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Wehadasimplifiedoutdoorgraduationceremonyfortheclassof2020lastweek,withsocialdistancingandfacemasks. Theschooldidnotinviteanycommencementspeaker,thehighlightoftheceremonyisthespeechbythePresidentoftheSeniorClass,whohappenstobemyson.ThoughIknowthegistofhisspeech,Ihadheardhimandotherfamilymembersdebateaboutit,andIhadheardhimpracticefromtimetotime,butitwasattheceremony,itbecamereal.Itwasmyfirsttim...[阅读全文]
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Refresher.
Iamsuremanyofushavereadorheardaboutthispoematonepointoranotherduringlife.
Iamreadingitoutoncemore.
FirstTheyCamebyPastorMartinNiemöller FirsttheycamefortheCommunists AndIdidnotspeakout BecauseIwasnotaCommunist. ...[阅读全文]
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Evenifyourchilddoesnotexperienceanyofthese,therearekidswhoexperiencesregularly. Ittakeslotsofcourage!
https://www.instagram.com/tv/CCJxMzTgcui/ [阅读全文]
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ForpeoplewhoareinterestedintheshorthistoryofUSA,thereisafamousspeechdeliveredbystatesmanandabolitionistFrederickDouglassin1852. Theyearwas1852,andtheaudienceareabolitionists,theoccasionistocelebratethe4thofJuly.Butthespeechisanythingbut... Itis2020now.Thisspeechstillrings. [阅读全文]
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Itisnotsolongago,therewasnotmiddleground.IfObamasaidtheskywasblue,theysayno.Ifhesaidfishliveinthesea,they’dsayno.
Whyisthat? [阅读全文]
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TheotherdayIaskedmydaughter,aliberal,whatcouldbethemostcommonreasonwhythereisasuchdisconnectbetweenmygenerationandhers.Shereplied"nooffense,Iknowthatyouandmomworkhard,andyouareingeneralsympathetictoothers,wearemorepassionatebecausethisismycountry,IfeelthatIamentitled.Igrowuphere,Ifeellikethatwecandobetterasacountry" Iamproudofherregardlessofherpoliticalviews.Wehaveourdisagreements,and...[阅读全文]
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Thefollowingwascutandpastedfromthislink: https://www.soprissun.com/2020/06/03/white-privilege-and-systemic-racism-in-2020/ Recently,Ihappeneduponashortvideoofanti-racismactivistandeducatorJaneElliotinvitinganaudienceofwhitepeopletostandiftheywouldbehappytobetreatedthesamewaythatthissociety,ingeneral,treatsourblackcitizens.Notonesinglepersonstood. Thenshesaid,“Thismea...[阅读全文]
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(2020-06-08 22:29:05)
Iheardandreadthisphrase"Iamopenminded"severaltimestodayfrompeopleatoneendofpolicalspectrum,thesamesidethatoftenworrythatkidsarebrainwashedbyothers. Openatinybitmore. [阅读全文]
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IdonotownanyfirearmandIamasupportofthe2ndamendment.Astingingsecondamendmentsupporterandfirearmsowneroncesaidthefollowing.
Notbecausesomecriminalscommitcrimeswithfirearms,weshoulddeprivelawbidingcitizensofowningfirearms.Thesamethingcanbesaidaboutthefirstamendment,notbecausetherearebadactorsriotinganddestroyingproperties,weshouldpunishlawfulandpeacefulprotests.Theprotestersdeserveoursupport....[阅读全文]
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