That reminder – a resurgence of constitutional rights and the importance of the individual – is what he said backs the motto, “Don’t tread on me.”
“I’m not an old guy, but as I’ve lived I’ve seen more and more taxes put on me, car taxes, property taxes, and I’m certainly not in a high tax bracket or anything,” Vaitekunas said. “It is a constant, slow erosion of the Constitution.”
Still, Vaitekunas maintains a sense of humor. When a passerby asked if he was a Steeler’s fan, he said it would make sense to convert.
– Cara Kelly