It brings me no joy to bring this news to you today.
Last Thursday, there was a traffic accident in Waterboro, Maine that left a little 10-month old baby girl hospitalized with major brain hemorrhaging. Ellen Kennedy, 37, of Sanford was driving east on Route 202 in Waterboro on Thursday and had stopped in traffic to make a left turn onto Straw Mill Road when her 2004 Jeep Cherokee was struck from behind by a 26-foot, 2019 Freightliner box truck at about 6:30 a.m
According to witnesses, the driver of the box truck made absolutely no attempt to stop or change course. This man, a 53-year old Mestizo who apparently doesn’t speak a single word of English, was a sub-contractor delivering packages for Amazon. Given that he was sub-contracted and that he didn’t speak English, it is highly likely that “Rene” (if that’s his real name) is an illegal immigrant with a stolen identity.
Gabrielle Kennedy, the little girl who was injured in the crash, died of her injuries on Monday morning. As a parent, it is genuinely distressing to put myself in the shoes of Gabrielle’s parents. This could have been my son. It could have been my family.
Naturally, not wanting to miss a chance to gaslight the public into not perceiving the real costs associated with mass third world migration, Reade Brower’s Lewiston Sun Journal and Portland Press Herald reported that Romero was a “Massachusetts man”. The writers for the Herald thankfully found the courage to mention that he didn’t speak English (despite burying this factoid under five paragraphs of information), but this detail was mysteriously absent from the Sun Journal‘s coverage, shockingly enough.
We’ve got a letter from a listener about Curt Doolittle, as well as some other news to get to (including a press statement from the family of Donald Giusti, who was murdered by Somalis in Lewiston over the summer), but I wanted to put the spotlight on this story for today’s episode.
This is EPISODE 123 of So to Speak w/ Jared Howe
Gabrielle Kennedy’s GoFundMe (to cover the family’s medical expenses): https://www.gofundme.com/10-month-old-gabrielle-is-in-need-of-help
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