Weeping for America

26 thoughts on “Weeping for America”

  1. I was also very saddened to hear about the woman in Baltimore. What has happened to common decency in our country? Especially in the medical field? I hope those responsible lose their jobs.

    1. I’ve heard of patient dumping, where hospitals turn away patients who can’t pay. But it never occurred to me that it might include physically hauling an obviously incoherent, incapacitated woman out into freezing weather without even putting her clothers back on and leaving her there. I’m no lawyer, but I’d call it depraved indifference. Firing is too good for the person responsible.

  2. There is more than cruelty at work in this Baltimore story. I read that the woman was mentally ill. Our system, such as it is, is vastly under funded to handle such cases. I see this as a glaring symptom of the problem which is only going to get worse

    1. It’s obvious in the video that she’s non compos mentis. Doesn’t matter. Putting her out on the street in freezing weather in nothing but a hospital gown strikes me as criminally negligent.

  3. johnthecook…Was the woman in Baltimore put out on the streets;or did she manage to escape? Let us hear from someone who KNOWS the facts and not just speculation. As for The President and his “foot-in-mouth disease,he has shown the world he can be crass,rude and down right foul mouthed. Not in his defence,but when the interview is over and the microphone is left on many a politician has been heard to say some very awful things. President Trump just happens to say things that come from someone who just does not care what others think. Not to worry a day of reckoning will come when he least expects it.

    1. See the video for what happened to the Baltimore woman. The four men who took her to the curb are seen returning to the hospital with their empty wheelchair. As for Trump’s day of reckoning, the sooner the better. I’m not sure the country can stand three more years of his incompetence.

  4. “The Baltimore Incident” could not possibly happen where I live, and is completely unimaginable. I’m damned glad that I don’t live in the “greatest, most powerful nation on the planet”.
    I do believe that there are many Americans who agree wholeheartedly with trump, and not just the so called rednecks, but those with power and influence; who will not even waken when it all comes back to bite them!
    What a sad place the US has become since I was last there.
    I sympathise with the many who realize and understand where the US is plummeting, but it will not last unless they rid themselves of the curse. sooner rather than later

    1. The problem with power and influence is that power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Powerful, corrupt individuals are not unique to the US, but once they become entrenched, I’m not sure how to remove them.

  5. johnthecook…and then i have heard the comment that President Trump is only saying what people want to say but do not have the guts to say,bad language and all.

    1. I’ve heard that too. But polite, intelligent people know enough to moderate their language around others and/or in public. Especially leaders, who must consider the impact of their words on everyone who hears them.

  6. I’ve had enough…This Saturday, I will join the women (and men) who will be marching to the State House in Indianapolis. I may not be able to do much, but I can stand in solidarity with my fellow citizens who find this man repulsive and a stain on our country…He is NOT my President.

    1. Glad to hear someone is still marching in opposition to that loathsome creature occupying our White House. Nothing like that going on here anymore. Seems like everyone has just gone into survival mode

      1. Maybe it just hasn’t been publicized here yet. If that’s the case, somebody dropped the ball. People need to know far enough in advance to make plans.

... and that's my two cents