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WHAT ARE YOU

Growing up in Chicago was quite an ethnic experience. People always asked me, "What are you?" Such silly, old, decadence! My Mother had no time for such foolishness. She told me the answer was AMERICAN, and stop playing ethnicity boorishness. Mother was way ahead of her time. She knew character and personal accomplishment was what made us, indeed, both gleam and chime. It's pathetic to see what is going on in this current generation. When only sex and color, push for more degrees for humanity's sad separation. 3/15/2021 ~1~

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Date: 3/15/2021 10:15:00 AM
If I get the drift of your write correct, Pangie, we are all AMERICANS (except those who don't comply with the law & come here illegally!) I'm tired of hearing African-American, Asian-American etc, etc. Damn it -we are AMERICAN citizens and if you don't like that moniker then go back where you came from! Ergo!!!!
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 3/15/2021 11:39:00 AM
Thank you. You have strong feelings. I just meant exactly what I said. We are all Americans and to pit one group against another is not right. THAT'S KARL MARX STUFF. If we were born here there is nowhere to go. Other countries have higher immigration standards. We can get along if the flames of intolerance are extinguishes. TY...PANGIE
Date: 3/15/2021 6:55:00 AM
A true and informative poem my friend. One that has a clear purpose and message. A fav..
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 3/15/2021 8:23:00 AM
THANKS ROBERT...AND FOR FAVING. LOVE, PANAGIOTA
Date: 3/15/2021 6:53:00 AM
You have nailed it my friend. It is sad that the party that preaches, tolerance and inclusiveness-- mandates identity politics based upon race, gender, religion and skin pigmentation. When we are ALL HUMAN,,, AND SHOULD BE JUDGED UPON PERSONAL CHARACTER, CITIZENSHIP, AND CIVILITY-when being judged at all by government. Identity politics -is separation and divisive.. God bless..
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Date: 3/15/2021 8:19:00 AM
You said it in clearer terms than I, Robert. ONE UNIVERSITY ON THE EAST COAST HAD FOUR GRADUATIOn CEREMONIES BY ETHNICITY, COLOR. SEXUAL PREFERENCE,AND ECONOMIC STATUSZ??? IDENTITY POLITICS IS TOTALLY NUTS.)) I CANNOT WATCH THE NEWS ANYMORE. I REMEMBER WHEN PEOPLE RESPECTED EACH OTHER. THOSE DAYS ARE LONG GONE. FAST AND FURIOUS. OUR KIDS HAVE TO GROW UP IN A WORLD THAT!s INSANE. SPORTS INCLUDED. THE GOV ..OVERPAID BUREACRATS, SOME NEVER HELD A REAL JOB? BUT THEY LOVE OUR MONEY FOR PET PROJECTS. THAT OUR CHILDREN WILL BE PAYING FOR. NO TOLERANCE ANYMORE. I WONDER WHAT POETS WILL BE BANNED BESIDES, THE BARD...,OR US, FOR THAT MATTER. LOVE, PANGIE XX
Date: 3/15/2021 6:32:00 AM
Oh oh... boy, love this! A inspiration for sure. Love it. God bless you sweet friend. Love, Gina
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 3/15/2021 7:54:00 AM
REGINA, I LOVE IT, TOO. IT TELLS THE TRUTH. IT WAS SUCH PRESSURE AS A CHILD AND FOR DECADES. IT NEVER ENDED. PEOPLE IN CA, NEVER ASK...WHAT ARE YOU. ))) WE ARE JUST PEOPLE HERE. NOT PRIMARILY AN ETHNOC IDENTIY. MOM HAD MORE SENSE THAN PEOPLE OF HER TIME. SHE WORKED LIKE A DEMON, WAS KIND TO ALL PEOPLE. AND LOVED CHILDREN. TO GOD BE THE GLORY. PANGIE XX
Date: 3/15/2021 5:55:00 AM
What am I? Unbelievable. Doesn't make any difference if a person is pink, green or blue and worships a three legged monkey. If they show me respect then they'll get the same respect from me and more. Tom
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Date: 3/15/2021 6:15:00 AM
LOL...I DID NOT MEAN COLOR OR ANYTHING ELSE. SIMPLY ETHNICITY. PEOPLE WOULD ASK ME IN CHICAGO,,FOREVER... WHAT ARE YOU...ALL THEY MEANT ARE YOU ITALIAN, FRENCH, GREEK., POLISH. IT'S COMMON IN CHICAGO. SINCE I WAS BORN HERE, I AM FOREMOST, AN AMERICAN. THAT'S ALL I MEANT, TOM!!! PANGIE COLOR, AND SEX ARE BIG THESE DAYS IN THE USA. GO FIGURE. WRONG COLOR.? NO JOB, NO COLLEGE ADMISSION. EDUCATORS HERE WANT FAMILY.MOM, DAD ERASED. THEY WOULD BE ONLY GROWNUPS. ALSO KIDS NOT TO BE ADDRESSED AS BOYS OR GIrls? WHAT THEN...AMOEBAS..? IGNORAMUSES THINK THIS UP. WHAT WOULD THE MOTHER OF GOD BE ...THE GROWN-UP OF GOD. PANGIE