No sympathy for either side

In response to the Thursday “Boom City lawsuit” article, in reading it, two very large words jumped out at me — “mortar ball”! Why is it still legal to buy explosives when you aren’t licensed in the demolition business?

And was the victim who lost his left eye on tribal land when the explosive detonated prematurely? Of course, the question can be answered with a simple one. We know who “really” runs the fireworks enterprise, and it isn’t Snohomish County. Every year we have contestants in the Darwin Awards competition, and I’d like to submit as an entry our fellow without the left eye.

Every day I see loopholes in Darwin’s theory, and they are out there in droves. I believe that there is a connection with the equation that the louder the boom, the lower the I.Q. This first amendment right I have is one of the great things about this country. Long live freedom of the press!

Vince Taylor


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