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Kilts and sandals are also liberating

| September 23, 2021 1:00 AM

In response to Mr. Strayer’s recent letter (Bonners Ferry Herald, Sept. 16). Mr. Strayer it seems you think you have us all figured out. I’m no anti-vaxxer as you’ve called us. I’ve had all the childhood vaccines. But when it comes to an mRNA concoction whose long-term effects are impossible to know at this point, I choose to pass. If someone wants the jab they should get it and I support their decision. But it does seem that the jab may not work. Why are we being told to get the vaccination to protect the vaccinated? Apply some critical thinking to that.

I’m sorry you think our plea for personal freedom is thinly veiled. I’d hoped it was plain as day. And not a plea, but a claim, of personal freedom. I’m not anti-vaccine. I’m anti-mandate. And I don’t care if it’s hidden in some agency bureaucracy (OSHA). If my employer tells me I need to wear steel toed shoes … fine. Wear a suit … fine. Have a foreign substance whose long-term effects are unknown injected into my body … take a hike.

None of this has anything to do with Fox News or Trumpism. You have no idea about personal freedom. You should exercise a little liberty sometime. It’s liberating.

Oh and pants and shoes in a restaurant? Try a kilt and sandals … also liberating.

MARK QUINN

Moyie Springs