Friday, 13 January 2012 00:00
Well a vocal group (doesn’t matter whether they are a majority or a minority) of well meaning but “my way or the highway” people has forced their lifestyle on others. The first time we heard anything about the Levittown theater’s proposal to serve “booze” in their business was when we heard about an organized protest against the idea.
It just makes me feel so good to know these people are just looking out for our interests...of course these people are so much more moral than those who would want “booze” served at the theater.
Oh yeah and the theatrics of showing how easy it is to sneak the “booze” to underage children was a nice touch.
I am not going to pass judgment on whether or not it is a good idea...I am just not that much smarter than enough people that my lifestyle should be forced upon others.
No what I ask is the following:
Did anyone investigate the proposal and see how the management was proposing to administer their new idea?
If so did anyone put the info out to the general public so that we might have input?
Or did we just have a knee jerk reaction and scream, “No way, not in my town”?
Did anyone try to solicit input from others who might like to have a cocktail while watching a movie? Can we have an adult conversation?
Was there any negotiation?
We are protecting our children from being subjected to seeing all of these supposed drunks and others who might do nefarious things with the “booze” - a quick question are all of the movies that are shown at the theater rated-G? I am certain that there are many movies that are shown in the theater that are not appropriate for our children. Where was your protest then?
I could go on and on but I’ll leave it at this last question...Will you be happy when this business leaves and takes their tax money on legal items and legal business to another neighborhood? Just say, “No.”
Thanks all for looking out for my best interests.