Look at the Damage He Has Done

We are so stressed and divided as a nation

Jim Parton
ILLUMINATION

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I did not have to name a person and you immediately knew who I was talking about. No person in my seven decades has impacted daily life to the extent of this one man. And the influence has been so negative.

I find it sad that so much influence and societal damage has been negative when such power could have been positively applied to our national problems.

When did our society accept middle school name-calling and bullying as acceptable behavior from our elected officials?

Educators at all levels do not allow this behavior in an ordered and efficient learning environment. Students (and citizens) should feel safe at their jobs, in public, and in their homes.

We now see videos of boorish and childish behavior from so many adults in public. I see the correlation between the national arena and the local behaviors in public.

I never doubted an election until the baseless and continual media coverage of claims of a “stolen election.” In the past we trusted evidence. And a special commission was formed to look into these claims.

Millions of dollars have been wasted looking for evidence that was never found and does not exist — court case after court case was thrown out as…

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Jim Parton
ILLUMINATION

Retired Teacher and Funeral Celebrant. The gay and married dad of three grown children. I have always been fascinated by the human condition. Come read with me.