There has been a contractor functioning on a nearby dwelling for a month with a bumper sticker on his truck that is noticeable to absolutely everyone that walks by our neighborhood, which includes pre-faculty and university small children who are living nearby. It reads “F**k Biden Harris”
Lots of neighbors who have found this bumper sticker are disturbed by the tactless and profane message that youthful little ones can see it when they are playing and going for walks by. Whether or not you assist Joe Biden or not, this exhibit of profanity is unacceptable actions.
Absolutely everyone has the appropriate to categorical their views, but not in general public this way. The sticker is purely profane and reveals a absence of judgement. If this person with this bumper sticker on their truck had any foresight, they would recognize that by displaying these a sticker in a county exactly where Biden voters are commonplace is not likely to assistance their small business.
What form of businessperson would put this sort of a sticker on their perform truck they use day-to-day for organization use when it will eliminate so lots of likely buyers? I know for specified it has prevented a lot of of my neighbors from ever using this contractor.
Michael Marino, Gainesville
Gov. Ron DeSantis is quoted as saying, “Individuals ought to make informed selections about their have overall health treatment.” Excellent for him, and I consider that extends to women’s proper to pick their personal wellness.
The hypocrisy in that declaration would be amusing but it is not amusing to me or 1000’s, hundreds of thousands of ladies in our state and our state. We have marched, contributed, protested, wrote letters, voted, voiced our outrage and concern about the limits on women’s correct to “make educated selections about their individual health treatment.”
We will not be silenced, intimidated, suppressed, and we will dress in our masks for ourselves and our liked kinds.
JoAnn S. Wilkes, Gainesville
Gratifying poor behavior
Appears like a fantastic idea to assume that “assured revenue” is going to convert all-around a felon’s lifetime. But, right up until the lifestyle and life-style improvements where youngsters are born out of wedlock, when remaining introduced from incarceration is treated like a return from tour of obligation and the record goes on gratifying undesirable conduct, it will not work.
For some reason I have never had the urge to steal or commit any sort of crime. Why, not due to the fact I wasn’t very poor, but because of ethical values from my family members. Cuddling criminals does not get the job done. Assume about the victims they hurt — their daily life has been changed for good.
How would you experience if your house was burglarized? The risk-free emotion of getting in your house is missing permanently. Material items can be changed, but the psychological anguish the victims of these persons we are rewarding will final a everyday living time, often on the lookout over their shoulders.
Steven L. McAninch, Gainesville
Restrictive legal guidelines
In reaction to Nov. 7 letter to editor about voting obtain, the writer claims to be goal and dispassionate in his investigate, which led to his conclusion that Florida’s new voting guidelines not only do not restrict access but essentially raise the several hours of voting and the opportunity for early voting — none of which is true.
If you had been to glimpse at each individual new voting legislation alter and put them into either a restrictive or accommodative column, just about every a single would land in the previous and none in the latter. You can argue about no matter if they were being essential or not, or who they damage or what the intentions have been, but you simply cannot say that they aren’t earning voting a lot more tricky.
Kurt Johnsen, Gainesville
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This post initially appeared on The Gainesville Sunshine: Gainesville Sunshine: Letters to the editor for Nov. 14, 2021