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"Florida lost an estimated $385 million a year in economic impact, spent millions on court and prison costs, had 3,500 more offenders return to prison, and lost the opportunity to create about 3,800 new jobs." ...
Meet Ed. He's with the Sarasota Chapter of the Brady Campaign. He is 97 years old and has *never* missed a day of the regular demonstrations for gun safety that Brady holds. Ed, you are a role model for us all!
Shout out to the LWV of Sarasota and Sarasota Brady Campaign for hosting this event on the challenges we face going forward on this issue. ...
"...distinctly American ideas became the often unintended instruments for splitting the country into two classes: the protected and the unprotected. The protected overmatched, overran and paralyzed the government. The unprotected were left even further behind. And in many cases, the work was done by a generation of smart, hungry strivers who benefited from one of the most American values of all: meritocracy." ...
Did you know most of our grand parents couldn't read or write.
Our country was overran by a pen.
Left to believe what they were told on the news.
They just worked from daylight to dark for their children to have food, soap, electricity, and clothes to go to school to get an education.
They tried so hard to give us small luxuries that they didn't have or wanted when they were young.
The baby boomers sent their children out into this world not knowing war or famine, hard Times yes. But free we were. Little redneck kids.
Since I graduated in 1999. I have three children.
The struggles we've seen, twin towers, recession, permits for jobs stopped being pulled because we voted in a black president reconstruction of fl. Public trust fund,bp oil spill, bays raped of wild harvest stocks to gain real estate along our coast.
Now their Gina use the bp money to,restore roads and bridge infrastructure instead of protecting the environment. Funny how that worked out.
A sword can kill many, but a Pen can kill an entire nation.
This is a ridiculous analysis. Check the Powell memo and the long running campaign by Kochs and other oligarchs. Southern Strategy, etc. Baby boomers stopped the war and supported civil rights in huge numbers. To make this a demographic rather than class analysis is a smokescreen. Why is the League pushing this idiocy?
"This isn't a time for prayers, and study and inaction, it's a time for prayers, action and the asking of God's forgiveness for our inaction (especially the elected officials that ran to the cameras today, acted in a solemn manner, called for prayers, and will once again do absolutely nothing)," he added. ...