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From: "MCKINNEY FAMILY" <>
Subject: Re: [A-REV] RE: Daniel Boone Parkway
Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 15:37:18 -0700
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You can email the governor at .
Good Luck!

----- Original Message -----
From: "Marsha Hamilton" <>
To: "MCKINNEY FAMILY" <>
Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 3:29 PM
Subject: Re: [A-REV] RE: Daniel Boone Parkway


> Please tell us how to emai him too!
> Thanks
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "MCKINNEY FAMILY" <>
> To: <>
> Sent: Thursday, July 24, 2003 4:04 PM
> Subject: [A-REV] RE: Daniel Boone Parkway
>
>
> > I was wondering if there has been any news lately about this fiasco? Is
it
> still going to occur or is the Governor's office actually looking into it?
I
> do not live or come from Kentucky but emailed the Governor's office
anyway,
> thinking that I needed to speak my mind and never expecting to hear
anything
> back. Lo and behold, I received an email today from his office. I'm
copying
> my letter and the response below. Has anyone else received the same thing?
> > Anita McKinney
> > Battle Ground, WA
> >
> > From: "MCKINNEY FAMILY" <>
> > To: <>
> > Subject: Questionable ethics
> > Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2003 7:53 PM
> >
> > Dear Sir,
> > While I'm not a citizen of you state, I still feel warranted in writing
to
> you. Whether you see this or it ends up in your assistant's trash, it
still
> needs to be said.
> >
> > I have traveled in your state and thought the people living there were
> honorable and trustworthy. Your history is rich and the environment is
> beautiful. Apparently, I must have been in the wrong areas and talked to
the
> better side of the population. Kentuckians take great pride in their
history
> so I don't understand how you could allow Daniel Boone's name to be
degraded
> as it has. From what I have read, you may not have had any direct impact
on
> the name change but it is still your state and your responsibility.
> >
> > While I'm sure that Mr. Hal Rogers has done great things for your state,
> he pales in comparison to Daniel Boone's accomplishments. At one time your
> state must have held Daniel Boone in high regard since you interred him
and
> moved his burial place. If Mr. Rogers was a true gentleman, he would have
> declined the name change, in honor of a more noble man. It makes him look
as
> though he's very self-serving and degrades the whole state. Sure, he
enabled
> the state to receive millions of dollars for your roads but how much is it
> costing for the new signs to be printed and the labor to install them? I
> know they are not cheap. I know that in this economy, all the states are
> hurting so any help the federal government offers is great. A public
> official does things for his/her state in an unselfish way. That can't be
> said about this. He may not have intended for this to happen....but maybe
he
> did.
> >
> > I know that I'm not the only one who's looking down my nose at your
> state's actions. This incident is reaching all corners of our nation. Is
> this the type of message that you want others to know? If you are an
> honorable man, it should embarrass you.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Anita McKinney
> > Battle Ground, WA
> >
> >
> > July 24, 2003
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Ms. Anita McKinney
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Dear Ms. McKinney:
> >
> >
> >
> > Governor Paul E. Patton has directed the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet
> to investigate your concern of the renaming of the Daniel Boone Parkway.
We
> have sent this information to the appropriate office, and we will respond
> promptly.
> >
> >
> >
> > We welcome every opportunity to serve you. If we can provide additional
> assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our office.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> Sincerely,
> >
> >
> >
> > James
> C. Codell, III
> >
> >
> Secretary
> >
> > JCC/jp
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ==== AMERICAN-REVOLUTION Mailing List ====
> > Words that are not uttered never need explaining.
> >
>
>
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