Profiles in Courage

Discussion in 'Everything Else' started by Dana Jean, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    I've been meaning to post this for a long time. Did you know that you can nominate someone for a Profiles in Courage award? I read the book and was inspired by the thought.

    It can be someone from any party. Any level of government -- from a city council person to the President of the United States.

    Go to the web site link and check out the criteria for nominating. There is an online submission form, but you can get very elaborate and put together a packet of information for the committee.

    I nominated someone once. This guy was local and totally someone I WOULD NOT vote for. BUT, he did ONE thing that I loved and I felt like it took a lot of courage to do it. Plus it made me laugh he had the balls to actually do it when people thought he was a nut. lol! I wish I could say more.

    Anyway, you guys feel so strongly about your people in politics, nominate them for a Profiles in Courage award. They take candidates all year long. And no matter who it is, if they are nominated, they are considered.


    Criteria and Eligibility - John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum


    If you care to share, let us know if you do.
     
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  2. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    That's cool, Deej. Thanx!
     
  3. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...those with courage are in our military, hospitals, hospices, law enforcement, firefighting, schools, moms & dads, foster parents, volunteering etc.....not politics....I'm not pooping on your post Deej, it was wonderful of you to post it...just stating where I think courage truly exists...
     
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  4. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    Oh, I totally agree with you. But there are different types of courage. Physical courage, spiritual courage, verbal courage, etc.... Every once in a while, someone in the government does show courage and thinks independently.
     
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  5. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...and I agree with you too...are we agreed that we agree then?.....
     
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  6. Dana Jean

    Dana Jean Beta Tester/Moderator Moderator

    absolutely
     
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  7. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...positively???...;)
     
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  8. blunthead

    blunthead Well-Known Member

    I disagree to disagree.
     
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  9. GNTLGNT

    GNTLGNT Idiot in Situ and Unholy Devourer of Cookies

    ...dammit....:mad-new:
     
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