Your Time is a Real Treasure or Volunteering 101 by Sandra Crosnoe (reposted from 2009) You are called to be salt and light. You are a light upon a hill. You are a treasure in the kingdom of the Lord. You are called with purpose. You know this is true! It resonates within your being. How could it not be so?
Do you know exactly how many of your tax dollars your government spends on multilingual programs?
I mean everything, from the costs of hiring bilingual teachers, printing bilingual textbooks, translating every government website into multiple languages, requiring every agency and department throughout the entire United States to hire translators and/or print materials to ensure that any person, speaking any language, can receive government services in their language of choice.
Do you have any idea how much this costs you and every other American taxpayer?
Wait, there’s more. Thanks to Bill Clinton’s Executive Order 13166, federal bilingual mandates were extended to every single company doing business with the federal government or receiving any federal benefit from the federal government requiring all of them to provide the same multilingual services. This list includes, but is not limited to all government contractors or anyone doing business with…
h/t to my good friend Jim Boulet who made EO13166 a household word in the political arena!
originally found here: http://englishfirst.org/congressc/how-much-does-america-spend-on-mulitlingual-programs.html
titled “English First: How Much Does America Spend”
Sandra Crosnoe says, “As most of you know who read here, I am active with R3publicans and was an original founding member and serve on the policy board as such. The policy on our released endorsements is that if we do not have consensus, we do not endorse in a race, so the list is rather short and here is the link for Oklahoma R3publicans Endorsements for 2010 which went out this weekend. My personal picks and thinking are below with links to their sites (the ones I know) for more information as desired:”
Tarah Dawdy captured so much on film during a recent trip to Oklahoma that she has put it all together in a ‘stop motion video’ for us all to enjoy. My Oklahoma friends will recognize some places and see some new ones for sure. Places include the Oklahoma Capitol, Cowboy Museum, Oklahoma Memorial, parks and […]
Amanda Teegarden spoke at the Midwest Liberty Fest October 2009 in DuQuoin Illinois