Marketplace   Menu Guide   Complete Pages      
butler eagle
Site last updated: Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Bookmark our site!
Local PennsylvaniaNationalInternationalNews Extras  
Published: August 22, 2013 print this article Print save this article Save email this article Email ENLARGE TEXT increase font decrease font

Clown’s free speech

Who would have thought the demise of our Constitution would be brought about by the government taking on a rodeo clown, wearing a mask to look like President Barack Obama?
Freedom of speech for all of us just went down the drain. Who or what next will it be? Our guns or our right to trial by a jury of our peers?
Do people not know the Constitution was written in a way to protect the citizens from a heavy-handed government, not to protect the government from the people.
If this man is not able to continue as a rodeo clown or loses his regular job over a joke — yes, a joke about a president, who is not and should not be thought of as better than any other citizen of the United States — then our country, as we know it, is gone.
The investigation called for (by the NAACP) should be investigating the people demanding the investigation, not the rodeo clown.




Betty L. Leonberg
Mars
Back
 
Comments
Order Photos!
 
MORE LETTERS TO THE EDITOR HEADLINES
arrow Correction
arrow Prayer support
arrow OPEC’s gambit
 
MOST READ ARTICLES
arrow Fire destroys 150-year-old house
arrow Truck, car crash ties up traffic on I-79
arrow Schools in county now closed due to snow
arrow POLICE REPORTS