Roosevelt's IDEA on Immigrants

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    Roosevelt's IDEA on Immigrants

    Why can't we see a presidential candidate like Teddy in the next election?
    99 years ago...Roosevelt's ideas on immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.
    "In the first place, we should insist that if the immigrant who comes here in good faith becomes an American and assimilates himself to us, he shall be treated on an exact equality with everyone else, for it is an outrage to discriminate against any such man because of creed, or birthplace, or origin. But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American....There can be no divided allegiance here. Any man who says he is an American, but something else also, isn't an American at all. We have room for but one flag, the American flag...We have room for but one langauge here, and that is the English Langauge...and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."
    -Theodore Roosevelt 1907

    Man- no truer words can be spoked IMO. God Bless America
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    But this is predicated upon the person's becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American....There can be no divided allegiance here.
    This is the key issue - which includes the ability to engage in the spoken word, with English!
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    This short statement has such profond meaning, and touches so many aspects of issues america is facing, it gives me chills, and that is why I had to post it. thank god this president is on mt rushmore.
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    Great post snowdoctor!
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    Spot on!

    I love T.R.

    He is in the top five for best presidents of our country. (IMHO)

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    i can't believe how clouded people's view of America can become in 99 years.
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