If I read the term "Hispanic" correctly, it is someone who has decended from a member of the Spanish Empire. Am I right? Now is Spain more important than Poland or Ireland or Italy or Switzerland or any other European country? Are the decendants of Poland or Ireland or Italy or Switzerland or any other European country less deserving of that treatment? What gives "Hispanic" the quality that puts them on the list of "unfortunates" that must be protected and given special treatment above other human beings on this earth? Why are they placed in a report from the US to the United Nations Department for Human Rights as deserving special treatment? http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/146379.pdf Can anyone answer this?