While we're on the topics of collusion, complicity and conspiracy, it seems a little odd that a decision that's already been made is brought back again and again, to the potential profit of a global corporation with very deep pockets.
Lo and behold, the new Astoria mayor publicly censures a board member for having an opinion contrary to aforementioned global corporation ("Design Review Committee member confronted by Astoria mayor over hotel comments," The Daily Astorian, Jan. 8).
As a show of magnanimity he refrains from firing her, merely "suggesting" she, in essence, shut up. Brave new world, indeed.
When's the next mayoral election? Can mayors be impeached?
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