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Strict no-motor policy on Essex Chain Lakes would be too elitist

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Strict no-motor policy on Essex Chain Lakes would be too elitist Evelyn Schaefer Greeneā€™s Sept. 9 letter on the potential use of motor boats on the yet-to-be classified Essex Chain Lakes property (which the state is acquiring from The Nature Conservancy) expressed her excitement about being able to enjoy canoeing on motor-free waters. I appreciate her concern about the minimal but possible introduction of invasive plant and animal species. I am a longtime member of ...


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wmarincic
September 14, 2013
12:58 p.m.

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Don Schermerhorn stop being reasonable. You do know that elitist liberals hate common sense.

robbump
September 14, 2013
8:56 p.m.

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Don Schermerhorn defends use of motors, asking us questions like: "Has she forgotten the son who lost his legs in Vietnam, the 97-year-old father with congestive heart failure?"
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When will we stop pretending that life is equal or even fair for all? My knee hurts, why don't the (few existing) fire towers have an elevator for me? No, I don't really expect it; I just realize that I have some LIMITATIONS in my life that I must deal with. I'm a realist. Political correctness be darned, life ain't fair.

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