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Sound Off for Oct. 28: Good choice, Biloxi schools

A young girl statue reads ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by author Harper Lee on July 13, 2015, in Monroeville, Ala. The American classic was pulled from the eighth-grade lesson plan at Biloxi schools after a complaint from a parent about the students’ response to the book’s use of racial language.
A young girl statue reads ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ by author Harper Lee on July 13, 2015, in Monroeville, Ala. The American classic was pulled from the eighth-grade lesson plan at Biloxi schools after a complaint from a parent about the students’ response to the book’s use of racial language. AP file

Winners

Robots will be the breadwinners that “take by force.”

Good choice

Good to see the Biloxi school system didn’t let one family dictate what could be taught in their classrooms.

Please explain

Why is it so often that rules and policies are changed to satisfy only a handful of upset people in spite of an outraged majority opposition?

Wise words

I read in Wednesday’s comics “For Better or For Worse,” it makes you be really thankful for what you have and not what you wish you could have.

Bye-bye!

As far as Sens. Flake and Corker leaving Congress, I have two words for you best said by the late Powers Booth as Curly Bill in the movie Tombstone. “Well, bye.”

Good men

To the person who said Sen. Corker could not win, please know that is false. He could have easily run. He had told his constituents he would only be in the Senate for two years. Wish more of our senators did that. He is a very honorable man. So is Sen. Flake who would have had a more difficult time running as a true conservative. Please do not discount what these good men are saying. They are sending up alarms.

Set an example

All that have spare time to stand on streets protesting have you thought of volunteering? There are young children, teens that need guidence. Don’t leave them alone. Love, care and teach them how to act with others and play sports. Our children are watching how you behave. Be a good example.

How it works

I see people talking about the presidency like its a dictatorship. Saying that the senators should fall in line and do what they are told. Well, folks, that is not how our great system is designed or works. It is not only permissible to question our leadership but its our duty to do so. No matter what side of the aisle you sit on, it’s our senators’ jobs to do what is right and to do what is right for the people who voted for them. Especially in a strange administration like this one.

Defining terms

“Not so fast” missed the point of my post. I used the term “everyday hero” because all of us can be thought to be a “hero” to others when we do the right thing. Not all of us could do the heroic feats reported in the news, but that honest cashier made a difference in that young woman’s life.

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