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Oakland Raiders Looking for a Little R-E-S-P-E-C-T

By Damali Binta Yael On September - 11 - 2009

You think Al Davis has got problems? How do you think it feels to have a shoe thrown your way while you are giving a speech in another country? How do you think it feels to have an elected official shout out during a press conference that can be viewed around the world?

While we demonstrate a loss of respect for each other, the international community is watching.

For example, how do you think a senior citizen feels who has accomplished an American dream, only to discover that some people of a younger generation know little about the struggle to get where you are, and have very little respect for the attributes that got you where you are?

This day is a day I remember exactly where I was when I got the phone call from my daughter, telling me that no one was allowed to enter the Federal Building in her city, because of some type of alert and emergency.

I remember that day so well, because I actually had tossed and turned all night long, thinking that a storm was on its way. I thought of Paul, and the 27th chapter of Acts.

Some people call it intuition. I don't know what to call it. I can simply document that I sent an email (very early that morni...

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