Here we go, another year of idiots shooting off bottle rockets and other fireworks trying to burn up their neighborhood. You know what’s more idiotic than that? Our wise lawmakers who bless a law that allows people to buy something that’s illegal to use here. Where else is this possible? Can I buy some marijuana here? I promise I won’t use it here; I’ll even sign a statement saying I promise not to use it in Idaho. Does this sound completely stupid? That’s exactly what you can do to buy illegal fireworks. Why don’t we think up some more reasons to stretch the resources of our police department who are trying to enforce this nonsense?
Meanwhile our great leaders have more important things to do. Like wasting thousands of our tax dollars fighting the federal laws over individual rights of the people on who can be married and who can’t. That’s way more important than someone possibly burning my house down by shooting off fireworks. I have found the burned remains on my property and my roof. I have an idiot in the neighborhood that “fires away” for at least two weeks and always after 10 p.m.
Val Morse, Boise