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COER ‘whiners’ need to revisit closing papers | Letters


I, for one, am tired of the continual diatribe that is printed about the COERS group; no one cares.

They will never take responsibility for the fact that they didn’t bother to read all of their closing papers.

If they are truly suffering, a little common sense on the part of this group would be to move.

Please stop acting like you didn’t know the jets flew over your homes.

Really? You knew there was a naval air base here. What on Earth made you think the jets wouldn’t be loud?

I was told by one member that the noise could cause me to have heart issues while I’m sleeping and jets are flying.

My cardiologist said that this statement is ridiculous; if that were true, they couldn’t have sailors sleeping on board while the jets fly off and on the carriers.

I had two heart attacks while living in the Midwest. Since moving here, my blood pressure is down and I’m fine.

I’m not deaf, and I sleep like a baby, even when the jets are flying.

This, by the way, is over my house. I was offended by the fact that if they poked me enough, and yelled loud enough I would buy into their delusions. They reminded me of spoiled children having a temper tantrum.

This group has no legal leg to stand on and they know it. I’m sure we will find that they will go from one thing or another to complain about. They all really need to move back to where they came from; clearly this island isn’t what you thought you could change it into. And it would be refreshing to see the newspaper print someone else’s opinion on life on the Island.

Sally McKinney

Oak Harbor


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