One can't deny the veracity of GOP gubernatorial candidate Tim James' statement ("This is Alabama. We speak English.") Unless, of course, where you are right now isn't Alabama, which means that you're an illegal homosexual.
Sigmund Freud said, "The first human who hurled an insult instead of a stone was the founder of civilization." Indeed, throughout history, insults have packed powerful political, social, and cultural punches for civilization.