Ex Notre Dame Coach Questionable Comments At RNC

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Legendary retired Notre Dame coach Lou Holtz said Tuesday that immigrants coming into the U.S. made up “an invasion” and that they need to do a better job of assimilating, according to published reports.

Holtz, who supports Donald Trump, was speaking at a luncheon during the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

“I don’t want to become you,” Holtz said of immigrants, according to the Daily Beast. “I don’t want to speak your language, I don’t want to celebrate your holidays, I sure as hell don’t want to cheer for your soccer team!”

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  48 comments for “Ex Notre Dame Coach Questionable Comments At RNC

  1. Dennis Vu
    July 21, 2016 at 5:03 PM

    Lou was always a racist. Can’t believe it took until 2016 for people to see
    it.

  2. Julian Laureano
    July 21, 2016 at 2:51 PM

    Cenk put a real positive spin on Americas history of being afraid and
    discriminating “the other”

  3. Rob Porritt
    July 21, 2016 at 12:27 PM

    Wow, I didn’t know Obi-Wan Kenobi was from Ukraine. Small galaxy.

  4. MrWhataboss23
    July 21, 2016 at 12:23 PM

    I don’t want to speak Spanish too.

  5. TheKidAztech
    July 21, 2016 at 12:22 PM

    Europeans are foreign to American soil

  6. peter tuann
    July 21, 2016 at 12:03 PM

    Lou is an idiot, nobody is forcing him to speak Chinese, eat sushi, worship
    Islam, celebrate weird holidays, or cheer for any team you don’t like. I
    live in CA, we have 2 Jewish women senators, and they have not made me
    Jewish or California Jewish. We had an Armenian governor and nobody was
    forced to speak Armenian.

    • Roy Merritt
      July 21, 2016 at 12:36 PM

      I lived in Californian briefly during that governor Duekmajian who now
      seems a nice fellow compared to today’s modern Republicans. They now have a
      former Catholic seminarian who was not only the youngest man to ever be
      elected to the office governor of that state in his first term, but now the
      oldest governor of that state when he won back the office. Who was once an
      item with a part Hispanic rocker Linda Ronstadt and I never heard them
      insisting anyone embrace foreign holidays or foreign ideals. The only
      governors of that state that stick out negatively in my mine was the
      miserable Reagan and Pete Wilson who were the ones who sowed this kind of
      divisiveness, Wilson destroying their party due to his hatred of Hispanics
      and those that may have been immigrants legal and otherwise, unless I’m
      sure they are trophy wives from some Slavic region and sound distinctly
      Germanic.

    • Lost
      July 21, 2016 at 2:28 PM

      Austrian.

  7. Maharshi Desai
    July 21, 2016 at 9:57 AM

    I wonder if he knows that Christmas and Easter are immigrant holidays.

    • neeneko
      July 21, 2016 at 11:14 AM

      History is not a conservative strong point.

    • Deborah James
      July 21, 2016 at 1:46 PM

      +neeneko YES it is…they just don’t want to talk about it…or be reminded
      of it by everyone they treated so harshly…EVER…

    • samiamrg7
      July 21, 2016 at 2:26 PM

      And so is St. Patrick’s Day.

  8. Sirius
    July 21, 2016 at 8:28 AM

    Bigotry at the Trump led Republican Klan Rally??? I didn’t forsee anything
    like that happening.

  9. robert jackson
    July 21, 2016 at 5:37 AM

    so the man with a German last name speaking a language of another country
    England
    who worked for a team with a French name dose not like foreigners

    • Airjet2582
      July 21, 2016 at 6:32 AM

      and an Irish mascot.

    • w5winston
      July 21, 2016 at 7:26 AM

      Nope. He likes Drumpf.

  10. Anticapitalist X
    July 21, 2016 at 4:10 AM

    Give back to the Mexicans California, Texas, Arizona, and New Mexico, land
    that the US Imperialist stole from Mexico and I guarantee you no Mexicans
    would want to come to what is left of this shithole place called the United
    Capitalism of America.

    • BallinLike Kobe24
      July 21, 2016 at 8:18 AM

      +BallinLike Kobe24 only

    • john Lyon
      July 21, 2016 at 12:41 PM

      +Anticapitalist X At least you’re speaking openly and not calling everyone
      racist. You’re the first person in the comments I’ve seen being this
      honest. Respect.

  11. Keith Grove
    July 21, 2016 at 3:22 AM

    HOLTZ, that does not sound like an Anglo Saxon name, oh it’s German, you
    immigrant.

    • Airjet2582
      July 21, 2016 at 6:33 AM

      Possibly German Jew as well.

  12. Douglas IRL
    July 21, 2016 at 3:19 AM

    You go Lou!!! you forgot I don’t want to hear your damn Mariachi music all
    weekend at 2 am..come legal to the country or GTFO

    • BallinLike Kobe24
      July 21, 2016 at 8:21 AM

      But whites didn’t come legal to this country so how can you talk about
      immigrants when whites never owned this country. So we all are accept for
      the natives

    • Douglas IRL
      July 21, 2016 at 8:42 AM

      +BallinLike Kobe24 Whites came and were welcomed here by native Americans,
      i know you like to tell the story of how we just came and took it, but they
      were nomads and they did not mind us being here, not all Natives fought
      whites either..so we came built a great nation, it didn’t exist before we
      got here, Just like California was a desert Mexico didn’t care about and
      sold off..after the white man comes and builds things people want to act
      like we just got it for free as if we did not pay for it in blood sweat and
      tears..So it’s our country we have rules follow them come through the front
      door or get out..and why would you be for illegal immigration? so more
      companies can pay them slave labor, more girls forced into prostitution
      because they were smuggled in? make the border tough, bring people through
      legal and we will raise wages because companies won’t be able to pay 20
      cents on the dollar for illegal labor..it’s like arguing with the hang man
      for a better rope, are you guys that stupid you do not get you are screwing
      not only Americans over but yourselves?

  13. ringodooby
    July 21, 2016 at 2:17 AM

    they support hot massive titted immigrants

    • RancidWraith
      July 21, 2016 at 2:18 AM

      Who doesn’t?

    • john Lyon
      July 21, 2016 at 10:24 AM

      +Ringodooby Yeah if they immigrate legally. Why wouldn’t they?

  14. The softest parf of a woman's breast is?
    July 21, 2016 at 2:11 AM

    l just don’t get it because Mexicans are more American than all Americans
    because most mexicans are mix native American people

    • Lord Defekator
      July 21, 2016 at 9:23 AM

      América is a continental, not just a región or a country. There’s more
      América beyond the anglo-America dudes.

    • john Lyon
      July 21, 2016 at 9:54 AM

      +Lord Defekator Yeah we all know it’s a continent. But continents exist
      independent of nations. America the continent existed before humans
      existed. And it has been host to many nations. And America the nation was
      founded by Europeans. The natives or indigenous or whatever you want to
      call them had little to do with it.

    • Myron Gaines
      July 21, 2016 at 12:45 PM

      +john Lyon Not entirely accurate. Without Natives assisting the first
      immigrants, teaching them how to survive, introducing them to corn, then
      later fighting along side them in many wars against different European
      nations and even against other tribes. After all this, they were completely
      discarded and oppressed by European Americans.

    • john Lyon
      July 21, 2016 at 12:51 PM

      +Myron Gaines They did trade with them and interact with them, I know. But
      they were never Americans. They had their own people and their own tribes
      and their own nations that they were a part of.

      They did fight in wars alongside French and British Colonists, but usually
      only with the promise that they would be given their own land and
      sovereignty for their service. Obviously they were betrayed and oppressed
      by the Europeans after though.

  15. Fuller Meltington
    July 21, 2016 at 2:09 AM

    “I support Donald Trump because I’ve played on his golf course and stayed
    in his hotel”

    Smdh

    • dung tran
      July 21, 2016 at 11:54 AM

      +joshua G I’m not a fan. I don’t like President Obama and I’m a Republican
      but rules are rules. Too much fuckery and stalling going on.

    • THERON XL
      July 21, 2016 at 3:17 PM

      +joshua G also dont forget that alot if people DIDNT vote for him because
      he’s “half black”….

    • joshua G
      July 21, 2016 at 3:48 PM

      +THERON XL oh I’m not and I said a couple times it’s a dumb reason to
      choose someone. There’s ignorance on both sides when it comes to choosing
      in an election. But so many people vote off of these touchy feely reasons
      and few seem to look at actual policy. Fewer still look at how hose
      policies will work if put in place. The complacency of Americans when it
      comes to actively seeking info is disturbing. I can respect people on both
      sides who vote policy. Can’t respect voters like what’s his name the video
      is about.

    • joshua G
      July 21, 2016 at 3:49 PM

      +THERON XL sorry thought you wrote DID. Read it too fast. And I know, I’m
      one of those people who didn’t look at his genetic tan at all when I chose.
      Picked him on policy.

  16. Osama Bin Laden
    July 21, 2016 at 2:08 AM

    I have a question for them , i like watching mexican soccer games will i
    turn mexican ?

    • Nep Mora
      July 21, 2016 at 5:09 AM

      only if your an America fan!!! f chivas!!! sucked cocked sinced there
      born😂😂😂

    • BallinLike Kobe24
      July 21, 2016 at 8:11 AM

      How are you on the internet I thought you was dead

  17. Jimmy Estrada
    July 21, 2016 at 12:50 AM

    Mexico is part of American including all of it history, President Abraham
    Lincoln made it so The entire West coast, south East boarder to TEXAS were
    part of Mexico. You don’t just get the land. You get people and all of
    their heritage it’s not exchangeable

    • Sam Pitt
      July 21, 2016 at 1:25 AM

      Mexicans have exponentially more history in this country than Trump, his
      immigrant mother, immigrant grandparents, immigrant 1st and 3rd wives, etc.

  18. Donald Trump
    July 21, 2016 at 12:35 AM

    Nothing wrong at all with what he said.

    • InfinityLRDL
      July 21, 2016 at 12:58 AM

      +usa eagle ivanka is a GOLDDIGGER

  19. jo smith
    July 21, 2016 at 12:32 AM

    the whole convention is questionable!

    • R Factor
      July 21, 2016 at 1:06 AM

      The whole convention is abhorrent.

    • Daniel Larini
      July 21, 2016 at 4:01 AM

      It’s ironic that the american dream is one americans can’t spell or
      pronounce.

    • Falchion
      July 21, 2016 at 7:51 AM

      +Daniel Larini We “can’t spell or pronounce” what? I’m sure of a couple of
      things, most of us know how to make a complete sentence and use capitol
      letters on proper nouns.

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