Protect the future; Vote out Trumpers
Apropos January’s recognition of the Jan. 6 attempted coup of 2021: considering that Trump appears to have the emotional stability of a toddler, I am surprised that, upon defeat, he didn’t fling himself to the ground, beat his fists and legs and cry, “I have a stupid country, I have a stupid, stupid country!”
Despite the emotional stability of a tot, or perhaps because of it, he is a dangerous man; dangerous to the Earth as a climate-change denier, to the country as a power-crazed zealot, to democracy as a fascist authoritarian wanna-be, to minorities and immigrants as a White supremacist hate-monger, to women as a misogynist, and to public health as a former covid-denier and a discourager of mask-wearing.
I do not see how Christians, or people of any religion for that matter, can support him and still claim to be strong in their faith.
For when it comes to God’s good creation of this Earth and its species, we are in very grave danger from people like him who place power and greed above life.
For the sake of the Earth, and your children and grandchildren, please vote his supporters, and that includes Rep. Elise Stefanik, out in November.
Insurrectionists armed, dangerous
In response to Dr. Salvatore’s Jan. 20 letter (“Don’t compare 1/6 to 9/11, Pearl Harbor.”) You should probably check your facts.
Many of those involved in the attack were armed, and several had guns that police later seized.
On Nov. 12, 2021, Lonnie Leroy Coffmane, 71, of Falkville, Ala., admitted to one federal count of possessing an unregistered firearm or destructive device — the Molotov cocktails.
He brought five loaded firearms and 11 Molotov cocktails in his truck to Capitol Hill. There were more.
The Capitol police were protecting their place of employment. Just because Donald Trump says Capitol rioters had ‘no guns whatsoever’ doesn’t make it so.
Yes, BLM did destroy neighborhoods of several cities. That is inexcusable.
As of June 2021, more than 10,000 people have been arrested in protests decrying racism and police brutality in the wake of George Floyd’s death, according to an Associated Press tally of known arrests across the United States. I think this shows that BLM’s “violent destructive ways” are not being ignored.
How many others died because of the Jan. 6 “protest”? Just because they didn’t die at the protest, doesn’t mean their deaths were not a result of it.
I sympathize for the family of Ashli Babbitt.
But let me ask the question: If people were breaking into your house and you had a gun, would you shoot them?
The people need to be represented
The basic problem for a democratic republic is that the people need “representatives.”
But in order to obtain representatives, the people need to choose between politicians.
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