Cuomo should give away book profits
While no amount of money will bring back the loved ones lost in nursing homes to covid, I think Mr. Cuomo should fund his suggested monument to essential workers from the windfall profits of his book.
Cases offer different views of justice
Last month, two very highly controversial murder cases were adjudicated: One took place in the United States and the other, in France.
On April 20, a court in Minneapolis found Derek Chauvin, a former policeman who is White, guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd who was Black.
Although the evidence appeared to be overwhelming, there were concerns that a jury in the United States might not have the resolve to convict a White policeman in the death of a Black man.
The conviction was met with relief and a sense that justice had been served.
On April 14, France’s highest court ruled that the suspected murderer of an elderly woman was not criminally responsible and could not go on trial. The woman, Sarah Halimi was Jewish, and the suspect, Kobili Traoré, is a Muslim man.
The court concluded that Traoré committed the killing after succumbing to a “delirious fit” brought about by smoking pot and was thus not responsible for his actions.
Given the facts, the French court’s conclusion is suspect. In spite of his “delirium,” Traoré was somehow able to select his Jewish neighbor as the victim, beat her to death, and push her out of the window of her Paris flat while shouting “God is great” in Arabic. His actions seem to reflect “presence of mind,” not a “delirious fit.”
The French court seemed more concerned about protests in its Muslim community than accountability for the murder. Justice was not served in this case.
The truth is under attack from liberals
People like Douglas S. Hampton, (see his May 16 letter “GOP no longer has any use for the truth”), epitomize the limited knowledge of the liberal in America.
All of their “facts” and formation are gleaned from other rabid partisan liberals. If you know him, ask him who wrote these “well documented” reports that Trump lied on some unimaginable level. Where are these reports?
He attributes five deaths on Jan. 6 to violence.
Two died from heart issues. One died from a drug overdose. One unarmed woman died after being shot by a capital police officer and Brian Sicknick died after having a stroke, not from a media promulgated beating.
After watching the videos, I see no brawls, I see no one being pummeled, yet he speculates many more would have died from the “violence” if not for the very police the left despises.
To Mr. Hampton, truth is liberal dogma, anything less is a lie.
He asks what has happened to truth, justice, and the American way.
The answer is they are all under attack by liberal Democrats.
They control the media, so we have propaganda. They control the judiciary, and we now have a two tier justice system. They control the state, so welfare and dependency are prioritized over responsibility and work ethic.
You want an answer Mr. Hampton? Look in the mirror.
Don’t lecture Jews on morality of faith
As a Christian woman, I am amazed at the chutzpah that Rev. Ekman displayed in his May 16 letter (“Israel must honor its Hebrew values”) to The Gazette.
To lecture almost half of the world’s Jews on the moral value of their faith while ignoring the immoral conduct of Palestinians who aim rockets at the civilian population in Israel with the hope of causing mass casualties could also be labeled anti-Semitism.
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