Before America can be honest, Natalie, it has to call itself the USA, not America. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Fortuna Benmayor
    • 17.02.11 | 17:36 (IST)

    And if you want to say "not in my name" start by calling your country the USA. America is the entire continent named after Americo Vespucci, the Italian geographer, who saw it was not the "Indies" but a continent on its own. When you people monopolized and kidnapped the name of an entire continent for your own country, you left all of us out, as hiphened-Americans: South Americans, Latin Americans. Subtext: Sub-Americans. Start there for a change.

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