Thursday, July 12, 2007

Society Heads Want to Chop Off Members

Leland Meitzler and Dick Eastman are keeping on top of the effort by the NYG&B Board of Directors to do away with all those pesky members who refuse to give them unanimous support. Read also Dick Hillenbrand's views on the proposed power grab.

I haven't been a member for a couple of years, so I can only look on in disbelief. And offer this passage from Animal Farm:

Afterwards Squealer was sent round the farm to explain the new arrangement to the others.

"Comrades," he said, "I trust that every animal here appreciates the sacrifice that Comrade Napoleon has made in taking this extra labour upon himself. Do not imagine, comrades, that leadership is a pleasure! On the contrary, it is a deep and heavy responsibility. No one believes more firmly than Comrade Napoleon that all animals are equal. He would be only too happy to let you make your decisions for yourselves. But sometimes you might make the wrong decisions, comrades, and then where should we be?"

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