It is NOT Okay

“Love God. Love Others.”

This is an extremely important message in this political season. It’s not about politics, it’s about how we treat other human beings.

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I’m sure by this point you’ve seen the video. The one of the young African-American woman being removed from a presidential campaign rally in Louisville, being pushed and prodded by numerous campaign supporters while others pummel her with insults or capture the whole incident on their phone. Not one person, not one, steps in and says, “Hey now, this is a human being. Show a little respect for the human race.”  Not one defends. Not one speaks out. Not one.

And I’ve refrained from posting anything about this here because I didn’t want this blog to be political. I’ve kept this place free from politics and campaigns and opinion on government and court decisions and I was determined to do so, until today.

Because today, I realized, THIS IS NOT POLITICAL. 

It’s not about politics. It’s about humanity.

As I watched that girl get pushed and shoved all I could think was…

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5 responses to It is NOT Okay

  1. joannesisco says:

    I don’t think I’m entitled to voice an opinion over American politics, but I really hope sanity prevails. The alternative is frightening.

    • bikerchick57 says:

      You can feel free to voice an opinion over American politics. I know it’s a train wreck right now. I’m praying for sanity, Joanne, because this feels so insane to me. The Presidential candidates should be an example to the country, promoting peace and unification.

  2. LB says:

    Yes, yes, yes, PREACH!
    I’ve been sickened, appalled, embarrassed, horrified, and too many other adjectives to list. I’ve used my FB page to rail against the hot, bubbling, terrifying racisim (and every other ism) that seems to be rising to the surface in America.
    I feel helpless and so I just keep pointing it out.

    • bikerchick57 says:

      I may have to join you on FB in railing against the bigotry and hatred. It sickens me and I, too, feel helpless. How did this happen?

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