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This letter is in response to Larry Brickman's "Tougher DUI laws needed" in the Aug. 16 issue of the Kirkland Reporter.
Community Events, August 2014
USDA Wildlife Services has been lethally removing Canada Geese in the Puget Sound area for 13 years under an interlocal agreement between several cities and entities within the region.
Twice a day I use a walk across Northeast 132nd Street. It is common for drivers not to stop to let me cross, or not to stop while I'm in the crosswalk. Some go so far as to speed up to quickly get by.
Conservative ideology is based on protecting rich people from having to pay for the benefits they reap from government: peace at home, government contracts, stable markets, laws, infrastructure, an educated work force, research, potable water, public health, etc.
We constantly see in the news where a driver, high on marijuana or under the influence of alcohol, hits a pedestrian or another car, killing someone. They are charged with driving under the influence or vehicular homicide. They get a few years in prison and then are free to live their lives.