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"We must take sides. Neutrality helps the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages the tormentor, never the tormented.” - Elie Weisel

“If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor." - Desmond Tutu

"There comes a time when neutrality and laying low become dishonorable. If you’re not in revolt, you’re in cahoots. When this period and your name are mentioned, decades hence, your grandkids will look away in shame." - David Brooks

2 responses to “Keable/Fogarty power plant bill: An autopsy”

  1. Burrillville residents refuse to drink tax treaty Kool-Aid

    […] to the Keable Bill at the 11th hour, giving the Senate Judiciary Committee enough of a reason to vote down the bill. The relationship between the town council and residents was now overtly acrimonious. There were […]

  2. Leaked email gives rise to pay-to-play allegations between Burrillville Town Council and Invenergy

    […] senators Frank Lombardi, Steven Archambault and William Conley all the ammunition thy needed to publicly humiliate the Burrillville residents who testified before them and to vote down the […]

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