Vandals in Lake San Marcos?
A few days ago, all four tires on my car were slashed
beyond repair. The car was legally parked at 1875 San Pablo Dr. There was a car parked next to
it, two more across the street and another three cars parked within 150 feet, none
of them affected.
Concurrently with the slashing of the tires, a political
bumper-sticker was crudely removed from the rear bumper. More likely than not,
the bumper sticker seem to have provoked the cowardly attack. One needs to
pause and accept that regardless of the tenor of the bumper-sticker, the
criminal was not justified in destroying another person’s property.
The crime was committed to curtail the inalienable right
to express ourselves. That right is crucial to continue to make this country
great. Attempting to silence a single
person is not only an attack on that person, but an attack on every one of us.
What kind of a person would attack a defenseless and
inanimate object? Indeed not an
honorable person. Ironically, the
sticker showed one potential way to have more honor in our lives.
One wants to believe that this kind of unscrupulous
person does not live in one's community. Unfortunately, law enforcement
statistics show that the likely perpetrator of this kind of sinister attack resides
in the vicinity.
I kindly request that if you have seen or heard anything
related to this crime, to please let me know. Your identity will certainly be
protected. Thanks in advance for your consideration.
Lake San Marcos
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