News Officially Lame By Snow Tempest Published May 19, 2006 12:00 AM LAist relies on your reader support. Your tax-deductible gift today powers our reporters and keeps us independent. We rely on you, our reader, not paywalls to stay funded because we believe important news and information should be freely accessible to all. Donate Now Monthly Donation One-Time Donation $5/mo $10/mo $15/mo $20/mo $60 $120 $180 $240 Continue US Senate votes to make English the official language of the United States. Isn't this supposed this a free country? Come on, fellow Americans, you know you don't like to be told what to do.What's next, a literacy test before you can vote? What Voting Rights Act of 1965?