Village Voices - We don't write papers, we build scrapbooks

By Jim Sacia 

One Man's Opinion

 

November 3, 2021



"Now is the time for all good people to come to the aid of their country".

In 1961 my typing class teacher, Mr. Walks, had us type that sentence over and over on our new Royal manual typewriters. The phrase and its meaning never sank in. Today I see it as the most prophetic of comments.

On January 20, 1961 President John F. Kennedy delivered his Inaugural Address. Near the end of his 1355 word address he stated: "And so my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country".

What the hell happened in these past 60 year...



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