Monetization of Tragedy

Michael Brown is dead, killed by an officer whose duty is to protect and defend.  That officer used deadly force but there wasn’t anyone’s life at stake,  not even his own.  What was the officer protecting? What was the officer defending?

Even more tragic in my mind is this fundraising business.  The police department has a legal defense fund for its officers. Why does the officer need money now for a trial that remains a distant possibility.  He hasn’t been charged or arrested for anything. 

And Michael Brown’s families are being used as pawns by Black organizations to enlarge there coffers.  Why should such tragedies be turned into financial exploitation?  Who will be the beneficiaries of these schemes?

At a gut level, I fully disapprove of both these shenanigans!

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2 thoughts on “Monetization of Tragedy

  1. jmerri1

    Amen! Thank you for bring these things to our attention. I don’t listen to the news much and I gather in the gossip section at work- so I didn’t hear about this until your message today! Again thank you! I will be praying for the family to hear from God.

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