Opinion

The first old white woman to… Do something first

The first old white woman to… Do something first

The morning news programs and talk shows are full of praise for men and women who were the first of their race, their religion, their graduating class, etc. to do something. Of course, we have the first woman Vice President… but she is also the first Black and/or Asian to be Vice President of the United States. She’s not the first child of immigrants… several of the founding fathers were children of immigrants and immigrants themselves. Think: Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, even George Washington, although born in the colonies and qualified to hold the highest office was a child of immigrants. So, it’s not such a big deal that Kamala Harris is a child of immigrants. Her real “first” has to do with being a woman Vice President of the United States.

Letter to the Editor

I would like to know if we are not getting any industry in our town. That would provide jobs for both men, women and teenagers. I can’t see much but old, empty and rotting buildings. Houses sitting empty.

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