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Sunday, September 1, 2013
Where’s the outrage over veteran’s slaying?
I don’t understand why people will not call others on their actions. Al Sharpton and the NAACP were all over George Zimmerman because he was wrong and a racist. How come we have not heard from either when black youths are accused of beating an 88-year-old man to death (“Teens suspected in beating death of 88-year-old veteran,” Aug. 24 news story)?
Why hasn’t our president made a statement about his son if he had one?
I am a Marine veteran myself, and I have a little idea of the kind of hell that was the island of Okinawa during World War II. I am sure that Delbert “Shorty” Belton didn’t deserve to survive that hell only to be beaten to death by two hoodlums who are want-to-be gangsters.
People want to talk about race, and that’s fine. I want people who have influence to be fair. Maybe Zimmerman was wrong to follow Trayvon Martin. Maybe he was wrong to be armed. However, they were engaged in mutual combat. So why does no one say these boys are wrong?
The silliness is in the White House
Speaking of silliness, I am wondering what planet Carl Scott fell off of (“Senators recognize silliness in the House,” Aug. 26). To be honest, it is the pot calling the kettle black when Scott calls Republicans the “right wing, do-nothing, tea party in the House,” when “anyone with good sense,” as Scott puts it, knows without a doubt that President Barack Obama hasn’t done anything but put us further in debt.
For the record, Rush Limbaugh is not someone with narrow views, but a smart man.
Furthermore, we all know that Obama landed his second term by making a lot of promises that he well knew he couldn’t keep, plus offering all of the freebies that we taxpayers are having to pay for. Scott should listen up, complete his research and acknowledge how wrong he is.
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