By Robert McRoberts
January 24, 2006
Oh boy can we ever stir up
things these days. Don. I never said I didn't like reading your
letters. Your arrogance cracks me up, however I do agree with
a lot you say. I feel that your Native pride is over-kill. We
all have history, we all love the ones that got us here. My grandmother
and aunt traced our family history back as far as the Mayflower
days. I was related to one of the explores. I have native blood
from Nebraska I can not clearly remember the tribe, we ended
up in southern California as farmers. During the revolutionary
war we lost many cousins. The civil war same thing. But they
fought to make America a place to be free. On my mother's side
the history is shorter. They arrived just before the Civil War.
On your way back to Ketchikan you can drive through the Wise
Cemetery just outside of Denver. There you can see how many
died fighting for a better country - without a choice they died.
I am all alone these days - all my family elders are all gone.
My grand dad fought in WW1 and my father in WW2, just to make
this place a better place - keeping your rights from Communism.
If at any time time these people would have lost our hold, where
do you think you would be? I know it would not be so good. It's
just the way it worked out. you are no better than me, but you
have free health insurance and land. I've none and lord knows
I could use it, before I die from heartburn. We are all the same,
some just have to work harder than others to get the nice life.
So let's move on together.
Have a good week and enjoy
our great weather.
About: Robert McRoberts is the owner of a local construction company with 25 years experience building roads on Revilla.
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