The NY Post begins today’s editorial with “How pathetic: A member of Congress can’t acknowledge what happened on one of the most horrific days in US history.” We couldn’t agree more with that statement and the entire editorial.
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar went on Twitter complaining that people who were outraged over her comments are creating an unsafe situation for her. Her comments describing the Sept. 11 attacks as “some people did something” shows a complete lack of understanding of the events on September 11. Congresswoman Omar was 20 years old on 9/11/2001, old enough to understand that terrorist attacked America and almost 3000 innocent people were killed when planes were deliberately flown into buildings and hundreds of New York’s Finest did their best to save them. Shame on her for trying to make 9/11 inconsequential by referring to it as “some people did something.”
Congresswoman Omar should read the moving article by Jim Riches that describes the horror of 9/11 and the indescribable pain that Jim Riches has to live with every day since. Congresswoman, come to New York and stand where the Twin Towers stood, close your eyes and see the images of American Airlines Flight 11 flying into the North Tower directly hitting floors 93-99, 16 minutes later United Airlines Flight 175 flies directly into floors 75-85. Hear the screams, smell the burning flesh, see people trying to escape by jumping out of the windows.
Then tell us again that “some people did something.”
Congresswoman, as someone who had to escape from Somalia’s civil war, who spent four years in a refugee camp in Kenya, then had the privilege of moving to America, one would think compassion for the victims of 9/11 terrorist acts would be natural and benevolent; not a cold, unfeeling, disgraceful statement that “some people did something.”
234 House Democrats, Two Republicans Co-Sponsor Bill forcing schools to let make athletes compete on girls’ sports teams. When you read this headline, you shake your head and ask yourself, did I read that right? You did! The Daily Caller explains that the “Democrats’ Equality Act would amend the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to make “sexual orientation and gender identity” protected characteristics under federal anti-discrimination law. Among other things, the bill would force public schools to expand female athletic teams to include biological males who identify as transgender girls.” (emphasis added by CPNYS.) Sad to say that Congressman John Katko (NY-24) is one of the Republican co-sponsors of the Bill. We find Congressman Katko’s co-sponsorship of this legislation inconsistent with the Conservative Party and with the views of most Americans. We strongly urge him to remove his co-sponsorship and to reconsider his position. Congressman Jerry Nadler (NY-14) must live on another planet when, in his opening remarks, he said this, “transgender athletes participating in sports in accordance with their gender identity having competitive advantages have not been borne out.” Obviously, he does not follow sports on the high school level. Julia Beck, the head of a self-described radical feminist organization that supports the LGBTQ movement, testified against the bill. You can read her testimony here. If Julia Beck is opposed to this bill, why would anyone co-sponsor it? The Daily Signal has a pod cast that all of the co-sponsors should listen to. Her Daughter Has to Compete Against Biological Males in Track. Now This Mom Is Speaking Out. Equality is an equal playing field, the Equality Bill, endangers those playing on the field. We hope every co-sponsor rethinks their reasons for being on this bill, especially New York’s Congressman John Katko.
NYC Council Votes to Ban Pre-Employment Marijuana Testing. Another bad bill passed by the NYC Council, but I am sure the Trial Lawyers will like it since Worker’s Compensation laws fail to include contributory negligence.