09 July 2016

Pulse profile: ESPN repeats Paula Blanco story (Orlando shooting)

Hal Boedeker
Orlando Sentinel

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ezs note:  For those of you who watch TV(!) please watch ESPN's news broadcast show, E:60.  It's the very best show, bar none.

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PLEASE let us learn to love one another!

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Y'know, I don't have my fingers on current statistics, but damn, it sure feels like one of the worst holes we've ever been in.  First came the horrific Pulse shooting in Orlando, Florida - 102 killed or wounded in one night!  Then came the rapid police shootings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile , then the killing of five Dallas officers - Lorne Ahrens, Michael Krol, Michael Smith, Brent Thompson, and Patrick Zamarripa. 

This is far too much!!!

As I've said before, these might not be the best statistics, but if you think about it - even casually - you know that viscerally these deaths and woundings are very, very real.

This is for police officers and for those who are anguished by seemingly crass police pullovers.  

Remember, remember, remember that these are human beings!  They are not 'monsters'!  

If you feel that life is too much for you, please see a counselor or psychologist.  

Above all - and this goes for everyone - let us love one another.