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To: the new Biden Administration Attention - the honorable Cedric Richmond Senior Advisor to the President Greetings elected officials, diplomats, and honorable people, Last time I wrote my elected officials it was under a circumstance of distress. I'm pleased to say that my experience with that situation was resolved with the help and assistance of some good people in public service. I dont write these letters often because Im often not feeling up to putting the kind of energy it requires to express the situation in terms that are solution oriented. But I seek solution oriented strategies often to remedy strife and stress that people in my community live with. It appears to be a time once again to update on the latest issue that we need serious intervention. My name is Ty S I...
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Georgia GOP state senate...
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El 5 de septiembre de 2020, el obispo Joseph Strickland de la Diócesis de Tyler publicó en las redes sociales, una homilía pronunciada por el P. James Altman, pastor de la iglesia católica St. James the Less en La Crosse, Wisconsin. La homilía se titula “No Puedes Ser Católico y Demócrata: Punto. En él, el P. Altman instruye a los demócratas católicos a "Arrepentirse de su apoyo a ese partido y su plataforma o enfrentar el fuego del infierno ... Habrá sesenta millones de bebés abortados parados a las puertas del cielo impidiendo su entrada demócrata y nada de lo que pueda decir lo excusará jamás por su apoyo directo o indirecto a esa agenda diabólica ". P. Altman classifica el cambio climático como un "engaño", y llama a los recipientes de la Acción Diferida Para los Llegados en la...
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On September 5, 2020, Bishop Joseph Strickland of the Diocese of Tyler posted a homily given by Fr. James Altman, pastor of St. James the Less Catholic Church in La Crosse, Wisconsin to social media. The homily is entitled You Cannot be Catholic and a Democrat. Period. In it, Fr. Altman instructs Catholic democrats to “Repent of your support of that party and its platform or face the fires of hell…There will be sixty million aborted babies standing at the gates of heaven barring your democrat entrance and nothing you can ever say will ever excuse you for your direct or indirect support of that diabolical agenda.” Fr. Altman continues to label climate change a “hoax”, before calling recipients of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) “criminal illegal aliens.” About the homily...
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Dear Mr. President, With all due respect, I would like to call you out on your insensitive remarks on the LGBT community. The last time I checked, we were living in 2020 where 193 countries are signatories to The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), with Burundi being one of them. Protecting the rights of all citizens, irrespective of age, ethnicity, religion, disability, race, gender identification, or sexual orientation, is a key part of that agreement. Respecting all people and their rights isn’t even about what world we live in. it is not time-bound as being tolerant towards each other is taught by the Bible itself: “Here there is no Gentile or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all. Therefore, as God’s...
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I recently engaged in a discussion with a (former) pastor who thought it wise to encourage his fellow pastors on social media to not use the pulpit to sway their people to vote for their preferred candidate. “Just point people to Jesus because that’s all that matters.” The implication was to steer clear of political discussion. Period. That sounds great. Very spiritual. Very righteous. I admit, if we were approaching a presidential election decades ago, that advice may be fitting. Not so today where one party’s slogan is “Battle for the soul of a nation.” That is extremely telling. Long gone are the days where an election is primarily about the economy and raising taxes. (For any non-Christians reading this letter, let me quickly denounce the absurd accusation that we believe Trump-or...
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There are 18.8 million Veterans living in the United States today. We represent 500+ of them. We have served in World War II, the Korean War, Cold War, Vietnam War, Grenada, Panama, Lebanon, Persian Gulf War, Afghanistan, Iraq (OEF/OIF), and with the military’s anti-drug cultivation efforts in South America. We, like the rest of the country, never thought the day would come that our biggest battle would be within our own borders. There are over 76,518 Veterans who have been infected with COVID-19 and 4,017 have needlessly died. The list of challenges plaguing Veterans, our families, and the American people - continues to grow with increases in suicides, drug abuse, hate crimes, unemployment, homelessness, bankruptcies, and climate change. We can and MUST do better...
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The UNITED STATES OF AMERICA used to be a country with great leadership respected and admired for the strength of its economy and its democracy. Now everything built is at high risk of deterioration. How did we get here? One of the more evident applications of the Yin and Yang concept is the ideological polarization between people’s ideas and beliefs. The first Europeans that populated and founded the United States of America canalized their more fundamental differences through two main political parties which interaction, dynamic and evolution contributed to build a great country. Tracking the history of the position about slavery and discrimination in the American people is a good example of this dualism. Even though George Washington had abolitionist ideas and the declaration of...
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"I will shoot you and nothing will happen." A statement that shows no concern to human lives. This statement has paralyzed people mentally. If people who are to protect our citizen are the one oppressing and killing the system, then our country isnt safe anymore. If our friend should say this, then we know our live is at stake and all we can do is to keep hoping. But, when we keep hoping with no result coming forth, then our hope becomes hopeless and we accept what we ought not to accept. Why should we be afraid of walking freely in our motherland? Why should we think that going to another country is the best for us? Why should our youth be afraid of the future? Why should we be scared of people they told us are our friend? Some citizens are not proud to be a citizen of this land...
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I speaking for myself you voters should not let Donald Trump or his supporters intimidate you from casting your vote who ever you vote for you have a right to vote. Trump has put out poll watchers so it seems to watch or perhaps scare voters particular black voters in not casting their votes .voters should exercise their right to vote regardless who you vote for in the upcoming election . Donald Trump doesn't want to vote because if you vote he losses exercise your right to vote early mail in voting or voting day November 3, 2020 you should vote regardless who you vote for! If you want to vote by mail so be it because Donald TRUMP. and his administration vote by mail including Trump 's family and his supporters vote by mail so if you vote to avoid catching the coronavirus then you should...
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