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OPEN LETTER TO PRESIDENT BIDEN

Dear President Biden,

I hope this letter finds you and the First Lady in good health and high spirits. I am writing to express my profound gratitude for the 2nd honorary certificate that you recently sent to honor the memory of my father, who was a Disabled World War II veteran. This gesture has touched our family deeply, and we are incredibly grateful for your thoughtfulness and recognition of his service.

Allow me to provide you with some context as to why our family was unable to accept the certificate signed by Donald J Trump during his tenure in office. My father held deep-rooted values of democracy, justice, and equality, which were seemingly under threat during President Trump's presidency. We were disheartened by his attempts to disenfranchise eligible voters and his efforts to hinder social services for the American people—services that my father strongly believed in and benefited from.

Additionally, when President Trump lost the second presidential election, his refusal to accept the election results and an orchestrated violent insurrection shocked our family and the nation. Witnessing such an attack on our democracy was distressing and made us question the very principles our nation was founded upon. While we hope for healing and unity, it deeply concerns us that President Trump continues to perpetuate falsehoods and attempt to reclaim the presidency, jeopardizing the fabric of our democracy.

We are grateful for your leadership, integrity, and commitment to uniting the American people. Your dedication to upholding democratic values, improving access to social services, and creating a more equitable society is reassuring, especially for families like ours who have a deep connection to the sacrifices made by our veterans. Your administration's focus on restoring faith in our institutions, addressing the needs of the nation, and strengthening the bonds of democracy is truly commendable.

Once again, we extend our heartfelt appreciation to you for honoring my late father's service with the 2nd honorary certificate. It serves as a poignant reminder of his bravery, sacrifice, and unwavering commitment to our great nation. 

President Biden, your thoughtfulness has brought immense comfort to our family during these challenging times. We are grateful for your steady leadership and rest assured that our family stands firmly behind you as you work towards a brighter, more inclusive future.

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Dale, Thank you for sharing this beautiful letter. At age 26, my father flew in the European theater in WWII. If he were alive today, I would have read your letter to him. Warmest regards,

Sally Rubin

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Aug 25, 2023·edited Aug 25, 2023

Thank you very much Sally.

Your gracious thoughts mean alot to me and my family

Dale

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Lovely, Dale. Thank you for sharing the letter with us.

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Dee Dee

Thank you for your nice reply

Dale

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What a lovely letter. I don't know you, but I'm proud that you refused the certificate offered by a man who has no respect for those who have sacrificed so much to ensure the future of democracy and freedom.

I'm with you. I stand behind President Biden and applaud his efforts to do what he can to benefit the citizens of this great country. Thank you for sharing your letter.

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Celeste

Thank you for your touching reply

Take care

Dale

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Dale. Thank you for sharing your ELOQUENT letter to President Biden. It touched me to hear that someone feels like a lot of us do about him.

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Cathy

Thank you

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Thanks Dale. Great letter. My Dad passed in 1998. He fought in WW2 in Asia. Didn't talk about it much. He was luckily unharmed so he didn't need the VA benefits, but many other brave vets were not so lucky. It's imperative to support those like your Dad who fought for this country and need our govt's assistance. When tfg called them all suckers and losers, and was afraid to get his hair wet when visiting the cemetery in Normandy, that spoke volumes about his lack of fitness to lead this country. Glad your family finds comfort from the compassion of Biden, who knows firsthand what war can do to families. Bless you.

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Strange that tfg tried getting in the service, but they wouldn't accept him -- shows me he didn't even have the intelligence to be in the army.

My husband fought in Vietnam and came home in early 1972, he died of kidney failure this past March.

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Joseph

Thank you so much for your kind words.

It's too bad that good people lives have to be interrupted by people like Trump who take the fun out of living.

Take care my friend.

Dale

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Dale this is why I am part and parcel to Substack. Thoughts like yours! I love this country and all others who also love it.

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Thank you my friend

Dale

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Now weigh the other leg.

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Or, just give him an orange jumpsuit for a 215 lb man and see if it fits as perfectly as that phone call....

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If they actually want one that will fit him they'll have to contract with a tent and awning company to make it for him.

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I almost fell on my butt laughing at this comment!

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I wrestled in HS and College and could usually estimate a man’s weight to within a pound or two. Donald Trump is 297 or more -- and if he weighs 215 then I, at 6’1” with a 36” waist am tipping the scales at 182, which was my weight class 50 years ago! What a pathetic liar. But, then, we knew that....

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Clearly he slaps when he fights. Would not - and did not - do well in the locker room.

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What do you expect from a strawberry blond lightweight?!

They should have used one of his golf pictures, you know, to get the real thing!!

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Can't believe they didn't make him get on a fricking scale. When he gets convicted, I hope they do the fully monty, cavity search and all.

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Did you make an account for the weight of his hair?

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No, acrylic does not weight that much.

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hahaha

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I went to a Country Day school in NY that played New York Military Academy, NYMA, in several sports. I was a decade after Trump, but there were stories about him as a pathetic sportsman even then, and I knew him in the club scene in NY at the height of 54 and the other hip joints. Trump was a disgusting slob then, and remains so today. And NYMA was known as the Prep School for kids who could not get into a real prep school. We had a guy flunk out of our Prep School. He went to NYMA and was their valedictorian. Trump is an imposter — not super rich, not super tall, but fat and balding, oh, and a thief and a liar and a traitor.

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OK, I know this sounds gross, but imagine the traitor naked. Now, tell me Melania married him for love!

Yuck!

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True love may be blind, but in Melanie’s case her vision was certainly impaired by money.

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Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy! Orange suit next.

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No, no! Orange jumpsuit! Orange jumpsuit!

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Curses! I thought the sheriff was going to actually weigh him!

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Aug 25, 2023·edited Aug 25, 2023

Looks like he had help from the authorities inside at the scale. They lied on his behalf. Somebody should file a Freedom of Information Act request for the real weight.

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‘Bout time this POS has a REAL mugshot. Now we need the orange suit.

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Your insulting POS lol

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Yes please he belongs in prison!

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No way is he 215 pounds!

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off by about 100 pounds. He's not just fat, he is very tall and has big ol' bones... I'm going with 315 as the low number.

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I believe he is 6'3". I wonder if he is diabetic as he eats very unhealthy!

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Yeah his diet is pretty bad. But he offsets it by playing a lot of golf. 🤣 What a flabby sad little baby.

Really, he won't just have movies and tv shows made about him... he will have a tragic opera of Shakespearean proportion written as a cautionary tale for humanity. "don't be like this guy" should be the title of the opera. Lower case.

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Golf is not much exercise just walking from hole to hole! I’ve never played as it sounds boring!

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Not only that, but he doesn't even walk! He rides around in the golf cart. He'd be much thinner if he walked the course.

My question is, how is he still alive? I think you might be right about the diabetes. How could he not have it? He needs to be jailed. ASAP! (he'll be able to get insulin in prison... but I think we have to pay for him to have it, and live there rent free!) too bad this process will take so long to play out.

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Strawberry LOL!

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Hair recently colored just for this mug shot. 🍓🫤

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If the eyes are truly the window to the soul, Trump’s problems are way more serious than we imagined.

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Right???? My son said, “Those are ‘flames of hell’ eyes.”

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Now that Putin is all warmed up, I wonder if we could ask him a favor ? ❤️🙂

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You really think you can get that tub of lard airborne? LoL

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🤣🤣🤣🎯🤣🤣🤣

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Perfect photos!

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So overjoyed

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Damn. Without any official numbers, how can I claim my prize in the “office lottery”???

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Will now simply be known as “Red”.

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Redass

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