• The New York Post listed 10 more accusations of past sexual misconduct against Hollywood actors, directors and producers. It never ends. This year’s Academy Awards show could last five hours because the In Memoriam segment is also going to list all the careers that died in the past year.
• The Florida Times-Union reported that a married couple in Sarasota placed an online order from Amazon for two large plastic trash bins. The problem was, when the bins arrived they were filled with 20 kilos of marijuana. Apparently they accidentally signed up for Amazon Primo.
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Once again I am left to wonder if those people who feel the “flag is being disrespected” have ever actually looked up the ways that is done. Taking a knee is no way disrespecting the military, the flag, nor the National Anthem.
Are those complaining even aware of the fact that it was U.S. Army Veteran Nate Boyer who suggested to Colin to kneel in the first place? If this was disrespecting to the military, would an Army veteran be the one saying to do it?
Also, I wonder if those complainers have actually READ the entire “Star Spangled Banner,” including the stanza glorifying the death of free slaves?
Let us remember that when a player is wounded in the field, many players kneel in respect; when a family member is presented a folded flag, it is done while kneeling; when those who pray do so it is done while kneeling. Kneeling is the utmost sign of respect.
I know there are many people who read this letter who believe that owning guns are their constitutional right, and it never should change.
I want you to know that I respect your opinion, but I feel that there are possibly some points that we can agree on: • No citizen needs an assault rifle. • Mental illness exists in every country.
• Our country has the most mass murders of any country, and they are increasing.
• Gun control is very effective in places like Canada and Australia.
• We are beginning to feel fearful if we are in a crowded place. • Our children are in danger. • Nothing has been done to change anything that could curb these shootings.
If you agree with any of these points, we need to let our legislators know how we feel.
It should be number one on their agenda, and our requests should be
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