The end of our world

According to our local newspaper and group of our citizens
the world is in danger of ceasing to exist because one of our
Aldermen called homeless people “bums”. It does not seem that
long ago that the terms bum or tramp was common but in our
politically correct society today they must be referred to as
homeless people or displaced people. It makes one wonder what
happened to freedom of speech.

Then suddenly the city told the kitchen they had to close due
to a zoning violation after which the church hired an attorney
the city loves to hate to defend their religious right to feed
the homeless. We saw no mention of anyone investigating if the
city closed the establishment because of a vendetta or if an
actual human error occurred.

The paper even went so far as to say the Alderman said such
terrible things while wearing a shirt from a local Catholic
University but didn’t mention the University and the Alderman
share the same name. For all the good this city council member
has done it now looks like he may be remembered as the one who
called the homeless “bums”.

Although we don’t live in his ward, my Dad does. And when a
problem arose one contact with this Alderman resolved the
problem. Once again someone has become the spawn of Satan for
uttering a few simple words. There are much worse problems in
our city, state, country, and the world that should be talked
about. It’s almost like the people want the circus back in our
city government.

Time to get the camera out and find some wildlife. That makes
sense to me. Enjoy our Thursday, our rainy weekend will be
here before we know it.
Comments are always welcome.

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5 Responses to The end of our world

  1. Not everyone has a high level of wisdom… 😉

  2. Brittius says:

    I grew up learning about “Dem Bums”. Ebbett’s Field.
    Hobos were something different.
    Winos were something different.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Brooklyn_Dodgers

  3. cruisin2 says:

    passionfortruths,
    thanks. Not sure if it’s wisdom or lack of common sense.

    Brittius,
    true, and I imagine they have politically correct monikers today.

  4. Nitrous55 says:

    Freedom of speech is ok as long as I agree with it. If not. It is called hate speech and must be banned. UC Berkley definition.

  5. cruisin2 says:

    Nitrous55,
    lol. Makes me glad we’re in Iowa.

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