facebook-24x24

Click to search Click to search

Today is a day to remember what happened. To remember not only the people that lost their lives in that horrible terrorist attack, but you also remember the people that rushed to their aid. To also remember the demographic characteristics did not matter. To remember that the only thing anyone thought about was helping their fellow citizen. While I am still optimistic, I have to wonder that if that attack occurred today would we have the same response?

Despite what he said, Joe Biden and the left want to defund the police, not President Trump & the right. Police are being demonized, attacked, and executed simply because they wear the uniform and are lumped in with a small percentage of their brethren that are bad apples. Morale is at an all-time low which makes you wonder how quickly would they be responding? Most of them would respond just as quickly as they did on the day of the attack. But what happens in the future?

As their budgets are being cut and fewer recruits want to join because of the negative connotations and the increased danger to their lives, there would not be as many first responders to come help. BLM has their own security force as do the Black Panthers. Would those security forces respond to the call for help? History tells us they will not because we have never seen them in Louisiana or Alabama or Texas saving black lives that have been destroyed by natural disasters. More often we see them destroying property or standing outside of voting centers intimidating those that they do not like. I would ask those of you that believe racism is systemic in our police forces how many times you've seen a police officer standing outside of a voting center keeping people from exercising their right to vote?

Once the left is done demonizing and destroying the police departments around our country, who's next? Fireman? EMTs? Of course, they will be because there must be a target to hate for the left to succeed politically. They will find a way to say that they are racist because of <insert reason here>.

Well today is correctly a day to remember those that perished in the attacks and those that died saving them, it is also a day to remember who was there to help. It is also a day to contemplate what truly would happen if Joe Biden, Kamala Harris, and their supporters get their way regarding our police forces. It is also a day to remember that we have the ability to stop this. Not only do we need to speak out, getting over the fear of being labeled racist, but we must also remember that we control what happens on Election Day.

A Message from Rebecca Dow

Paid for by the Committee to Elect Rebecca Dow

Live from Silver City

Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates

Welcome to Three Times Weekly Updates! You will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.
captcha 
You can unsubscribe anytime. We never share or rent your email to anyone.

Editor's Note

Classifieds: We have changed Classifieds to a cheaper and shorter option. Check periodically to see if any new ones have popped up. The former software failed us, so it's just a category now, with prices posted. Send your information to editor@grantcountybeat.com and we will post it as soon as we can. Instructions and prices are on the page.

Those new to providing news releases to the Beat are asked to please check out submission guidelines at https://www.grantcountybeat.com/about/submissions. They are for your information to make life easier on the readers, as well as the editor.

Images: We have received complaints about large images blocking parts of other articles. If you encounter this problem, click on the title of the article you want to read and it will take you to that article's page, which shows only that article without any intruders. It

Compliance: Because you are an esteemed member of The Grant County Beat readership, be assured that we at the Beat continue to do everything we can to be in full compliance with GDPR and pertinent US law, so that the information you have chosen to give to us cannot be compromised. 

New Columnists: The Beat continues to bring you new columnists. And check out the old faithfuls who continue to provide content.

The Beat has a column for you gardeners out there. The Grant County Extension Service will bring you monthly columns on gardening issues.

The Beat totally appreciates its readers and subscribers!  

WARNING:

All articles and photos indicated by a byline are copyrighted to the author or photographer. You may not use any information found within the articles without asking permission AND giving attribution to the source. Photos can be requested and may incur a nominal fee for use personally or commercially.

NOTE: If an article does not have a byline, it was sent to the Beat and written by someone not affiliated with the Beat

Don't forget to tell advertisers that you saw their ad on the Beat.

Newsletter: If you subscribe to the Join GCB Three Times Weekly Updates option on the left side of this page, you will be subscribed to email notifications with links to recently posted articles.

Here for YOU: Consider the Beat your DAILY newspaper for up-to-date information about Grant County. It's at your fingertips! One Click to Local News.

Feel free to notify editor@grantcountybeat.com , if you notice any technical problems on the site. Your convenience is my desire for the Beat. 

Disclaimer: If you find errors in articles not written by the Beat team but sent to us from other content providers, please contact the writer, not the Beat. For example, obituaries are always provided by the funeral home or a family member.

We can fix errors, but please give details on where the error is so we can find it. News releases from government and non-profit entities are posted generally without change, except for legal notices, which incur a small charge.

Thanks for your support for and your readership of Grant County's online news source—www.grantcountybeat.com

20191110