Stuck between two worlds

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather

A few people, incited by our very own Sheriff Babeu (shame on him) decided to take a stand against 40 refugee children who will possibly be hosted at the Boys Camp in Peppersauce Canyon until legally and duly processed by the Federal Government – as per a law in the books and signed on by no other than Republican President George W. Bush only a few short years ago.

That these people cannot find compassion and empathy for these kids is one thing, but that they contact the news media and claim to represent all in our community is insulting to me and countless others with whom I talked.

Had they call a town meeting to actually find out where others in the community stood on the issue, I could respect  their opinion – although I could never endorse demonstrations or other actions that would inflict pain, physical or emotional, on innocent children. When these self-appointed leaders decided to claim representing the sentiment of the Oracle and Tri-Community population at large, they crossed over thousands of people’s Rights and Liberty, and their orchestrated protest became condemnable.

But then what should we expect of people who do not show an ounce of compassion for children who are stuck between two worlds: one of haves and life, and one of have-nots and death.

Thank you,

/s/ Karóle Skeen

San Manuel

Staff (4561 Posts)

There are news or informational items frequently written by staff or submitted to the Copper Basin News, San Manuel Miner, Superior Sun, Pinal Nugget or Oracle Towne Crier for inclusion in our print or digital products. These items are not credited with an author.


Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedinmailby feather
Facebooktwitterby feather

Comments are closed.

  • Additional Stories

    Letter to the Editor: Little Leaguer representing local town

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

      Hi my name is Cooper Cook, I am 8 years old,  I live in Phoenix. My baseball league has […]


    Letter to the Editor: Kearny EMS policies should force reality check

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

      Two years ago my 93 year old mother came to live with me in Riverside.  Most of the family […]


    Letter to the Editor: In support of Jeff Crawford

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

      The State of Arizona Medical Board should give an abundance of thought and consideration to this specific case, Jeff […]


    Along the Gila: Pioneer Days and the Arizona Trail

    March 22nd, 2018
    by

    I helped with Pioneer Days as much as my body would allow this past weekend, and I thoroughly enjoyed it. […]


  • Additional Stories

    Along the Gila: Pioneer Days is Rapidly Approaching

    March 11th, 2018
    by

    I have butterflies in my stomach. It’s about Pioneer Days sponsored by the Copper Basin Chamber of Commerce Thursday through Sunday, March 15-18. […]


    Family First Pregnancy Care Center asks, what was the difference?

    March 11th, 2018
    by

      An exciting thing happens in our world every 4 years, it’s a time when the world sets aside differences […]


    Letter to the Editor: In Support of Dr. Crawford

    February 26th, 2018
    by

      I have only been residing in Kearny for about two years but I have to say that one of […]


    Letter to the Editor: Senior center director could be more of a mediator

    February 26th, 2018
    by

      Being a senior has its advantages and disadvantages. I sometimes go for lunch at the Hayden Senior Center. There […]


  • Copperarea

  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • [Advertisement.]
  • Southeast Valley Ledger