A blast from the past

In a July 2 editorial, the Tribune’s editorial board spoke out against Indiana’s more liberal fireworks laws, calling them a “farce.” I find it extremely ironic that when the 4th of July comes around, adults in Illinois aren’t allowed to freely celebrate what little liberty they have left.

So began my 1999 letter to the Chicago Tribune, which it recently occurred to me to dig up. Read the whole shebang.