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Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

Thank you so much for your reporting. I am the resident who was speaking to him and I knew I recognized you standing next to me. He also told me he was not there to talk about that, but I definitely was! It was our town this week but it'll be anybody's town next week if we don't get to the root of this problem.

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

I can't with him πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ What is so hard about saying "you know what, yes, I did help stop the rail strike, because it would've decimated an already struggling economy, I didn't see this coming and I'm sorry. Now that I've seen what the workers were talking about, I will do everything in my power - my *political* power - to make sure this never happens again." How hard would it be?? πŸ‘€

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Feb 18, 2023Β·edited Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

Thank you for your reporting. The EPA itself released toxic sludge into our Animas River 8 years ago. Turned the Animas River yellow from Silverton, CO to Arizona.

https://www.durangoherald.com/articles/hickenlooper-drinks-animas-river-water-to-make-a-point/

Our then Governor Jon Hickenlooper, now a Senator, cane down on the "It's Safe To Drink" Tour.

Our country is run by the corporations and the red/blue divide gives the illusion of choice. I think George Carlin said it is one big party and you ain't in it.

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

I sat and watched your whole livestream of the town hall. I very rarely feel bad for politicians, but the Mayor clearly has no clue what is going to happen to his town and was trying to hold his self together for the people who elected him.

That being said, I think it’s time we took to the rails and started walking down to Norfolk on the rails to meet them in their house while occupying OUR rails. Their mayor would be a peoples mayor if he leads it.

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

Great post. Bill Johnson is an empty suit. He’s done nothing for our county except a credit for things Democrats have done.

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

Thank you for this!

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Feb 18, 2023Liked by John Russell

Well, you got it in a three minute nutshell John. Tip of me hat to ya

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