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Nazi symbolism on full show at CPAC

Hyatt Lodge is now in shock that its swanky Orlando property was used to broadcast (world wide) a Nazi image all through the CPAC conference: the rune Othala.

All the CPAC stage and its matching elegant overhead lighting had been professionally constructed within the distinctive form of an Othala rune, a logo utilized by the Waffen SS.

Hyatt administration wished they’d paid consideration, however now they’re confronted with a PR nightmare – within the middle of their very own resort in Florida.

Not as brazenly acknowledged because the swastika, this fascist image was even displayed on flags by torch-wielding racists in Charlottesville in 2017.

The scene designed by CPAC could not be a coincidence; the rune is exclusive when seen from above as a result of it corresponds to the symbol on the collars of the SS. The photographs converse for themselves.

Glenn Jones, Eugene

How the cancellation tradition stole Dr. Seuss

There’s received to be a assume tank someplace of people that have completely no life. Who would have the time or inclination to scan a kids’s e book (Dr. Seuss) or a toy like Mr. Potato Head in an effort to discover one thing offensive? I perceive the considerations, for and in opposition to, of actual points just like the local weather, COVID-19, unlawful immigration, and many others.

Nonetheless, specializing in a kids’s e book or a toy looks like a colossal waste of time and sources. Can Donald Duck or Mickey Mouse be subsequent?

Raymond Moreno, Eugene

The balkanization of our society

Lee Boutell have to be joking when he suggests GOP lawmakers lose their pay for quitting. What would he do if the shoe was on the opposite foot? What if he was a lawmaker and a Republican governor put an emergency clause on each invoice so his constituents could not vote on it?

Learn Boutell’s letter: Letters to the Editor for Monday, March 1

What would he do if a Republican governor refused to honor a mayor’s request to ship the Nationwide Guard to cease right-wing vandals, arsonists, rioters and looters from destroying household planning, the Democratic Occasion and the left-wing media workplaces?

What would he assume if a district legal professional refused to press prices with the blessing of the Republican governor?

Would he assume it was acceptable for a Republican governor to arbitrarily disregard federal environmental, labor, gun or office security legal guidelines and create sanctuary standing for offenders and refuse to ‘implement these legal guidelines?

The balkanization of our society has already began, so the possibilities of this situation taking place are growing each day.

Greg Williams, Noti

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