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Letter — TRPA has gone too far


Every bureaucracy grows tentacles. Tentacles that reach into your finances, your belief system, your property rights, your right to privacy, your right to travel, your right to bear arms, your right to choose a school for your kids, your right to reproduce, (or not,) what foods you eat, what products you can buy and anything else that they can get away with. If nobody stomps on those tentacles before they take root, a government will control every aspect of your life. It is the nature of bureaucracy and that is a fact. (Ever been to boot camp?)

In the case of the TRPA, they have far exceeded their charter. Any government function that has not been aggressively fulfilled, they just step in.

If the men that composed the Declaration Of Independence were anything like Tom Schaefer, whose letter appeared in the Tribune April 29, your much diminished paycheck would be in pounds, not dollars.

I believe that it is a duty to battle with government at every turn. I am in favor of ousting any government that oversteps it’s bounds.

Remember the Nuremberg trials? the unsuccessful defense of the Nazi: “I was just following orders,” So go ahead, do whatever your government says. You think about it.

Bruce Doxey

Zephyr Heights

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