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  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: We need a common tongue

    Robert Vandervoort clearly demonstrates a consequence of our lack of a common tongue ("Out of many, one official language," Commentary, Feb. 21). It's bad enough that a student at a state-funded college is unable to attend classes where her fellow students speak English. It's unacceptable that school administrators publicly defamed her, served her with suspension papers and had her escorted off the campus by police because she requested that English be used in class.

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    Inside the Beltway: Obamacare lost in translation

    Gentlemen, start your engines and let the FOIAs begin. Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus already has filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services asking for information on the number of Americans who have enrolled in Obamacare. Now comes another request, with an interesting demand.

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  • Robert Vandervoort, executive director of ProEnglish, an advocacy group pushing for English to be adopted as the official language of the U.S., said bilingual ballots should not be allowed.

    Election edict tests Fairfax →

  • "The fact that we are requiring ballots to be printed in languages other than English when, if you have to become citizens, you have to learn English … it's definitely a disconnect," he said. "I just think it's sort of a misguided approach. In reality, it's discouraging the assimilation our country needs."

    Election edict tests Fairfax →

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