Letters to the editor

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Readers Respond

A wise casino vote


We would like to express appreciation to the voters in our county. Thank you for going to the polls on election day to exercise the great privilege American citizens have in the right to vote. Buena Vista County had an excellent turnout, and that in itself says something good about where we live.

We would also like to thank the voters for defeating the casino referendum.

By defeating the referendum, you sent a clear message that a casino is not welcome in this county. Your vote will protect the lives of your family and neighbors for the next eight years. And as voters, you have chosen what many well-respected economists across the nation have concluded is best for economic development - no casino. Thank you.

On behalf of the Don't Gamble With Our Future Committee,

- Julie Clipperton, Storm Lake