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View Poll Results: What's your opinion about Coca-Cola's ad?
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Old 02-03-2014, 03:25 PM   #21
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Are we only accepting the wealthy and well-rested immigrants now?
We should. Independently wealthy people don't need resources of the state to get by, whereas the poors do. It isn't a humanitarian argument -- its an economic one.
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Old 02-03-2014, 03:25 PM   #22
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I thought the commercial was good. America is not a homogeneous regardless of some people's wishes or ideas regarding its design. I just saw the commercial as IDGAF about the superbowl and didnt watch it.
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Old 02-03-2014, 03:27 PM   #23
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I thought the commercial was good. America is not a homogeneous regardless of some people's wishes or ideas regarding its design. I just saw the commercial as IDGAF about the superbowl and didnt watch it.
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Old 02-03-2014, 03:29 PM   #24
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"I thought it promoted unity, not difference."

To promote unity is to acknowledge difference case and point


"Many people took advantage of that right and proceeded to call out Coca-Cola for disrespecting the "national anthem". Their words.[/QUOTE]"

And they had every right to do so lol


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Old 02-03-2014, 03:31 PM   #25
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except america the beautiful isn't the national anthem
I swear most americans are dumb as ****.
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Old 02-03-2014, 04:10 PM   #26
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Caught me off guard. Wasn't too crazy about hearing America the beautiful in other languages. But of course, I'm not allowed to have opinions like that anymore. Yay America.


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Caught me off guard. Wasn't too crazy about hearing America the beautiful in other languages. But of course, I'm not allowed to have opinions like that anymore. Yay America.


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It's your opinion and you're entitled to it, but I'm curious as to this mindset? Why does hearing America The Beautiful in another language irk you?
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It's your opinion and you're entitled to it, but I'm curious as to this mindset? Why does hearing America The Beautiful in another language irk you?
cause this is murica, in murica only english is spoken in murica





















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I thought the commercial was fine. It shows how diverse and tolerant the USA is. With that said, it was the national anthem. It's a source of pride and unity for Americans. I can see why people are upset about it and I wouldn't argue against them. They have a right to be upset.

When I hear the national anthem I get goose bumps, even a butchered version and with the coke ad I really felt indifferent to it. Didn't "grab me and move me" sort of speak. Maybe that's what people are reacting to.

I think a commercial with different ethnicities singing in English but with different accents would have delivered the same message without the negative blowback.

As far as the homosexuality portion is concerned, I would not have changed a thing. Does it have a place in a beverage ad? I don't know. Everyone has a different opinion and I'm sure can back it up. It was just a beverage ad after all. Just my opinion
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It's your opinion and you're entitled to it, but I'm curious as to this mindset? Why does hearing America The Beautiful in another language irk you?
Because I think English should be the national language. It really bothers me when I have to hear a Spanish prompt on the phone or have 15 pages of directions with English being put in there among them.
English should be the language. And it's not necessarily the commercial or the song being sung. It's the notion that all languages are slowly closing in created a multilingual country. And I'm just not ok with that.
As redneck as it sounds, this is America so speak English.


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I thought the commercial was fine. It shows how diverse and tolerant the USA is. With that said, it was the national anthem. It's a source of pride and unity for Americans. I can see why people are upset about it and I wouldn't argue against them. They have a right to be upset.

When I hear the national anthem I get goose bumps, even a butchered version and with the coke ad I really felt indifferent to it. Didn't "grab me and move me" sort of speak. Maybe that's what people are reacting to.

I think a commercial with different ethnicities singing in English but with different accents would have delivered the same message without the negative blowback.

As far as the homosexuality portion is concerned, I would not have changed a thing. Does it have a place in a beverage ad? I don't know. Everyone has a different opinion and I'm sure can back it up. It was just a beverage ad after all. Just my opinion
America the Beautiful is not the national anthem. It's a patriotic hymn, but not the anthem.


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I thought the commercial was fine. It shows how diverse and tolerant the USA is. With that said, it was the national anthem. It's a source of pride and unity for Americans. I can see why people are upset about it and I wouldn't argue against them. They have a right to be upset.

When I hear the national anthem I get goose bumps, even a butchered version and with the coke ad I really felt indifferent to it. Didn't "grab me and move me" sort of speak. Maybe that's what people are reacting to.

I think a commercial with different ethnicities singing in English but with different accents would have delivered the same message without the negative blowback.

As far as the homosexuality portion is concerned, I would not have changed a thing. Does it have a place in a beverage ad? I don't know. Everyone has a different opinion and I'm sure can back it up. It was just a beverage ad after all. Just my opinion
America The Beautiful is not our national anthem.
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I thought the commercial was fine. It shows how diverse and tolerant the USA is. With that said, it was the national anthem. It's a source of pride and unity for Americans. I can see why people are upset about it and I wouldn't argue against them. They have a right to be upset.

When I hear the national anthem I get goose bumps, even a butchered version and with the coke ad I really felt indifferent to it. Didn't "grab me and move me" sort of speak. Maybe that's what people are reacting to.

I think a commercial with different ethnicities singing in English but with different accents would have delivered the same message without the negative blowback.

As far as the homosexuality portion is concerned, I would not have changed a thing. Does it have a place in a beverage ad? I don't know. Everyone has a different opinion and I'm sure can back it up. It was just a beverage ad after all. Just my opinion
oh my ****ing christ are you ****ing serious.

america the beautiful is NOT THE ****ING NATIONAL ANTHEM
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Because I think English should be the national language. It really bothers me when I have to hear a Spanish prompt on the phone or have 15 pages of directions with English being put in there among them.
English should be the language. And it's not necessarily the commercial or the song being sung. It's the notion that all languages are slowly closing in created a multilingual country. And I'm just not ok with that.
As redneck as it sounds, this is America so speak English.


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America has always had large groups of people speaking languages other than English.


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I thought the commercial was fine. It shows how diverse and tolerant the USA is. With that said, it was the national anthem. It's a source of pride and unity for Americans. I can see why people are upset about it and I wouldn't argue against them. They have a right to be upset.

When I hear the national anthem I get goose bumps, even a butchered version and with the coke ad I really felt indifferent to it. Didn't "grab me and move me" sort of speak. Maybe that's what people are reacting to.

I think a commercial with different ethnicities singing in English but with different accents would have delivered the same message without the negative blowback.

As far as the homosexuality portion is concerned, I would not have changed a thing. Does it have a place in a beverage ad? I don't know. Everyone has a different opinion and I'm sure can back it up. It was just a beverage ad after all. Just my opinion
Is this a joke? Seriously?


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Because I think English should be the national language. It really bothers me when I have to hear a Spanish prompt on the phone or have 15 pages of directions with English being put in there among them.
English should be the language. And it's not necessarily the commercial or the song being sung. It's the notion that all languages are slowly closing in created a multilingual country. And I'm just not ok with that.
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So, does that mean it's not right to speak a foreign language in America? Countries that have national languages typically don't prohibit anyone from speaking a different language.

I guess I just don't understand getting bothered by it
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And it's that way in a lot of countries. But all countries have a national language. An official language. And America is moving away from it being English. And that bothers me.




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And it's that way in a lot of countries. But all countries have a national language. An official language. And America is moving away from it being English. And that bothers me.




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Not all countries have an official language. Some have one, some have multiple national languages.

America has never had one.


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Why does it bother you? Because it's slightly inconvenient for you? Businesses will always speak all the major languages in a locality.


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So, does that mean it's not right to speak a foreign language in America? Countries that have national languages typically don't prohibit anyone from speaking a different language.

I guess I just don't understand getting bothered by it
No I think it's fine to speak the language. Speak whatever language you want. I don't care. I'm actually trying to learn Spanish now. But I don't want American billboards to be in another language in 20 years. I don't want highway signs to have 3 different languages to them. I don't want them to count down the ball in NYC as uno doce tres.


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