English should be the official language?

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Should English be America's Official Language

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    Gingrich got applause at the debate for saying English should be our official language. Agree or disagree?
     
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    Gingrich is wrong...English should not be our official language..the USA is not England.
     
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    I'm assuming you knew what he meant? We take English in high school, and we speak English. It has nothing to do with what country a person is in or from.
     
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    Agree.

    So, when are you gonna start speakin' it? :lol:
     
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    Sí, sí, el español debe ser nuestro idioma oficial, pero esto no significa que no debemos aprender otros idiomas.
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    So, how are your Japanese lessons coming along from 'Rosetta Stone'? :lol:
     
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    Felice Navidad! No ciento. Yo quiero, Taco Bell.

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    (Psst! Chinese...... for when they take over......... Zai Jian!)
     
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    One of the few things I agreed with him on.
     
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    He actually said that it should be the official language of the United States government...which I assume is directed at bilingual education. There is definitely an argument to be made that it compels people to assimilate more quickly, but not sure if it needs to be "official".
     
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