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we need Roosevelt back...

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by beater_k20, Apr 12, 2006.

  1. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    >Subject: Teddy Roosevelt was SOOOO right!!
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    >Theodore Roosevelt had the right ideas on immigration. Read what he said
    >almost a 100 years ago and see if you agree.
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    >Theodore Roosevelt's ideas on Immigrants and being an AMERICAN in 1907.
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    >"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 language here, and
    >that is the English language... and we have room for but one sole
    >loyalty and that is a loyalty to the American people."
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    >Theodore Roosevelt 1907
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    >Pass This On!!!!
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  2. OrangeCrushK10

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    Teddy is probably my favorite President of all time. I love his quotes.
     
  3. Resurrection_Joe

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    He's my favorite president, I watched TR: American Lion about 7000 times
     

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