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Old 08-01-2009, 11:45 PM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Federal role questioned in Oklahoma's English-only debate

July 29, 2009


WASHINGTON — The Oklahoma congressional delegation wants U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to explain why the Justice Department got involved in a debate by the Oklahoma Legislature this year over making English the state’s official language.

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder is seen in this July 15, 2009 AP photo. Oklahoma's congressional delegation wants Holder to explain why the Justice Department got involved in a debate by the Oklahoma Legislature this year over making English the state’s official language.

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http://newsok.com/federal-role-quest...rticle/3388719

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Old 08-01-2009, 11:55 PM
 
Location: Where laws can be ignored due to political correctness
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You better start getting used to change...if it's Obama-approved.
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:19 AM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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asks Holder to explain his department’s "overreach” and explain further what funding might be in jeopardy


I would like an explanation for more than that over reach!!
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:36 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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Their trying to find a loop hole in HR1804.
"English only" was an incentive to HR1804. This debate is not over. I've written to Sen,Inhofe several times , he won't back down on this.
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Old 08-02-2009, 12:39 AM
 
Location: Oklahoma(formerly SoCalif) Originally Mich,
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I would like an explanation for more than that over reach!!
Have you read the complete article?
Like I said, this debate is not over.
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Old 08-02-2009, 09:17 AM
 
Location: Mesa, Az
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You better start getting used to change...if it's Obama-approved.
And Obama is starting to infuriate more and more people by the day.
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