Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas offered an explanation Monday night for why he chose to not meet President Barack Obama.
Thomas, who took a pass on the team’s White House visit in honor of their 2011 Stanley Cup championship, posted his reasons on his Facebook page Monday evening.
“I believe the Federal government has grown out of control, threatening the Rights, Liberties, and Property of the People,” Thomas wrote. “This is being done at the Executive, Legislative, and Judicial level. This is in direct opposition to the Constitution and the Founding Fathers vision for the Federal government. Continue reading at: chicagotribune.com.