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KTRH — Texas Senator Insulted Testimony in Spanish

July 1, 2011 by  

Bob Livingston

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  • Cawmun Cents

    THE GUY HAS BEEN HERE SINCE 1988….couldnt he learn English?My bad…he has created a job….he needed an interpreter.

    • http://naver samurai

      Alright! That’s one job more than anything Obama bin Laden has ever created. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

      • Cawmun Cents

        Nope…its a public sector job… of the big gubment ones Omamba has”created”(as if he has created anything but a pain in the posterior of America)to offset what draconian regulations have lost to the nation.So….no job was made here folks.Sorry…try again!-CC.

    • Bruce

      I’d love to comment but I don’t speak Spanish.

  • Pete

    It’s a setup. This guy is talking in Spanish in order to insult the English speaking committee members.
    Once someone expresses the obvious – that person is labeled as being a bigot. So it’s a win/win for the guy speaking in Spanish ! Brilliant ! Very good political tactic.
    The guy interpreting is just doing his job. He’s probably an interpreter hired by the government . But I’m just speculating …
    It’s just amazing, the language war goes on. Now get this, if the biggest ethnic group in the USA is GERMAN, why isn’t GERMAN spoken as much as SPANISH ? But I’m getting off the subject …

    • Cawmun Cents

      Yahwohl!Ist Kaput…..

    • Crystal

      He’s not seen as a bigot, because too many citizens of the United States agree with him.

      • Jana

        As well as all of the illegals.

  • TIME

    I have only one thing to say, of what I am sure many of you may find insulting but it is what it is, as well it needs to be said.

    When I do business out of the United States I learn the language of that land. There is no excuse at all for not learning the language of the land where you live. How can you make a living or feed your family, learn your way about, buy a home a car etc. if you don’t understand nor or speak the language. Its just totaly absurd.
    After 23 years in this country the persons shown in the clip should have learned to speak English, end of story.

    • http://naver samurai

      I agree with you, fellow patriot. When I first met my wife’s parents, I was very nervous. They didn’t speak English and I only spoke a little Korean, so I understand what you are saying. It also helps when trying to converse with the locals and in times of emergency. If this person didn’t speak English, I can guess why he didn’t.

      1. He doesn’t speak English.
      2. He does speak English, but just decided not to.
      3. He speaks English, but just spoke in Spanish to make everyone PO’d at him.

      Sounds almost like the tactics of coal dungger, rob smith, kang, and other looney libs that come onto this site. Keep up the good fight, fellow patriot! FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Bert Cundle

    He said it’s his 2nd. Language… He has been in U.S. long enough to Respect the Citizens, ( That Speak English!) REFUSING to do so… is CONTEMPTIOUS! DEPORT him AND HIS INTERPTIOR! & his Supporters!

    • Bert Cundle

      REALIZE: He is supporting illegal alians… Pull his legal status If he has any!

  • Average Joe

    If you think it was insulting that he has been here since 1988 and doesn’t speak english, I know a woman who’s parents came here from Cuba in the late 1950′s…Her father still cannot speak one word of english. I once asked him why he has not learned our language….his reply…..”Because there is always someone around to interpret for me…so there is no need to learn english…and if there is no one around to interpret…I pretend to be deaf”. How’s that for in your face? To top it all off….he has been on the taxpayer dole for over 40 years…..housing, food stamps, medical….the whole enchilada…..

  • Freddie

    Send all illegals home, regardless of where they came from (all anchor babies and their offspring too). I too would have been insulted if I were the Senator and I am insulted as an American. I don’t get why all of those who have legally immigrated here are not standing on soap boxes protesting the illegals; I would if I were one among the ethic groups that have many illegals in this country.

  • Nancy

    The person chairing the inquiry should have stopped the spanish right away. Be in America legally, there is no other way. There is no such thing as “anchor baby”………only liberal double speak.

  • http://PersonalLibertyDigest Confoundme once but not twice

    I totally agree with the Senator from Austin . It is VERY Insulting to address Any Body in language other than the Language of our country, which Is English. [Even more so, when he was After More Handouts from this Guvmt...something that is Obvious the American Tax-payers will have to 'Foot.'] How Dare he come there with That Attitude ? It did his ”cause’ no good. Shameful as it is, and he doesn`t even seem to realize what an Affront he was to that Committee, and to this whole countrys` citizens. .( Nevermind that this one screwball let him continue in his Mexican speech ! That man should be deported as a traitor.)
    It is completely ridiculous that b.Obama refuses to recognize the utter Fool=hardy approach he is pushing ..concerning this crazy ”so=called” Dream act .. [ among other maneuvers he is trying to put over on the American Citizens.) What Gives him the right to SAY…’You PAY for their college education whether you like it or lump it”… & KNOWing the Terrible straits this Country is Already experiencing..And while knowing tens of thousands Can`t even afford to keep homes they have struggled to meet the mortgage on..for Many years ?? People..IT IS TIME to rebel. Like someone said earlier, ” Don`t breed them if you can`t feed them ‘. OR Send them to our Schools..Or live without Handouts from People who are becoming more angry with this Situation, with Each Day that Passes . THE S.W.H.T.F. Very soon. So, Please..Go back home. This country is fastly becoming a third class country, as well. And almost entirely banctrupt because of the burdens all of you illegal aliens are placing on our citizens. WE Can`t afford you. Don`t force a confrontation. Go home.

  • billy

    i can not belive a person can run, much less be elected to a governing office in america that does not speak english!
    when this country is up for grabs i guess it’s new name will be north mexico.

  • Dan az

    When you go to an other country you have a hard time because of the language bearer.I didn’t ask them to make signs in English I just ask some one to interpret it for me.If I was going to live there then I would learn the language.When they come in legally they are told to learn the language before they can become a citizen and if they don’t they had to leave.What happened to the law or is it that they are not here legally.I would suspect that this guy is an illegal.Did any one ask?I’m not familiar with the bill that they were trying to pass but I can say that all illegals that are against it means to me that it was a good bill.

  • http://None Robert Greer

    If he can’t speak English, then he is a poster child for the law. The last thing we need is more people that refuse to become Americans and continue to soak up funds that should be for citizens and those who are here legally. It is not possible to be a bigot in this situation because Mexican is not a race. Foreign Nationals here illegally are nothing but criminals.

  • TampaBri

    This is AMERICA. Any ‘testimony’ presented to any Government Agency should (read “MUST”) be using English. Yes, we have many old-timers here in Tampa who have been here for 20+ years, and have refused to learn English. Please send them back to where thy can communicate with their fellow countrymen in their own language.

    • Mary

      Shame on the government.. Only in this country you see this Crap. Any dog comes here to poop. Remember when Hugo Chavez came over to insult Bush and the President from Mexico too.

  • jopa

    Dan az;Your statement “When you go to another country you have a hard time because of the language bearer”. Could you please explain this to me in English what that means or is this some type of Ebonics?

  • http://msn donald manka

    there are had times here in america just like there are had time in old mexico to. untill we get OBAMA out of the office of president all the times will get harder for everyone. if the mexicans in america wants better jobs the we all need to get OBAMA out of the office. speak the truth it is all America minded people to vote Obama out because it he is not voted out what will the mexican people do then. if OBAMA GETS ANOTHER 4 YEARS AS PRESIDENT THEN AMERICA WILL BE NO MORE. AND WHAT AND WHO OBAMA IS TRY MUSLUM SO WHO WILL HE BE FOR IT SURE WILL NOT BE FOR MUSLUMS ONLY YES I AM A CHRISTIAN I BELIVE IN GOD, JESUS AND THE HOLY GHOST/ AMEN…….PRAISE…….THE…….LORD GOD 2 JESUS 2 US HOME IS US 2 JESUS 2 GOD

  • Don I

    Like you’ve never made a typo error??? So “Dan az” left the “i” out of barrier. BFD! Even with his typo, I think most of us (maybe not you jopa) know what “Dan az” meant. No need to be so anal about something that insignificant.

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  • Diane

    Help make English the official language of America, sign any and all petitions that you see on line. I have received petitions in the mail here in Iowa to make English our official language. We are trying, we must keep trying. If you do not have petitions in your State yet you need to write and let your Legislators know that you want English as the official langue of your State and that you want them to submit a Bill concerning this issue. It is up to us to make sure thy hear our voice. Do not stop calling and writing keep the pressure on them. Just like this Spanish speaking man has done, the squeaky wheel gets the grease, someone let him be heard on what he wanted. We have got to stop letting ourselves be usurped by these special interest groups and lawyers. Everybody has to make the effort, to many complain and yet do nothing. I am saying if we all took action as often as something comes up in each State they can not continue to ignore the relentless voice of their constituents. Voting Obama and any of these leftist out will also help.

    • GerryC

      Official language. Hey does that mean we make the Amish learn english as well. How about the cajuns in the back woods of Louisiana? You also plan on wiping out the various languages of the American Indian tribes as well. How about in Puerto Rico should you be required to learn Spanish to travel there, after all that is part of the USA as well, but they are also their own country. How about those people in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Texas, and the rest of the south make them learn English as well I can’t stand those people that say pa’k your ca’, I’m from Joisy, or call themselves New Yawkers, or sal y’all.

  • Joe

    This fellow not feeling any necessity to learn English is the core of our immigration problem. It used to be that immigrants dreamed of becoming an American Citizen and learned our language and history after waiting for years. Today they easily come to our country illegally because Liberals need their vote to keep their sorry asses in office so they can rip us off a little longer. These immigrants are only here to take what they can get, while despising this country for not giving them even more freebees.

  • Bruce

    This is ridiculous letting the mexican speak in spanish. The Senator should have dismissed him for disrespect and especially not speaking in English. America is being overrun by illegals-mexicans, muslims and other anti-American hate groups. If oboob gets another 4 years, our American history, culture, traditions and the Bill of rights will be gone. Everybody needs to “wake up” and soon. There has been too much welfare, ‘political correctness’ and government handouts for too long. The work ethic is almost non-existent, drop out of high school have kids and get a check(s). The rioting and race wars are coming.

    Keep your powder dry. GOD BLESS AMERICA!!

    • Jana

      I did not recognize the liberal Senator that contradicted the Texas Senator.
      The Texas Senator knows the problems.

  • JC

    I’m not clear here…
    Is this door knob supposed to be representing “immigrants” or ILLEGAL IMMIGRANTS?
    Immigrants have full rights…so he must be representing a bunch of criminals. How the hell did he even get a forum?

  • GerryC

    Guys get a grip. When the president goes abroad and visists other countries and is invited to speak, does he have to become fluent in every language on the planet just not to insult them?


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