Take it home
By following Stand Up’s logic, perhaps the players should wait and kneel at home.
No RIP for Peck
Gregory Peck must be roiling over in his grave, because of this being done in Biloxi Schools.
Whatever happened to quiet neighborhoods? Now when you step outside, all you hear is planes, trains, dogs and people on their cell phones. Such a distraction.
OK, let’s be honest. How many of you would have even thought of burning tickets and turning off NFL games before Trump made it an issue?
To “Who to blame” who says it’s official that Trumpcare will cause healthcare costs to spiral out of control. Can I borrow your crystal ball?
Public is different
Ignorance is truly bliss. Public events which begin with the playing of our national anthem are historically proper venues to display proper respect en masse to the greatest country on Earth. There is no right or wrong behavior in private, and I dare say these ungrateful and disrespectful NFL players could also “take a knee” all they want in their homes whenever they want.
Inquiring minds wants to know. We see Biloxi business owners are complaining about the influx of homeless people. I remember when they tried to use a school in Biloxi to shelter the homeless. It was shot down. Where do they think the homeless should go? Maybe to their residential community.
As an English teacher who taught eighth-grade many times, may I, as a voice of reason, explain why “To Kill a Mockingbird” should not be taught in the eighth grade. The students are too young. They are beginning their first life changes from childhood to youth (not adulthood). Did these educators not take any educational, child, or adolescent, psychology courses? This wonderful book is one of my top 10 favorites. It should be saved for students who are at least in their junior year of high school. It is about so much more than race, so much more than the trial near the end. Part of its beauty is that it is told by a child who did not understand the meaning of what she recounted. Harper Lee wrote it for readers who could understand. Eighth graders are not yet those people.
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