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RockStrongo Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:27 PM
Who here thinks a state should be able to make Espanol el numero uno language of their state if the citizens of that state so choose? Many states have Spanish names, like Florida, California, Arizona, Nevada, Montana and Colorado to name a few. If the LEGAL citizens of one of those states want to mandate Spanish to be the official language; are they within their US Constitutional rights to do so?
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:35 PM
Technically no, we have never declared English as the official Language of the United States, but what practical purpose would be served if one state changed its Language to something other than English? What happened to pride in our culture?
mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:33 PM
Stronzo,

You aren't that funny or witty. But maybe we can just have states secede from the US too.
mary anne24 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:33 PM
Stronzo,

You aren't that funny or witty. But maybe we can just have states secede from the US too.

A few stray thoughts and observations in the aftermath of the 2012 election -- on substance, process, and tactics:

(1) The polls were broadly right, both at the state and national levels -- a dichotomy that I believed to be unlikely in the extreme as recently as yesterday morning.  The electorate ended up being D+6, nearly on par with 2008, and six points better than the 2010 midterms.  I was wrong about this, as were a good number of other observers.  The 2012 party ID figures from Gallup and Rasmussen upon which my assumptions were based were...

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