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The Cost of liberty is less than the price of repression WE Dubois American Social Reformer and Political Activist 1868-1963 The day the war officially started on Iraq thousands of people gathered at the Texas Capitol to protest the US involvement in the war That morning as a government employee working at the Courthouse I was notified via email of the impending protest The email urged supervisors to let non-essential personnel leave early so that they could avoid the turmoil that the protest was sure to cause on traffic I unfortunately am considered essential personnel so there was no early release for me and I was caught up in the pandemonium I sat behind the wheel of my car hot irritated and perturbed at the time it was taking me to make it the four blocks from the courthouse to IH-35 due to the sea of people protesting the wrongfulness of the war As anger rose up in me the only way I could pacify myself was to pause for a moment and ponder the big picture of the situation My inconvenience of sitting in rush-hour traffic a little longer than usual was a small price to pay for freedom of speech for all even those with conflicting views from my own I sat and felt a sense of awe that I live in a country where those protesters were allowed to march and voice their opinion without the fear of retribution My blood pressure slowly came down and I made myself take back the thoughts I had given voice to moments earlier when I said out loud Dang why doesnt someone arrest them all and get them out of my way so I can make it through this light At that moment I came to the realization that even though they were exercising their rights by trampling all over mine I still was thankful that I did not live in a
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