First responders

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Tommycourt, Jun 14, 2016.

  1. Tommycourt

    Tommycourt Tommycourt

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    While watching the news over the Florida shooting, you have to look at the first responders and how quickly they re-act and admire all of them. Medics, police, fire fighters, and there are many more I am missing. I was also very proud to see how many people stood in line for hours to donate blood. One doctor said in some extreme cases they will use up to 20 liters of blood to save just 1 life. It just goes to show you how resilient the American people are. The politicians can all go to hell, it's the American everyday people who keep this country running and will be the first to help anyone in times of distress. Lame Brain said it was a terrorist thingy but we have to do more investigation to make sure. As far as I am concerned, I can't wait for him to be out of office and I hope that Florida will ease up on gun restrictions. Maybe, just maybe if a few people had been armed, not as many lives would have been lost. But back to my point- I salute all you first responders!!!!

    Tommy
     
  2. phideaux

    phideaux Well-Known Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Those people donating were treated awful by that hateful company Chic-fil-a .:rolleyes::sarcasm:

    Chick Fil A has made national news for it’s owners’ stance on gay marriage. Anytime they do something even remotely non-PC, their supposed slip up goes viral. Hash tags pop up all over the place.

    So why is that what they have done in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting hasn’t received a single mention on the mainstream new outlets?

    It’s probably because people like New York City Mayor, Bill DeBlasio might have to eat crow instead of chicken. DeBlasio has said that Chick Fil A spreads a message of hate.

    Not so yesterday. In a shocking move, the Orlando location at University and Rouse Road fired up its grills on Sunday. The chain is notorious for not being open, ever, on the first day of the week. Employees cooked up hundreds of their famous chicken sandwiches. They brewed dozens of gallons of sweet tea. Chick-fil-A-logo-vec

    Then, instead of making a single dime, they crated the product of their labor to the One Blood donation center. The food and drinks were handed out, free of charge, to all the people who had lined up to donate blood.

    So far, the only mentions of the incident have been from individuals on Facebook. They have posted photos thanking the restaurant for their thoughtfulness and generosity.

    But, wait, those people were waiting to give blood to victims that were mostly gay people. Doesn’t Chick Fil A hate gays? That’s what we keep being told.

    Turns out, that while the founders definitely don’t approve of that choice of lifestyle, they believe in compassion. Who knew? A bunch of people claiming to be Christians care about others even when they don’t agree with them. This group took time out of their schedules to volunteer to help those who were also trying to do their part.

    On top of that, the franchise’s location on Wells Road in Orange Park is even offering coupons for a free frosted lemonade to anyone who donates blood when the One Blood mobile unit is at there store on June 14.

    So much for “Chick Fil hAte” becoming a thing.

    Jim