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>LPGA Now Requires English

>America’s Lady Professional Golf Association now requires everyone on the tour to speak English. This sport is international, with the largest percentage of foreign players from South Korea, Australia, and Sweden.

Most Players From A Foreign Country:


South Korea 45%

Sweden 15

Australia 11

There are 121 international players on the LPGA Tour–you know, that golf tour where the ladies get to wear shorts while playing golf for money? As opposed to the staid men’s golf professional who must wear pants. I’ve seen some of those men in shorts and they don’t look too good.

What do you say? Should a golfer making her money in the United States be required to speak English? It certainly would be an advantage for that to happen, considering the endorsements, sponsors, speaking engagements, and interviews that they must participate in. And considering the fact that few of us speak Korean or Swedish. If the best Swedish player in the world, Annika Sorenstam can speak English, why not the rest of the babes?

In mens baseball and basketball, MLB and NBA, the foreign men speak some form of English. Sometimes it’s limited, but they speak it and we appreciate the game more for it. My take is that they definitely should speak English. How about some of you foreigners? How do you feel about that?

The question is this: Should the foreign players be required to learn and speak English? Please leave a comment.

>Failure To Support English Language by Congressmen and Women is Criminal

>The Colonel and Mr. Lincoln..

Skip M. writes to say what I believe:
There are very few in congress that are honest. If we were under the law of Islam only two or three would have one hand because of their stealing from the citizens of the United States of America . That’s you ‘n me. And to sell our military down the drain, as most of them do (Pilosi, Reid, Kennedy,
etc), they need to be arrested, tried and hanged.
Hooray for Honest Abe.

POWERFUL!
TAKE A FEW MOMENTS AND READ THIS LETTER. THESE ARE STRONG, POWERFUL AND COURAGEOUS WORDS COMING FROM A RETIRED COLONEL. ALSO, READ WHAT LINCOLN HAD TO SAY AT THE END. WOW!

Thirty-Three Senators Voted Against English as America ‘s Official Language on June 6, 2007, prompting Colonel Harry Riley , USA , Ret. to write:

Senators: Your vote against an amendment to the immigration Bill
1348….to make English America ‘s official language is astounding. On D-Day, no less, when we honor those that sacrificed in order to secure the bedrock, character and principles of America, I can only surmise your vote reflects a loyalty to illegal aliens. I don’t much care where you come from. What your religion is. Whether you’re black, white, or some other color…male or female……Democrat, Republican or Independent……. But I do care when you are a United States Senator representing Citizens of America …and vote against English as the official language of the United States .

Your vote reflects betrayal, political surrender, violates your Pledge of Allegiance, dishonors historical principle, rejects patriotism, borders on traitorous action and, in my opinion, makes you unfit to serve as a United States Senator. Impeachment…Recall…or other appropriate action is warranted, or worse.

Four of you voting against English as America’s Official Language were Presidential Candidates: Senator Biden, Senator Clinton, Senator Dodd and Senator Obama. Four Senators vying to lead America, but won’t, or don’t, have the courage to cast a vote in favor of English as America’s Official Language when 91% of American Citizens want English officially designated as our language.

This is the second time in the last several months this list of Senators have disgraced themselves as ‘political Hacks’…..unworthy as Senators and certainly unqualified to serve as President of the United States.

If America is as angry as I am, you will realize a backlash so stunning it will literally rock you out of your socks and, preferably, totally out of the United States Senate. The entire immigration bill is a farce. Your action only confirms this really isn’t about America. It is about self-serving politics…despicable at best. It has been said: “Never Argue with an Idiot….They’ll drag you down to their level!”

PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN SAID:

“Congressmen who willfully take actions during wartime that damages morale and undermine the military are saboteurs and should be arrested, quickly tried and hanged!!!’

PLEASE KEEP PASS THIS ALONG AROUND THE UNITED STATES UNTIL THE ELECTION IN NOVEMBER! Classification: UNCLASSIFIED Caveats: NONE