Wednesday, March 16, 2005
Our Newest Op Ed-By Warner Todd Huston
- By Warner Todd Huston
I know, I know. You've heard it all before. It seems every couple of years a congressman will raise this issue and, after he has let his constituents back home see that he is an "All American" guy, he lets it die a quite, ignominious death.
Well, we have the issue on the table once again. Representative Steve King (R, Iowa 5th Dist.) introduced the "English Language Unity Act of 2005" in the first week of March. Yes, another bill seeking to make English the official language of the country is being proposed by a politician seeking re-election. Sure, King says all the right things in his press release (which can be seen at his website: Steve King, Iowa 5th Dist.), but I hope this is not a vehicle for Mr. King to establish his "All American" bona fides so that he might get re-elected, only to forget about it later. Call me cynical............
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