Jazmine Trotter’s murderer has not been caught. The eagles have cut Desean Jackson. Which one is more important? Maybe that depends on your location but it shouldn’t. Somebody knows something. Please come forward.
Trying some new ones.
I’m thankful for friends that are there for me and prove it over and over again.
This post is long overdue. I had the thought back when the CIAA Football Championship game was to take place for 2013. It was cancelled due to a fight between the two teams prior to the game at a banquet. Ultimately, one person was arrested from VSU, Lamont Britt.
Fifty years ago, JFK was assasinated. Throughout the years many people have had many different theories about happened and who was at fault. Cuba, the Russians, our own government, another shooter on the grassy knoll, etc.
Here is the point. We don’t like to think that the random actions of one individual can affect us on such a grand scale. We don’t want to think that one angry man can create a wound for the entire country, change the way we protect the President, and cause the country/world to mourn.
However, the actions of one individual can have a large-scale and profound affect. In the situation of Lamont Britt, his actions cancelled the 2013 CIAA Football Championship and changed the course for two football teams. Hundreds of thousands of dollars are lost, the lives of one hundred plus atheletes are changed, a new school rivalry is formed, and thousands take to social media to vent.
Obviously, Lamont Britt and Lee Harvey Oswald are not of the same mold, nor do their crimes carry the same weight and severity. The common thread, or life lesson here is that the actions of one can affect many. We may not want to believe it but it is the truth.
I really like the show, “The First 48”. It’s taught me a lot. Here are some things I’ve learned if you should ever get questioned or picked up by the police. Now, I don’t plan on ever getting picked up for anything but in the one in a million chance that something happens, here is what I’ve learned.
- Don’t go downtown to talk. If you aren’t under arrest or detained, don’t go. They get you on their territory and then fear and intimidation kicks in and you say stupid stuff.
- If you ever see something or know something that happened, report it. Don’t let them come asking you first. The key here is to not be involved in anyway.
- Don’t place yourself at the scene of the crime and then start lying about other things. This never works.
- If you do someting in self-defense, report it immediately. Have a witness.
- If you are going to talk and they think you are the suspect, get a lawyer. Especially if you are not guilty.
- If you are guilty, just tell the truth. The whole truth. Don’t come back later saying, “I’m gonna tell you the whole truth now.”
- If you do something, act alone and don’t tell anyone.
- Just don’t murder people. Don’t hang out with murderers and avoid criminal activity all together.