Despite all the talk about the importance of tolerance, Americans are more polarized and less tolerant of alternative views today than ever.
We are deeply divided and the cracks are surfacing, even at the YMCA in Scranton PA where club members can no longer agree on which channel to watch news broadcasts while working out. After repeated fights, the YMCA finally had to ban all 24-hour news networks.
Scranton is a great example of the divide in our nation because in the 2016 Presidential election, they were almost evenly split between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Scranton is the seat of Lackawanna County, which Hillary Clinton won narrowly last fall with 49.8 percent of the vote, compared to 46.4 percent for Donald Trump. Trump made his final campaign stop in Scranton, en route to winning Pennsylvania. Joe Biden, a Scranton native, stumped for Clinton in his hometown on the weekend before Election Day. (See the complete report)
Since YMCA stands for Young Men’s Christian Association, maybe it’s time they tune their televisions to some great Christian ministries.
Author: James Bailey
James Bailey is a blogger, business owner, husband and father of two grown children. In 1982, he surrendered his life to the Lord Jesus Christ. In 2012, he founded Z3news.com to broadcast the message of salvation by reporting end time news before it happens.
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