LETTER: Former city council candidate gives props to new councilmembers


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[EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:]

In reading the recent article as written by Jack Mayne I have to point out that it took two to tango – or in the case 7. The Previous minority on the council definitely used high profile methods to get their point across, and though I disagree with the goal of those methods, I can say they were effective in getting their point across. The Previous Majority definitely steam-rolled the previous minorities’ opinion.

We have a new Council and new “Minorities and Majorities” on that council. From the very first meeting we saw the change – on both “sides” if you will – just look at the unanimous vote for Mayor. I can say that there is no way the previous “Minority on the council” would have given the citizens a united vote – the proof is in the video! The vote for mayor in 2011 and 2013 were both split decisions. So whether you agree with the current or previous “Majorities and Minorities” you do have to give the new members props for that unified voice and a new way of doing business.

- Joey Martinez

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5 Responses to “LETTER: Former city council candidate gives props to new councilmembers”
  1. citizen says:

    Not worthy of any comment.

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  2. Amp'd says:

    Some people just like to hear themselves talk in ‘spaghetti speak’.

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    • Really? says:

      Yes Joey, we know this, that is why these people won.

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  3. Question Authority says:

    For once I have nothing to say, given nothing has been said already. KaBamm !

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  4. TbC says:

    Joey’s letter reminds me of a quote from Plato:
    “Wise men speak because they have something to say. Fools speak because they have to say something.”

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