You say every day is a Carl Curtis Open Comment Friday?
Well, because of the somewhat lax enforcement of rules in the comments section, you are probably correct.
But that doesn’t mean we can’t laud Senator Curtis anyway, so comment on!
In the mean time…
Sign and Drive
Governor Ricketts officially signed on to the letter to the White House saying “review the procedures for letting in Syrian refugees, and in the mean time stop letting them in“.
You don’t have to go far to find criticism of this stance (frankly if you’re on The Facebook, pretty much 75% of it these days is Syrian Refugee Talk. The other 60% seems to be about pugs…).
But the fact is that the polls show that a strong majority of Americans agree with this stance. (And the Washington Post‘s Callum Borchers expands upon this idea.)
A good chunk of this is that Americans have come to realize that the federal government screws up pretty much anything it touches. And if they can’t give a clear method of clearing refugees, then how can you trust anything else?
Of course there’s also the strong argument that we have already crossed that bridge as enemies have already crossed the border. But that isn’t exactly an argument against fixing any further gaps.
Oh, but there will be PLENTY of those who will scowl down at you and scold you that, “we’re better than that“…without providing any better solutions.
Gotta love that snow-capped peak in the background…
Of course the coolest thing about the Governors’ letter?
As these things go, Louisiana clearly wins the day in the design category.
Just for the heck of it, I’ll go on record that Nebraska should change the logo to something clearly Sandhill Crane related that would stand out.
I will take submissions from those artistically motivated.
Take THAT Yale and Mizzou!
Well, the University of Nebraska Lincoln students now get to yell, “Us too! Us too!”
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