I wanted to post this here. It's a rant I posted to my private Facebook page. TL;DR, I rant on political orders to wear face masks when the same politicians won't lift a finger to do anything about the rioting, crime and violence in the cities where the constituents, which they demand to wear the mask, live
A rant is coming, but first, a prayer request (yes, I am taking those again).
I've lived in my city for nearly 50 years, and this is truly the first time I have felt unsafe anywhere in town.
Last Thursday, I was startled to hear five loud bangs right outside the house where I live. I ran to the door, and saw the garbage can knocked over, and no sign of perpetrators nor fireworks (nor ammo). This happened right after 10 p.m.
The laundromat I use is in a neighborhood where, within the last few weeks, a woman was carjacked at 7 in the morning and a man was beaten after refusing to give over his car keys near 8 in the evening. It's not far from where I live. In another ...