Some people are just too sensitive

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 3, 2003

People are just too sensitive.

"I think what we've had here is a little social concern in the NFL,'' Rush Limbaugh said. "The media has been very desirous that a black quarterback do well. They're interested in black coaches and black quarterbacks doing well … McNabb got a lot of the credit for the performance of the team that he really didn't deserve.''

These four sentences cost Limbaugh his job as a commentator. I don't agree with everyone jumping on his case for saying what he thinks.

This is his opinion and he is guaranteed his right to say what he wants to say in the first amendment. He should not be harassed about it to the point he resigns.

There are other commentators that say much more than this and they get away with it. I don't understand the big deal.

What does it hurt to let the man say what he wants to say? As I said before, people are too sensitive.

Anything you say is going to offend somebody.

Now, the media is brining the controversy of the phrase "under God" in the "Pledge of Allegiance" back to the front of the news.

An atheist sued his daughter's school district because he said this was indoctrinating her.

Come on! Is this really any worse than some of the things on television or in the movies?

My opinion is if you don't want to say "under God" don't say it. I don't think there is a law saying you must say it. As long as it is not regulated by law, I don't see how the school system is being sued.

I am pretty sure that the teacher wouldn't make the little girl say the phrase if she didn't want to.

I think people just want attention, so any reason they can find to sue someone or bring something up to hurt someone else, they are going to do it.

People should just let things like these roll off their back. It really shouldn't be a big deal. I mean, say your opinion about whatever it is bothering you, but don't just keep blowing it out of proportion.

To me, it seems like, if you want to keep your job or not get sued, you have to tip-toe around what you think, just in case someone else doesn't agree.

That is just not freedom of speech.