Commissioners, curtailing public comments is Not Good

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Not Great is Better than Good

By Brian Slattery

At the last Brunswick County commissioners’ meeting Dec. 17, several anti-seismic testing/coastal oil drilling residents once again attended en masse with more than a few speaking during most, if not all, of the allotted time for public comments.

This included a pastor who chose to make everyone else speaking on the issue look bad by association when he acted like an ass at the podium, went over the three-minute limit for individual speakers and basically challenged the board, staff, and sheriff’s officers to have him removed.

Quick highlight: they did.

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