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Letter: Wash his mouth out with soap

Wash his mouth out with soap

Back in 1986, when I was 16, I would be in more trouble with my parents had I acted like the young man did at the bus stop! If indeed he “wasn’t committing a crime when the officer approached him,” as his attorney states, why did he act the way he did? If you have nothing to hide, then comply to a peace officer’s request, and both will go their own merry way!

My mom would have washed my mouth out with soap, grounded me for some amount of time and reminded me about respect for my elders and law enforcement.

Sadly, there is little to no repercussions for foolish acts by present day youths. And those kids will be running the country when I am crapping a Depends in an Alzheimer’s ward of an assisted living facility in my “golden” years!

John Norman

Carbondale


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