Freedom turns deadly
Over the last weekend, everyone was aware of the rally permitted by federal and city permits.
Held on federal property (our land) and city land (our land) …
This disruption cost us, the citizens, thousands of dollars for protection against who or what … I don’t know.
What I do know is it kept visitors and locals away from downtown … my businesses were affected by a loss of over 50 percent. One-third of the businesses didn’t open, so they lost 100 percent of their business.
Freedom of speech and the right to assemble are getting people killed.
I love America and would gladly die to protect it. But in my opinion, my federal and city government let the freedom I have to work and pay taxes for, be pushed aside for assembly and speech. I think our time has come to realize that these freedoms are getting people killed. Rick Gale Owner Colonial Pancake and Waffle House, and Candy Corner