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Letter: Gloucester needs to focus on real ‘needs’

Editor, Gazette-Journal:

Sigmund Freud’s “The Interpretation of Dreams” (1900) is easier to comprehend than the Gloucester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism’s research on indoor recreation space (“Survey finds need for indoor recreation space in Gloucester,” May 26 Gazette-Journal).

The U.S. economy and, by extension, Gloucester County is being rapidly restructured. Note, for example, current aspects of health care pricing and the Pentagon’s adjustments. The term “quantitative easing” translates to a pending huge tax increase.

Does Gloucester “need” a dog park?

Indoor recreation facilities are less about public funding and more so about county priorities. Public sector emphasis must focus on public safety, fire and rescue and emergency management, to mention some key components of “needs.”

The party’s over.

Robert Warren

Gloucester, Va. ...

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