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To: nickcarraway
One of the biggest unpleasantries of colonized, is having to live in a formally dual language nation, where even our food packages make us feel like we live in a foreign country, as we have to look for the English on the box.

It must be like losing a war and being adsorbed by the conquerors as they erase your nation, and replace it with theirs.

17 posted on 11/21/2012 1:08:11 AM PST by ansel12 (The only Senate seat GOP pick up was the Palin endorsed Deb Fischer’s successful run in Nebraska)
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To: ansel12; All
This article may explain why Campbell's newest soup cans are bilingual.

The free market goes where the dollars are and if the dollars are in non-English speakers then that's where the food, entertainment and culture goes. So too will the choices the rest of us have to eat. This won't simply mean additional choices but replacement products as demand from this group outweighs demand from other purchasers. There isn't infinite shelf space or manufacturing capacity to accommodate marginal sellers.

I've been learning to accept that I exist on the cultural margins when it comes to food, entertainment and even political thinking.

Test marketing in San Diego is nothing new. It's one of the highlights of living there. Of course it's on its way to becoming indistinguishable from L.A. and in time it won't be recognizable in character. Given the results of this latest election that time may be here.

44 posted on 11/21/2012 4:12:56 AM PST by newzjunkey
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To: ansel12

Abortion, unsurprisingly, has consequences.


53 posted on 11/21/2012 5:45:23 AM PST by JCBreckenridge (They may take our lives... but they'll never take our FREEDOM!)
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To: ansel12

The English did this very effectively with the conquered Scots and Irish...
Penalty of death if caught using your native language, Gaelic, instead of the conquerors’ English.
If you don’t know history, you are bound to make the same mistakes.


59 posted on 11/21/2012 7:31:20 AM PST by matginzac
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