Renee Jensen of Elkins, West Virginia, likes to express herself. She has put up as many as a dozen signs in her yard over the past year, protesting the war in Iraq, Bush and Cheney, and the crackdown on civil liberties.Some of her signs have said:"Mr. Bush, You're Fired." "Mr. Ashcroft, We Prefer Our America emain the Home of the Free and the Brave."....
The mayor of Elkins, Judy Guye, tried to use a city ordinance to make Jensen take her signs down. "Guye had said she believes Jensen's signs pose a potential traffic hazard, since people driving by her house often stop or slow down to look at them," Paul J. Nyden wrote in an article for the Charleston Gazette on January 16. Nyden pointed out that the mayor, "a Republican, had a pro-Bush sign in her own front yard."
Guye backed off. But those were the least of Jensen's problems.
In the fall, the Secret Service gave her a call...read on