How Long? - And Response

  • Saturday, April 20, 2024

In Brooklyn agitators burned American flags chanted Death to America waving the flag of Hezbollah and displayed a poster that read, “Free Palestine or Else.” (Hindustan Times) “Or else” what? Activists in MI were instructed in how to say death to America in Farsi, the language of Iran (Daily Caller 4/15/51). Many Americans won’t hear about this since leftists like NPR defend it as “just words” (11/14/13). That confirms claims by whistleblower, Uri Berliner, suspended for exposing the far left bias at NPR before he resigned.

It reveals feelings these radicals are harboring when they scream death to America.

Over a hundred, including the daughter of Rep Ilhan Omar, D-MN, were arrested at Columbia University. Omar’s daughter is a student at Columbia-related Barnard College where tuition is $64,000 a year and dorms $20,000 a year. No wonder Omar wants student debt paid by taxpayers (MinnPost 6/24/19). NPR didn’t report this, perhaps they thought it would be wasting listeners time.

In another example of bias, Rachel Martin on NPR’s Morning Edition (10/30/19) hosted Peter Zwack discussing his friend Lt Col Alexander Vindman, the Ukrainian-born member of the US Military who was a primary “whistleblower” in Trump’s impeachment. It was praise from the NPR host for Vindman as the target was Trump, but when Uri Berliner blew the whistle, the NPR jackboot of der Geheime Staatspolizei came down on him.

How long must Jewish Americans endure threats excused as “merely words?”
How long must we watch as radicals, some here on visas, scream death to America in whatever language, while our citizens are still in jail for a protest on Jan 6 in DC?
How long must taxpayers pay “certain” student debt, possibly including those shouting death to America?

How long must taxpayers support an echo of Radio Havana Cuba? Let NPR go the way of Air America Radio which spewed libtalk about how bad America is until it dried up both in ideas and financial support.

Ralph Miller

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Ms. Omar has faced criticism, but her child doesn’t meet the eligibility criteria for loan forgiveness. Also, her child is an adult so her actions are hers. Ms. Boebert's son has a ton of felonies and no one is bothering her let them handle their business. To qualify under the SAVE Plan, a borrower must be enrolled in the SAVE Plan, have made at least 10 years of payments, and originally borrowed $12,000 or less for college. Additionally, for every $1,000 borrowed above $12,000, additional forgiveness is granted after an extra year of payments. All borrowers on SAVE receive forgiveness after 20 or 25 years, depending on whether they have graduate school loans. With her income level I doubt she qualifies or would even need the money.

My generation was often told that college was the only path, we should have been told the truth that trade schools were a great option without the debt. Those loans are a hill you are never going to get over for the most part. College loans are burdensome, and the system needs reform. College should be free, especially for critical professions like nursing and teaching. In my opinion it only would bolster our economy by having these positions filled that we cannot fill right now.

Lastly you mentioned the hate crimes or speech against Jewish-Americans. Hate crimes, including anti-Semitism, should be condemned consistently. Historically, the top three hate crimes in America are Anti-Black, Anti-Jewish, and Anti-LGBTQIA+ in that order. Prioritizing awareness and action against hate crimes is essential every day, not just when it becomes a hot topic. As a black man I have mentioned certain things I have gone through and have been told to suck it up or move on some are the same things that are happening right now to Jewish-Americans. If it’s bad for them, it’s bad for all of us. Let’s be consistent. We are all Americans. Let's love each other and be United like we're supposed to be. Have a blessed day.
 
Christopher Cooper

 


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