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Letter: Think Green! Don’t turn loose

It’s time for “no more releasing” and “a lot more thinking.”

It doesn’t matter anymore if you vote red or blue. It’s time to think and vote Green.

It doesn’t matter anymore if you’re red or yellow, black or white. It’s time to think and become Green.

It doesn’t matter anymore if you salute the stars and bars or the rainbow flag. It’s time to think and fly Green.

Kinky Friedman titled a book, “You Can Lead a Politician to Water, But You Can’t Make Him Think.”

Maybe the rest of us can get concerned and think about this. Think about becoming a member of the BANG (Balloons Are Not Green) Gang.

Quit thinking about, “I can’t get involved with that,” or “I haven’t got time.”

Start thinking about getting involved and finding the time. Let the non-thinkers know it’s time to ban balloons.

Then if someone, somewhere reaches out and asks “Are You a Bang-Ganger?” you can smile and proudly answer, “You Bet Your Sweet Balloon I Am.”

— Whitey Harwood

Rowan County

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