By: Connie Travelling – A boomer, sometimes a lady, Connie Jamieson enjoys travel, outdoor recreation, family times – and grandchildren.
Those with quiet voices hold points of view too.
Where is my forum for saying “I disagree?” I disagree with your yelling in the faces of the police men and women who are doing their job, (ironically, keeping even you safe!), acting with restraint in the face of provocation.
Where is my platform for saying “You’re committing a crime” to individuals who throw rocks and bags of urine at those charged with keeping a location secure? When is it my turn to say, “Go home. Contribute to society rather than smash the property of those who have worked for what they have.”
When do I get to say “You deserve to be arrested if you’re breaking the peace, or are hanging out with those committing crimes, despite being warned. Too bad you may have been uncomfortable or didn’t like the cheese sandwiches provided by my tax dollars while you waited to be processed.”
Enough of this culture of entitlement without effort, this “poor me” victim mentality of the perpetual placard-waver; the demanding of “rights” when no productive work has been done to secure those rights. Complaining is easy; taking action requires maturity and ability.
Go home. Grow up. Contribute to your community. Learn to state your position on an issue without resorting to profanity and graffiti. Get a life.