Rear seatbelt law is a step to tyranny
Should the driver of a car be held responsible for an adult in the back seat who is not wearing his seatbelt?
This new law is clearly unconstitutional, an invasion of privacy and an unreasonable search.
It will lead to trouble for both the citizen and the police who will be exposing themselves to confrontations.
We must stop this slide toward dictatorship and tyranny.
Litz will continue to uphold law as judge
The current Rotterdam town law prohibits political signs being put up before Sept. 1.
Unfortunately, Judge Ken Litz’s opponent in this year’s Democratic primary apparently feels he is above the law.
He has put up political signs before the Sept. 1 date.
A judge, above all people, is expected to follow and obey the law.
For 32 years Ken Litz has been our Rotterdam town judge. For 24 of those years, he was endorsed by the town Democratic Party.
Ken Litz not only applies the law, he obeys the law.
As a lifelong Democrat, I am asking you to vote for Judge Ken Litz in the Democratic primary on June 22.
Republicans have short memories
Since being taken over by Donald Trump, it appears that being a “good” Republican means that you must be able to forget everything that has happened to our country over the past four years.
You must forget that Trump promised to abolish the ACA (Obamacare) with something big and incredible.
We are still waiting for that, just like we’re still waiting for Mexico to reimburse American taxpayers for that “big, beautiful” wall on our southern border.
You also have to be able to forget how nearly 600,000 Americans have died from a disease that Trump told us would simply disappear in a few weeks and that he never offered a single word of condolences to the covid victims or their families.
Most importantly, as good Republicans, you have to completely deny the events at our nation’s capital on Jan. 6 when your leader sent an angry, armed mob to the place where you work to kill you and hang his own vice president, all because he couldn’t accept that he lost an open and fair election by over 7 million votes.
You can pretend that you didn’t see the mob take down the flag flying over the Capitol and hoist a Trump 2020 banner in its place.
Explain that to our veterans and Capitol Police.
Mainly, just completely forget the oath of office that you took where you pledged allegiance to the United States and its Constitution and keep on pledging your loyalty to the wannabe dictator that you helped create.
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