Posts tagged "Dallas"

In Dallas police issued 39 tickets for not speaking English

Last week I wrote a blog post about a police officer in Dallas who gave a woman a ticket for not speaking English. He used a citation normally reserved for commercial drivers and the ticket was later thrown out. Now it turns out that the Dallas police chief acknowledged there have been 39 tickets issued... Read more »

Some English-only advocates can't spell

If you’re going to support English-only laws, you should know one thing. Spelling. A friend of mine recently sent me this link to Dribbleglass with these photos and more of English-only advocates and anti-immigrant demonstrators. Check out all the spelling errors. I can’t decide if this is funny or scary. One thing is certain. Language... Read more »

What's wrong with speaking Spanish?

People are getting into trouble for speaking Spanish these days. At a hotel in New Mexico (of all places) the owner, Larry Whitten, ordered his employees to stop speaking Spanish and to Anglicize their names. And the owner fired some employees who refused to conform to his rules, according to an Associated Press story. And... Read more »


Photo of “Cheesus” from KTVT / KTXA . What? A Texas man says he found Jesus in a Cheetos bag. Dan Bell says he bought a bag of junk food at a service station and that one of the cheesy snacks looks like a shape of Jesus praying, according to a report by the Dallas... Read more »