Stop It!

Many years ago, before Columbine, before 9/11, I served on my local town council. Maybe I was a different person then. I don’t know. Politics was never a good fit for me. I am shy and somewhat indifferent to whether people like me, but the workings of local government have always been of interest, and I’m still surprised by how little people seem to know about how the functions that impact them so directly, garbage collection, fire suppression, parks maintenance, etc., actually work.

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