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Re: OT: Bush quotes

Hal Vaughan wrote:
On Thursday 05 February 2009, Ignacio Mondino wrote:
Ron Johnson wrote:
On 02/05/2009 08:44 AM, consultores1 wrote:

Are you refering to Unitedstatesdians? because i am from El
Salvador and without any dude i am American.
The oldest nation[0] in the region gets to pick it's name and
abbreviation.  That would be "us".
Sorry, "we" prefer not to be represented by "you", thank you very

 Thus is the natural order of man.
That is Gengis Kahn style of management.

I've got the same response to both comments:
You have to understand Ron.  He's just being imperialistic.

As always.


I completely agree. As someone who lives here (and is a citizen), I hold a very different opinion (than Ron) about who gets to name what. If other (non-USian) residents of the greater "Americas" take offense at us referring to ourselves as Americans, I'm happy to attempt to get this right (and even support the effort to attempt to educate my fellow USians).


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