Every tax is a pay cut. Every tax cut is a pay raise.
Citizens for Limited Taxation
|Residents denied free speech||Tuesday, July 13, 2004|
|Rich Parsons (Natick)||Metrowest Daily News|
Once upon a time, those who were voted into public office here in the
United States held that office in high esteem. They regarded it as
an honor as well as a duty to serve their fellow countrymen in preserving the
blessings of liberty enshrined in our Declaration of Independence and our
Constitution. Today, unfortunately, things are quite different.
For many months, the MetroWest Daily News has run articles on the goings-on in Framingham between the Board of Selectman and a group known as Concerned Citizens and Friends of Illegal Immigration Law Enforcement (CCFIILE). Readers have observed that the elected representatives in Framingham, with the exception of one or two, have lost sight of
Now, we read in Friday's paper that members of CCFIILE are no longer allowed to speak at selectmen's meetings. (How unwelcoming!) Chairman Ross proclaims, "You have free speech outside this building." Hmm... Such a pity, isn't it, that the town's disregard for the rule of law and constitutional rights generates alarm among its citizenry! One can only hope that the good citizens of Framingham are following this closely and will take the selectmen to task for betraying the public trust.
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