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  • Tim Harrison

    Tim Harrison Sept. 18, 2001, 9:31 p.m. (Message 27426)

    Re: Afghan opinion

    At 01:14 PM 9/18/01, xxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx wrote:
    >--- A "Native" of anywhere is someone who was born there. The so
    called "NAtive Americans," meaning American Indians, also are
    immigrants. My family has been here 10 generations...before this
    country was this country. I was born here. I am, therefore, a native.
    As for hyphens...especially in a time of war there is no room for a
    half-assed committment. We must be united as Americans. Hyphens split
    us up.
    
    Being proud of one's ancestry and cultural heritage doesn't
    automatically cause one to have a "half-assed" commitment to all
    others.
    
    End of my participation in this thread. I seem to be encouraging more
    inflammatory statements.
    
    -- Tim Harrison
    -- Austin, Texas
          

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