October 6, 2017

Friday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (100617)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items either briefly noted below (if any) or otherwise not covered at this blog. Rules are here.

Positivity: Las Vegas Victim Refuses To Stay Seated When Trump Comes To Visit Him

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

Video at link (HT Weasel Zippers):

10:24 AM 10/05/2017

A badly wounded Las Vegas shooting survivor quickly stood up when President Donald Trump came to visit him in the hospital.

“I will never lie down when the President of this great country comes to shake my hand!” Gunderson, who was shot in the leg, wrote in a Facebook post Wednesday. “There may be plenty of issues in this country but I will always respect my country, my president and my flag. Shot in the leg or not, I will stand to show my President the respect he deserves!” …

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