - 1907 -

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If we, as citizens of the US, have to follow the laws and traditions of the countries WE visit (Notice I didn't say "invade?"), why aren't we requiring the same of the immigrants?

Why are we having to bend to fit their culture?

Why are the tails wagging this dog?

I'm beginning to believe that being "PC" isn't so much meaning being "Politically Correct" anymore, than its means that you're becomming "Pussy Correct" or "Pushover Correct."

Have we abdicated our way of life to turn into a bunch of pussies and milk-toast pushovers for the sake of trying to please EVERYONE?



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