Letter to the editor

“Democrats urging the country to take correct, scientifically sound actions…”

So writes a recent letter writer. I bet he typed that with a straight face because he absolutely believes his own drivel. He then goes on to chastise the Republicans for a gathering of 1,500 at the White House. He effectively is saying “Nevermind what you’ve been seeing on the news for the last number of weeks. Ignore the violence and crowds of progressive Democrats marching shoulder to shoulder.” At least a large number of them are wearing masks … around their necks. While spewing their hatred for the United States.

And today, Joe Biden finally, finally said something about the violence. Four nights of the Democratic National Convention and nary a word mentioned of the looting, rioting and burning. Biden never said a word about it until now, when it’s hit him hard in the polls.

They are using lasers to try to blind the police, looting stores that people have worked their entire lives to build, attacking innocent people trying to intimidate them into supporting their cause.

That doesn’t sound very “honorable” to me.

Don’t let these progressives trying to pass themselves off as Democrats buffalo you.

EDITOR’S NOTE: Biden has repeatedly condemned violence at protests over police brutality. After the death of George Floyd, Biden released a statement May 31: “Protesting such brutality is right and necessary. It’s an utterly American response. But burning down communities and needless destruction is not. Violence that endangers lives is not. Violence that guts and shutters businesses that serve the community is not.” After the Aug. 23 shooting of Jacob Blake in Wisconsin, Biden tweeted Aug. 26: “Needless violence won’t heal us. We need to end the violence — and peacefully come together to demand justice.” A Biden campaign spokesman had released a similiar statement the day before.

Carl Stevens

Owosso

(7) comments

Mother Hen

Thank you, Argus Editor, for posting facts. It's needed.

JMB 1911

Let's see, Biden didn't say anything between May 31 and Aug. 26. Just about 3 months. Sounds like a fact to me.

graceandpeace

That was during the Marcel Marceau portion of Biden's campaign. Really, he didn't say anything for 3 months

graceandpeace

"Lives In The Balance"

I've been waiting for something to happen

For a week or a month or a year

With the blood in the ink of the headlines

And the sound of the crowd in my ear

You might ask what it takes to remember

When you know that you've seen it before

Where a government lies to a people

And a country is drifting to war

And there's a shadow on the faces

Of the men who send the guns

To the wars that are fought in places

Where their business interest runs

On the radio talk shows and the T.V.

You hear one thing again and again

How the U.S.A. stands for freedom

And we come to the aid of a friend

But who are the ones that we call our friends

These governments killing their own?

Or the people who finally can't take any more

And they pick up a gun or a brick or a stone

There are lives in the balance

There are people under fire

There are children at the cannons

And there is blood on the wire

There's a shadow on the faces

Of the men who fan the flames

Of the wars that are fought in places

Where we can't even say the names

They sell us the President the same way

They sell us our clothes and our cars

They sell us every thing from youth to religion

The same time they sell us our wars

I want to know who the men in the shadows are

I want to hear somebody asking them why

They can be counted on to tell us who our enemies are

But they're never the ones to fight or to die

And there are lives in the balance

There are people under fire

There are children at the cannons

And there is blood on the wire

storm17

Joe is so dependable isn't he? Ha!

RacerRay

Another Trump/Fox News cult member. It must be true cuz the Pres send it.....And God knows he never lies? And now Trump wants to prosecute his enemies.

leapercat

When lives are in the balance, the truth is short and sweet, salute to JB.

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