This is in response to Tom McLellan’s letter of derision and decision concerning the gambling initiative.
It’s all very well to dismiss one side of an issue because “the side which resorts to dismissiveness…. is the side whose facts and logic are the weakest, but have you considered that you are now basing your argument on “dismissiveness and insults” instead of checking the facts for yourself? Which is worse?
You decide, because if you base your decision on the nastiness of others instead of the merits of the case, you, too, are not bothering with the issues.
I am still on the fence — my question being that, in a so-called free society, how much moral legislation is permissible? To me, that is the issue. We have been losing freedoms to the holier than thou crowd for a long time. BUT, we have abandoned our personal sense of morals, too. So, which to choose…?
Irene R. Mazer
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