bluecc300 AHOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (7/1/13) – Sometimes I wonder if this is America? We have taken Prayer out of school, and we have taken the Pledge of Allegiance out of school.
 
On the news recently, the city council in Evansville voted to let a church put crosses at the riverfront. Now there are two people that filed a petition stating that they do not want the crosses put up. Jesus died on the cross for our sins. In return, we take prayer out of school and don’t allow children to say the Pledge of allegiance? And now there are people that don’t want crosses put up?
 
Here is a kicker. Now, on a box of cereal, Captain Crunch, people are arguing that the Captain is not a captain, but is a commander. He has three stripes. Add a stripe and then he will be a Captain, and then move on! It’s ridiculous what some people argue about!
 
Now, the Supreme Court has voted to let men and women marry each other. This is not America! We are going downhill.
 
A long time ago, America was respectful. Now we are just another world country. Now we have put our older people in rest homes, and that is where they stay until they die. We kill babies. Once the baby boomers are gone, the world as we know it is gone.
 
Think, people! We can still “vote”. They have not taken that from us…yet, but I wonder. The way things are run in Washington, I wonder if this is America or is it a third world country?
 
Scott Rogers
Blue Collar Comments


 
Disclaimer: The content supplied by columnists and letters to the Editor on this site does not in any way, shape or form, implied or otherwise, necessarily express or suggest endorsement or support of any of such content, statement, or opinions therein. SurfKY News does not necessarily adhere to or endorse content provided by outside non-staff sources.

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14

In Other News...

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique Program

MADISONVILLE, Ky. (4/24/15) — GRACES Final Fling took place at the Hopkins County Extension Office on Thursday, April… Read More

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans

HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (4/25/15) — Tim Thomas speaks with Hopkins County Sheriff Matt Sanderson and Roneshia Evans with… Read More

Most Read This Week

April 17, 2015 12328

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 23, 2015 7633

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 18, 2015 5817

Man Charged with Attempting to Coerce Minor for…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 20, 2015 4930

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4232

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 12328

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8843

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 25, 2015 1300

Above and Beyond: Wade Simons

by Gary Gates, SurfKY News
April 24, 2015 1026

Elementary Girls in Good GRACES with Unique…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 914

Planning Commission Approves Zoning Amendments…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 866

Superheroes ‘Bowl for Kids Sake’

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 750

Focus on Hopkins County: Interview with Sheriff…

by Tim Thomas
April 25, 2015 719

Webster County Traffic Advisory

by Keith Todd
April 26, 2015 648

New Drug Helps Farmer with Parkinson's Return to…

by Laura Dawahare
April 25, 2015 634

Tobacco Quitline Callers Eligible for Extra…

by Beth Fisher
April 25, 2015 588

Happenings and Meetings - Hopkins County

by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
April 25, 2015 575

Keeping the Faith - 'To Die Trying'

by Ronnie McBrayer