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Old 05-27-2009, 03:24 PM
 
Location: Phoenix
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Because all Illegals are Mexican? If you think Illegals should go home, then they should from every country, no? There are around 70 thousand illegal canadians in the U.S. alone...
As opposed to about 12 to 20 million from South of the border? 70,000 canadians pale in comparison to that number. Illegal is illegal, they all should GO HOME.
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Old 05-27-2009, 03:28 PM
 
Location: The Queen City
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Ouch. How about when one pays premium and gets overseas service or foreign service? I pay top dollar for services in 3 different companies, and still get foreign speaking service.

Your theory doesn't hold water. Sorry
That's when you have speak up and demand. If you pay top $, you should receive maximun service. No exceptions.
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Old 05-27-2009, 06:21 PM
 
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When you traveled to Europe, every body speaks TWO languages. Their own national tongue, and either French, German or English. And THAT is not NOT consider ANTI-European....it is muticulturism and integration into a prosperous Europe that now rivals the USA.
Well English is mandatory since it is the most common world language.

Unfortunately most fliers in The Netherlands are first in Dutch (of course) and than in Arab...which is ridiculous!
It used to be Dutch, English, German, French and nobody would mind if they added Arab but to replace it by Arab is outragous and only showing how scared they are to speak out and since the majority of the muslims wants to live in a western country but not wishes to learn the language or try to adjust to the culture...it is causing major issues over there....

When I call a business over here and hear Spanish first and push "1" for english....i get mad, this is an English speaking nation...and it has nothing to do with racism..
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Old 05-27-2009, 06:24 PM
 
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If they don't speak English then they should not be using our phone system. They probably did not have one where they came from in their dirt floor shanty towns anyway. By the way why is Spanish the only language offered? What about all the immigrants from France, Italy, Russia, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal, Czech Republic, etc.? What about those languages? Why cater to Mexicans only? Isn't this discrimination toward other immigrants? Ya know, the ones who actually came here and helped build the country and fight in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, etc. Not the parasites who are now coming here for free medical care and to bankrupt our country. We are making things too easy and encouraging illegal immigration. It's sickening.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:23 AM
 
Location: The Queen City
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If they don't speak English then they should not be using our phone system. They probably did not have one where they came from in their dirt floor shanty towns anyway. By the way why is Spanish the only language offered? What about all the immigrants from France, Italy, Russia, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Switzerland, Portugal, Czech Republic, etc.? What about those languages? Why cater to Mexicans only? Isn't this discrimination toward other immigrants? Ya know, the ones who actually came here and helped build the country and fight in WWII, Korea, Vietnam, etc. Not the parasites who are now coming here for free medical care and to bankrupt our country. We are making things too easy and encouraging illegal immigration. It's sickening.
That's where you are wrong. The companies that have Spanish in their phone systems are not catering to illegal immigrants. They are catering to all the LEGAL immigrants from Spanish speaking countries that reside in this country. Maybe you don't know this, but many of the kids that fought in the two Iraq wars and Afghanistan are Puerto Ricans and Mexicans. I donít see how having companies marketing in Spanish encourages illegal immigration. Besides, last time that I checked, the American corporate world does not care about your feelings or mine, they only care about fattening up their pockets with money. And if they need to tap on the Spanish speaking market for that, they will. It is not sickening, it is simple economics.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:26 AM
 
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It is not sickening, it is simple economics.
oh, no. it's QUITE sickening what people will do for extra $$$.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:32 AM
 
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That's where you are wrong. The companies that have Spanish in their phone systems are not catering to illegal immigrants. They are catering to all the LEGAL immigrants from Spanish speaking countries that reside in this country. Maybe you don't know this, but many of the kids that fought in the two Iraq wars and Afghanistan are Puerto Ricans and Mexicans. I donít see how having companies marketing in Spanish encourages illegal immigration. Besides, last time that I checked, the American corporate world does not care about your feelings or mine, they only care about fattening up their pockets with money. And if they need to tap on the Spanish speaking market for that, they will. It is not sickening, it is simple economics.
I understand why they are doing it but it's still sickening and discourages immigrants from assimilating into our society like they should be doing. By the way, Puerto Ricans are all U.S. citizens and can come and go at will with all of our benefits, etc. That is legal. If we did not let so many of the Hispanic illegals in then the language situation would not be an issue with companies or people in general. The illegals came here and turned our country into a nanny state having 20 kids each for free and now pushing their language and culture on us. We are just plain stupid.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:34 AM
 
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...since the majority of the muslims wants to live in a western country but not wishes to learn the language or try to adjust to the culture...it is causing major issues over there....
The problem that's going to happen over there, as well as over here, is that the number of Muslims and/or Hispanics who do not want adapt to the new culture will eventually inundate that area with people who are like them and turn the countries that they've immigrated to into their old countries. I mean, that's just common sense. If a culture takes over a place, it will eventually take it over completely. Of course, Europeans and Americans are afraid to say and/or admit that, it makes them feel guilty for wanting to stick to what's worked for them.

The question is, how do you have a free society with people who don't want to adapt to have common values, culture and language? Not every culture can have a dominant status, because then all you have is a free-for-all of people demanding that you cater to them at all times.
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:38 AM
 
Location: Camberville
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Unfortunately most fliers in The Netherlands are first in Dutch (of course) and than in Arab...which is ridiculous!
It used to be Dutch, English, German, French and nobody would mind if they added Arab but to replace it by Arab is outragous and only showing how scared they are to speak out and since the majority of the muslims wants to live in a western country but not wishes to learn the language or try to adjust to the culture...it is causing major issues over there....
The Netherlands must have changed quite a bit since I was there last weekend! There was more English than Dutch and not a phrase of Arabic to be seen!
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Old 05-28-2009, 07:40 AM
 
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The Netherlands must have changed quite a bit since I was there last weekend! There was more English than Dutch and not a phrase of Arabic to be seen!
lol, looks like the Dutch found a compromise. give up their language AND arabic and replace it with english.
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