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yankeedem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jul-07-06 08:21 PM
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17. Thank you Captain Obvious
"This doesn't help people," Shalhoub said. "It helps McDonald's sell more coffee, ...."

No kidding? McDonald's puts up billboards to sell more? Wow. Next thing he's going to tell me that water is wet.
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  -Mayor decries Spanish billboard (in NJ) brooklynite  Jul-07-06 06:09 PM   #0 
  - This tool ran for governor last year  Reverend_Smitty   Jul-07-06 06:11 PM   #1 
  - Lonegan is a guy...  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Jul-07-06 06:21 PM   #4 
  - Fucking god damn English speaking pricks.  Bornaginhooligan   Jul-07-06 06:12 PM   #2 
  - Nicely put  FiveGoodMen   Jul-07-06 06:30 PM   #5 
  - Jawohl, Mensch  TheMirrorMan   Jul-07-06 08:37 PM   #22 
  - He's the mayor of BOGOTA  democracyindanger   Jul-07-06 06:19 PM   #3 
  - Now, now, they say it...  Tesha   Jul-07-06 07:06 PM   #8 
  - I agree he's a Maroon...even an ULTRA-Maroon  mcscajun   Jul-07-06 07:12 PM   #9 
     - But it LOOKS Spanish!  democracyindanger   Jul-07-06 07:15 PM   #10 
        - Yeah. How DARE they!  mcscajun   Jul-07-06 07:27 PM   #11 
  - First was cheese steaks and now iced coffee??  Lost-in-FL   Jul-07-06 06:34 PM   #6 
  - Ay Qu S!  corbett   Jul-08-06 05:47 PM   #32 
  - It would make more sense to change the name of his town  kskiska   Jul-07-06 06:36 PM   #7 
  - If you want to be here, speak English.  omenapoint   Jul-07-06 07:40 PM   #12 
  - Seriously.  brook   Jul-07-06 07:57 PM   #13 
  - Those Americans that immigrate to other countries and refuse to assimilate  Doctor Venmkan   Jul-08-06 07:52 PM   #36 
  - I'm sure she stepped off the boat  yankeedem   Jul-07-06 08:17 PM   #15 
  - Nope, but she started learning immediately.  omenapoint   Jul-07-06 08:23 PM   #18 
     - Just like Spanish-speaking immigrants do  yankeedem   Jul-07-06 08:25 PM   #19 
     - Then we wouldn't need spanish signs.  omenapoint   Jul-07-06 08:28 PM   #20 
     - Sadly, no  yankeedem   Jul-07-06 08:31 PM   #21 
     - If Spanish is offensive to you, cover your eyes  ugarte   Jul-07-06 10:23 PM   #25 
     - oh, look another one  Ms. Clio   Jul-08-06 12:42 AM   #27 
     - Of course we do  LostinVA   Jul-09-06 10:30 AM   #39 
     - Bingo n/t  LostinVA   Jul-09-06 10:23 AM   #38 
     - Wrong!  Lost-in-FL   Jul-08-06 07:00 PM   #35 
        - No flaming from me -- you're right  LostinVA   Jul-09-06 10:32 AM   #40 
  - My goodness, however does Canada manage to function with 2 languages???  Ms. Clio   Jul-08-06 12:43 AM   #28 
  - Actually, an all Spanish billboard would probably be illegal in Quebec  daleo   Jul-08-06 05:54 PM   #33 
     - Yes, but if 12% of Quebec's population spoke Spanish  Ms. Clio   Jul-09-06 01:58 PM   #41 
     - Hard to say - the laws are complicated  HEyHEY   Jul-18-06 03:01 PM   #44 
  - There's one more thing that bind Americans together  Lost-in-FL   Jul-08-06 06:43 PM   #34 
  - *yawn*  LostinVA   Jul-09-06 10:22 AM   #37 
  - Yeah, yeah, yeah  KingFlorez   Jul-09-06 02:46 PM   #42 
  - Odd, Canada has two official languages and works fine.  HEyHEY   Jul-18-06 02:57 PM   #43 
  - Except in Quebec, where signs in English only are illegal  Freddie Stubbs   Jul-18-06 03:27 PM   #47 
     - That's been done away with  HEyHEY   Jul-18-06 06:24 PM   #48 
  - We aren't bound together at all. Never were and never will be.  Sapere aude   Jul-18-06 06:37 PM   #52 
  - Ask the asswipe what part of "freedom of speech" does he not understand?  yellowcanine   Jul-07-06 08:15 PM   #14 
  - This guy ran for Governor  yankeedem   Jul-07-06 08:18 PM   #16 
  - Thank you Captain Obvious  yankeedem   Jul-07-06 08:21 PM   #17 
  - A good half of the billboards in my area are in Spanish (Yuma, AZ)  expatriot   Jul-07-06 09:11 PM   #23 
  - If Lonegan don't like the US, why don't he move somewhere else?  struggle4progress   Jul-07-06 09:16 PM   #24 
  - I saw a shot of the billboard on the news  rocknation   Jul-07-06 10:35 PM   #26 
  - What a Bozo...  rayofreason   Jul-08-06 01:02 AM   #29 
  - Change the name of the town as well. "Bogota" has a latin ring to it.  oasis   Jul-08-06 01:23 AM   #30 
  - In fairness to the idiot, every McDonald's billboard is offensive.  Voltaire99   Jul-08-06 01:25 AM   #31 
  - What a smuch, we have a auto repair business  pokercat999   Jul-18-06 03:16 PM   #45 
  - he would stroke out here in Orange County  xxqqqzme   Jul-18-06 03:19 PM   #46 
  - thank you!  shanti   Jul-18-06 06:36 PM   #51 
  - No, the sign says you xenophobes can go fuck yourselves, freedom of speech  Sapere aude   Jul-18-06 06:33 PM   #49 
  - hah!  shanti   Jul-18-06 06:35 PM   #50 
 

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