美國新冠疫情日記06/04 This Is Healing Time For The Nation
This Is Healing Time For The Nation
The protests over the killing of George Floyd have erupted in nearly every major city. The protesters are not only from the African-American community, but also from White, Latino and Asian people. In the last couple of days we have witnessed that most of the protests have now become peaceful.
Memorial services for Floyd have been set at different locations, including Houston and Minneapolis. Many people have sent flowers and messages of condolence to Floyd’s family. His six-year old daughter has said very touching words about her father and how much she misses her dad.
We very much admired Houston Chief of Police Art Acevedo as he walked among the protesting crowd to try and show all the people that we are all in the same boat. He really tried to calm the protest movement.
President Trump has threatened to send the American military to states where governors could not bring the protests under control over police brutality. At the same time, former Secretary of Defense Mattis has publicly criticized President Trump saying, “We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership.”
Today, the whole country is open for business again. We are also very glad to see that the stock market is rising and the unemployment rate is going down. The U.S. Senate also has passed another stimulus bill to help the nation’s businesses.
We are still very confident the country will be back soon in near future.
佛羅伊德被虐殺案，近週來在全國各地掀起憤怒之巨浪，這是美國自建國以來在全國各地最廣泛的抗議示威，超過七十個大小城市，不論黑白黃族裔都走向街頭，他們所訴求的是基本人權及司法正義， 雖然在大型集會上發生了一些不肖分子之搶燒破壞， 但是大部份之隊伍是和平的。
休斯敦警察局長阿索威多帶領群衆走在示威群衆之中，這位拉丁裔首長和大家一同發表訴求，在和諧之氛圍中緩解民衆情緒，川普總統要求動用美軍鎮壓暴亂， 被前任及現國防部長打臉 ，艾斯伯部長公開反對總統之建議， 前國防部長馬蒂斯批評總統過去叁年來之無能導致今天之情勢。
今天是我們共同努力來解決國家未來問題的時候了， 從地方到聯邦政府 ，對司法改革及警察行爲之准則必須重新立法， 絕不忍讓。