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Saudi students flood
U.S. for English class

USA Today, by Mary Beth Marklein

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 1/14/2013 4:23:16 PM

Rredericksburg, Va. - That University of South Carolina cap on Meshari Albishi´s head? Just for looks, he says. Its colors match the red of his vest, where a metallic pin displays flags for the United States and Saudi Arabia, his homeland. (Snip) Albishi, 25, is one of thousands of international students arriving each year in the United States to study English as the first step toward a college degree. They come from all over the world, but Saudi Arabia, where the government has poured billions of dollars into a generous scholarship program, is driving the recent surge.

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I seem to remember that those terrorist who took airline training where only interested in the basics of flying. And, some came from Saudi Arabia. I would not, even with the so called need of colleges for money, allow these foreign nationals to buy their way into America, where our Homeland Security is very deft at losing track after visa is up.

Any alumni care here? [rhetorical question].

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Geelabeela828, 1/14/2013 4:40:04 PM     (No. 9116305)

GTFO

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Reply 2 - Posted by: provide, 1/14/2013 4:53:34 PM     (No. 9116322)

Yeah, let ´em in. That way the people here can learn first hand how these spoiled bums only dream of placing Americans under their lash.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: fiddle ed, 1/14/2013 4:54:37 PM     (No. 9116327)

Wouldn´t it be a lot less hassle to teach the young Saudis English in their own country? Our universities are overloaded now teaching dumbed down young Americans remedial English along with every other subject that any college bound student should already know. Or is there another purpose in sending thousands of young Muslims to the US?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: redwhite&blue2, 1/14/2013 5:31:59 PM     (No. 9116391)

Werent those 19 terrorist savages who killed all those innocent Americans on 9/11 from the same place? Man are we insane!

The corrupt enemedia fools at the USA Today and Mary Beth Doofus should all be in an unemployment line begging for scraps and forgivesness! And these commie agitator colleges should all be shut down! Again, are we insane?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: enemyofthestate, 1/14/2013 5:42:06 PM     (No. 9116411)

Why, oh WHY, are we letting these people in. Fifteen of the nineteen hijackers on September 11 were Saudis. Those aren´t high enough odds to shut down visas for Saudis?!?

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jond, 1/14/2013 5:53:21 PM     (No. 9116436)

Simple. They pay cash.

Its not their fault we are turning our culture to mush.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 1/14/2013 7:22:17 PM     (No. 9116575)

Not all arabs share the same culture (or sub-sect of Islam), however they do share a hatred of US.

Why let them in?

Let them take english online....

Next.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/14/2013 8:03:42 PM     (No. 9116636)

If you believe that fluff piece of journalism, I still have waders for sale.

Why would one of the richest countries not teach English, like most European nations, because English is the official international language (everywhere but here). They can well afford to build the biggest college on earth.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: provide, 1/14/2013 8:26:48 PM     (No. 9116674)

I have a friend whose son just signed up to teach English in Saudi. He´s smart, but a unrepentant Globalist. He had better stop looking at women.

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