Tuesday, July 14, 2020

The New York Times plus Biden in Texas and more crime plus other stories

The New York Times plus Biden in Texas and more crime plus other stories 07/14 by Silvio Canto Jr | Politics:

Turmoil at New York Times.....Biden and talk of Texas.....The Redskins and now the Rangers.....Biden goes green.....Cities and crime out of control......Open schools vs kids at home...........
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Tuesday’s video: The New York Times is in trouble


The left should talk about Chicago rather than changing team names

Chicago weekend shootings: 85 shot, 24 fatally, in city's most ...
Talk about messed-up priorities.
Apparently, Washington, one of the legendary NFL franchises, will retire the name “Redskins” to please people who get angry about stuff like that.    
Seriously, have you ever met anyone who got that worked up about a team mascot?
I will miss thinking of Billy Kilmer and that quarterback controversy with Sonny Jergusen.  Or John Riggings running that long TD and that cool helmet design.
Put me down as someone who does not watch NFL games to find something wrong with the team names.  By the way, the Cowboys vs “whatever the new name” rivalry won’t be the same.  Yes, there was something about Cowboys and Redskins going at it on the football field.  It won’t be the same.   
As we wait to hear the name change, we are reminded of real stuff happening in Chicago.  This is the latest weekend report:   
It was another violent weekend across Chicago as the city continues in Phase 4 of its’ reopening plan.
Chicago police said 63 people were shot, eight fatally between 6:00 p.m. Friday and 11:59 p.m. Sunday.
Six teenagers were wounded in separate shootings between Friday and Monday morning including 15-year-old Terrance Malden, who was fatally shot Friday in Jeffery Manor on the South Side.
Maybe Black Lives Matter and white college students will celebrate the Redskins’ name change by painting a street or vandalizing another statue.  For sure, none of them will march this week in Chicago calling on people to stop shooting each other.
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President Ford, the man with the pipe


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President Ford was born on this day in 1913.  He died in 2006.

The 38th president spent much of his post presidency enjoying a well deserved retirement.  He made a few appearances but generally stayed home and enjoyed his wonderful wife and family. 

Yes, President Ford often smoked a pipe in public. He may have been the last president to smoke in public.   

Who remembers this from the day he became president:
"I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots.   So I ask you to confirm me as your President with your prayers."    
I remember Pres. Ford making that statement. I think that it went over very well with much of the country.

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Remembering President Ford who was born on this day in 1913


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President Ford was born on this day in 1913.  He died in 2006.

The 38th president spent much of his post presidency enjoying a well deserved retirement.  He made a few appearances but generally stayed home and enjoyed his wonderful wife and family. 

Yes, President Ford often smoked a pipe in public. He may have been the last president to smoke in public.   

Who remembers this from the day he became president:
"I am acutely aware that you have not elected me as your President by your ballots.   So I ask you to confirm me as your President with your prayers."    
I remember Pres. Ford making that statement. I think that it went over very well with much of the country.

PS: You can listen to my show (Canto Talk) and follow me on Twitter.    

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