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JUSTICE FOR MAX

There are countless stories in the news about dogs being run over by the mailman, but the tragic death of one little French Bulldog has been keeping his heartbroken owner in a constant state of turmoil one year later.

Patty Weston with her two beloved dogs: Max and Sammigirl.

For Louisiana veteran Patty Weston, the story began in June of 2018. “Max became a family member when he was given to me by a friend whose cancer had returned, and he felt he couldn’t manage both,” recalled Weston. Max was an adorable little Frenchie with a charming, exuberant personality.

HEARTBROKEN

“Max was my constant at a time that was very dark for me,” said Weston, a Vietnam era veteran who has experienced homelessness. “He was the light that I so badly needed then.”

Max the French Bulldog

A few months later, Weston’s life changed. “I suddenly lost my home through unfortunate circumstances, and I had nowhere to go, due to my financial status, so I was basically homeless. A friend finally stepped up and offered me ‘the family camp house’ until I could get help. The house was old and worn, so out of concern for Max and Sammigirl, a 16 year old Emotional Support Animal, I thought it would be best if I could find foster care for them. I immediately found care for Sammigirl, but I couldn’t find anyone for Max,” said Weston.

She explained that the little dog was young, energetic, and had allergy issues, so finding him temporary care proved impossible. “Maybe it was because of his breed, but after running ads, reaching out to friends, and even calling the local vets for referrals, I had no choice but to keep him with me. I just wanted the best for him and I wanted him to be happy. I tried so hard,” she said.

Max and Sammigirl loved hiking with their mom.

A “FUR-EVER FAMILY” UNTIL TRAGEDY STRUCK

“I did all the right things for Max; obedience school, surgery to correct a birth defect, and I had him neutered. He had meds for his constant allergies and heartworm prevention, and I kept him current on his vaccines. He had his friends to play with, and he was always protected from the heat; which is important to his breed,” said Weston.

Max the Graduate

According to Weston, every day was a new adventure as she introduced Max to all the things Sammigirl enjoyed; swimming in the bayou, hiking at the nature park, cruising on the lakefront, and daily walks around the neighborhood. Weston enjoys photography so she would often take pictures and videos, documenting all of their adventures on film. In fact, the two dogs enjoyed getting selfies as much as she did, so that became a Sunday ritual.

And then, one day, the unthinkable happened.

“A friend was helping me with some things in the camp house, and mistakingly left a door open, so Max got out,” she recalled, adding, “I didn’t know. God, if only I had known.”

This is where Max was standing when he was killed by the mailman.

“I rushed him to a vet, thinking maybe they could save him, but his little chest had filled with blood,” Weston sadly recalled.

Still devastated a year after her dog’s tragic demise, Weston wants the country’s post offices to change the way such issues are handled. “On a personal, community, and management level, the post offices need to prevent these tragedies,” she stated, adding, ”When they do happen, there must be reports, documented statistics, and accountability. This information must be available to the public upon request.”

“Mr. Cox’s only statement to me at the scene afterwards was, ‘I saw the dog sitting on the road. I didn’t intentionally run over it’”, Weston recalled. “I was literally in shock, sitting there on the gravel, crying like a baby, holding Max in my lap as I waiting for my friend to return with the car. I didn’t even know who this man was, and everything from that point on is like a blur to me. Witnesses on the scene told me what he had said.

“It’s the same statement I had gotten from his wife, co-worker and Post Master. It’s as though they were reciting a phrase from a playbook. Are those words suppose to make it all better?”

Prior to adopting him, Max was a serial car-chaser, so Weston had to train him to stop that bad habit. Looking back, she now feels that Max was lonely. “He might have run after the mailman that day to make friends with him,” she said, adding that her poor little dog was killed upon impact. She said she learned after Max’s death about how the mail carrier would often speed down that particular road.

CHANGE IS CRUCIAL

Weston stated that the post office must develop a policy on these types of tragedies, which rural contractors must also comply with. There must be accountability when they do harm or kill a pet.

“Grief counseling should be offered and made possible at the expense of the agency when they are at fault” she noted. “Vehicles must be equipped with up-to-date technology, including those who hold contracts, and especially on vehicles used in rural areas. The post offices must have safety classes for every driver, including those on contract, and disciplinary action should be taken when drivers are reported for breaking the rules of the road.”

She states, “It is not enough to simply change a driver’s route after the driver harms or kills a customer’s beloved pet”.

PET LIVES MATTER

President Trump recently passed bills pertaining to the health and welfare of animals, because in today’s society, pets are recognized as family, and they deserve protection just as humans do.  “My pets, my companions, are family to me and my most valued treasures,” said Weston. 

She recalled the idyllic life she had with Max and Sammigirl until it was tragically cut short on March 11th, 2019. 

“I miss his nite-nite kiss before going into his kennel to sleep. He was was my baby. He was Sammigirl’s baby, too.”

SEEKING ANSWERS…AND CLOSURE

“There should be regulations to guide mail carriers on proper procedure to follow when a pet is injured,” Weston pointed out. She’s been upset with the way the mailman who hit Max refuses to discuss the incident with her. 

“Since he won’t tell me anything else, I can only assume that Max did not run out in front of him. I think that maybe Max ran up to the next house further down the road, to meet the mailman. He was very social and loved meeting new people.”

The thought of her sweet little dog trying to make friends with the mailman on the day he was killed breaks Weston’s heart. She explained, “I feel like I let him down, because of the acute depression I was suffering through at the time. My heart is so broken that I can’t even describe how difficult the pain is… or how I’m haunted at night. The loss of Max has deepened my depression.”

Weston said that postal workers must be more alert and cautious while driving through neighborhoods. “How does someone see a dog sitting on the road, and then drive right over it? Max showed no sign of an injury—no broken bones, and no blood. However, there were tire tracks left on his little white belly and chest…and the awful smell of rubber.”

Weston later learned that the mail carrier would sometimes speed through the rural area. “Also, his co-worker stated to me that it’s necessary that they take their eyes off the road to read the addresses on the mail. She then justified it by saying all drivers do. What if a child had been sitting on the road?

“Mr Cox could have been my hero that day. He could have gotten out of his vehicle and walked up the neighbors’ driveway with Max to ensure his safety,” Weston said, noting that the mailman had just pulled away from a delivery when Max was run over. “Is it possible that Mr. Cox pulled off too abruptly and startled Max, disabling his reaction time? Why would there be tire tracks on his body and the smell of rubber? I can only assume that Mr. Cox was in too big of a hurry to get his route done.”

In the year since he ran over poor Max, Mr. Cox has not once reached out to Weston to follow up on her letter or repeated phone calls. “It seems he has been hiding behind his wife’s shirt tail rather than speaking to me. She is his boss. How do I find closure? What are they hiding? I have so many questions still, but haven’t gotten any answers.”

SEEKING JUSTICE FOR MAX

To this day, her grief and panic episodes are relentless. “My sleep is constantly interrupted with thoughts of Max, while tears stream down my face. That is, if I can get to sleep. I sometimes think I should get another dog, but the pain of losing Max is too overwhelming.” 

Sammigirl has not been the same since her little brother died. “I know she misses him too, because she sometimes looks for him when we return to the house we had shared together. She seems to have lost interest in doing most things, and mostly sleeps now as her health declines. A year ago, she was very active, running around and playing with Max, talking long daily walks, and hiking like a young dog, even while wearing her own backpack. But now, she’s different.

Max and Sammigirl were my family, and my only support. Losing Max was the most devastating thing that I have ever experienced.”

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HERE IS WHY I DON’T SUPPORT THE WOMEN’S MARCH

Women in America enjoy freedom like no one else in the world, but some pussy-hat-wearing fools claim to be “oppressed” and insist on marching against President Trump while claiming it’s a “right” to kill their unborn children.

Killing babies is currently a “choice”, approved by Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders.

Meanwhile….

In Saudi Arabia, women can’t drive, have no rights and must always be covered.
In China and India, infantcide of baby girls happens frequently.
In Afghanistan, women don’t have the same education rights as men.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the rapes are brutal. If the woman doesn’t die on the street, she’ll likely be HIV infected. No one cares.
In Mali, women cannot escape the torture of genital mutilation.
In Pakistan, there are tribal areas where women are gang raped to pay for men’s crime.
In Guatemala, the impoverished female underclass faces domestic violence, rape and the second-highest rate of HIV/AIDS after sub-Saharan Africa. An epidemic of gruesome unsolved murders has left hundreds of women dead; some of their bodies left with hate messages.
Those are just a few examples of actual oppression.

Here’s the Pakistani dress code for women.

No, Woman No Cry!

So, when American women get together in America and whine that they don’t have equal rights while marching in clean clothes, after eating a hearty breakfast, and it’s like a vacation away that they have paid for to get there…
THIS woman does not support it.

Who are they opposing?
What’s their real agenda?

I Support Our Unalienable Right To Life!

The March for Life, on the other hand is AWESOME!

Today, Friday January 24th, marks the 47th annual March for Life. Thousands of pro-life Americans have descended upon the National Mall for a rally and a march up Constitution Avenue.

President Donald Trump will be the first sitting president to attend this march in person.

GOD BLESS THIS PRESIDENT!
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PERSIAN-AMERICAN AUTHOR EXPECTS TRUMP TO MAKE IRAN GREAT AGAIN

PERSIAN-AMERICAN AUTHOR AND ACTRESS NASRIN MOHAMMADI of Los Angeles arrived in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida last week to promote her book, “Ideas and Lashes: The Prison Diary of Akbar Mohammadi”.

LIVING THE DREAM IN SOUTH FLORIDA

She says that her week spent in South Florida was “like a dream,” because she was able to declare her full support for the POTUS without fear of bodily harm.

Nasrin at the Broward Republican Executive Committee meeting

“Coming from the political environment of Los Angeles, California has been a living hell for me,” says Nasrin, now back home on the West Coast. “I constantly hear lies about how my President Donald Trump is this horrible person. I can’t openly express my support and love for our President. I always kept hope that one day I would be able to formally and openly support President Trump in a friendly environment.”

Her wish came true the moment she stepped off the plane and began meeting Floridians who share her same political views.

Nasrin on The Justice Hour with Family Law Attorney Lisa Macci.

Nasrin’s love and admiration for today’s American President is refreshing. She grew up under Sharia law and watched her brother tortured and killed and her family torn apart, all because of their Christian faith.

This woman’s message of MAKE IRAN GREAT AGAIN is resonating among Americans who are tired of hearing refugees bash President Trump for his so-called “racism”.

“In Florida, people treated me with respect and wanted to hear what I had to say. Unlike in California, where people disregard me—even with my tumultuous immigrant background from a tyrannical country! The people in Florida gave me the opportunity to express what I feel needs to be said about our current situation in our country and the world. In Florida, I could openly wear and display my support for President Donald Trump, and not fear reprisal,” she explains.

“Being an Iranian woman who immigrated as a political refugee, I break the mold of the mainstream media’s narrative of the stereotype of the common Trump supporter,” she notes, adding, “The people in Florida treated me with respect, and I felt at peace.”

Meeting Scott Newmark, president and founder of Americans for Trump Inc.

“It was my pleasure to visit with Nasrin Mohammadi in my office,” said Scott Newmark, president and founder of Americans for Trump Inc, which is headquartered in Broward County. “This brave person is a Trump patriot who is also continuously fighting to free Iran from the brutal oppression of the Islamic Republic of Iran.“

FACED WITH CALIFORNIA PASSENGERS AT THE AIRPORT

The story of how Nasrin was denied boarding her flight on Monday night has gone viral. Thousands of Trump supporters are incensed about the way she was treated, but Nasrin wants everyone to take a step back from the edge of anger.

Photo by Benjamin H. Bennett Nasrin at the airport, wearing her MAGA clothes

RESCUED BY FRIENDS

“As soon as I started to board my flight back to Los Angeles, I experienced that old discrimination again, but this time, I had people who cared about me to back me up,” she recalls.

Her manager, Ben Bennett, a local fixture in South Florida’s Republican community, had a feeling that something wasn’t right after he dropped her off in front of the airport.

He waited instead of driving away and was not surprised when he received a phone call from Nasrin, telling him that she had been denied boarding.

She then called journalist Jill Cueni-Cohen, who immediately took her in. The two had spent a lot of time together, doing interviews and getting acquainted.

Photo by Jill Cueni-Cohen Nasrin toured Trump National Golf Course with Journalist Jill Cueni-Cohen

“I was sorry for what Nasrin went through at the airport,” says Jill. “But I admit that I was thrilled to be able to spend more time with her. Her story is tragic… and inspiring! She makes it so clear that we are lucky to live in such a wonderful, freedom-loving country.”

She also makes it clear that Floridian Trump supporters are fortunate to be in the majority.

“I can’t wait to come back to Florida and actively campaign for President Donald Trump in 2020; Florida is the real America, unlike those brainwashed people who live in a bubble,” says Nasrin, in reference to Trump-haters.

When asked if she ever wears her MAGA hat in public in LA, she gasps, “No way! I will get attacked.”

In Fort Lauderdale, her pro-Trump outfit mostly attracts new friends.

Photo by Benjamin Bennett Attending a church service with Jill Cueni-Cohen

©️Jill Cueni-Cohen

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TRUMP SUPPORTER DENIED BOARDING ON PLANE

Clad in pro-Trump apparel, Persian American author Nasrin Mohammadi had just spent a whirlwind week visiting Fort Lauderdale on her latest book tour.

Prior to leaving town, she was able to squeeze in one last event —the Broward Republican Executive Community’s monthly meeting—before heading to the airport and checking in her luggage.

Nasrin Mohammadi (and most Iranian citizens) loves President Trump!

Nasrin arrived at the gate and was ready to board her flight at 9:25pm, which was scheduled to depart at 9:33pm.

The door to the jetway was open, and two Spirit Airlines ticketing agents had just let a man go through.

Wearing her MAGA hat and shirt, Nasrin showed them her ticket, and they told her that she would have to get another ticket. They would not allow her to board.

Her luggage was on the plane, a passenger had just entered the jetway, and yet the two agents stared at her clothes with obvious disdain as they informed her, “We can’t do anything for you. You’re too late.”

Nasrin then went to customer service, who told her, “You had to have been there before 9:30.”

She told them, “I was there at 9:25!” And then they were quiet.

Nearly in tears, Nasrin called her manager, Ben Bennett, and asked him to come and get her from the airport.

She was rebooked on a flight for the next day.

“Being in Florida has been like a dream for me, I have never been treated with so much kindness!” says Nasrin. “But going to the airport in my Trump clothes was another story. Some people were staring at me, and there were others who were actually shielding their eyes! A couple of men told me, ‘Good job,’ but most people looked angry. The Spirit employees were very unfriendly. I couldn’t believe that they wouldn’t let me on the plane when I was there on time!”

©️Jill Cueni-Cohen

Nasrin Mohammadi met Israeli Pastor Steven Khoury and talked about the current problems in the Middle East.

Nasrin found refuge at the home of journalist and author Jill Cueni-Cohen.