We Agree. The following is a comment from Chaz Stevens that he left after my last post. What he says is important so I am reposting it here:
For nearly 30 years, I have been a part of Amnesty International,
helping to raise awareness to issue of violence directed against women and
One-in-three women worldwide will be physically, sexually or
otherwise abused during her lifetime, with rates reaching 70 percent in some
Violence against women and children is one of the most
pervasive of human rights abuses.
James Benefield's remarks, which were
sanctioned by Jean Robb, offend not just those in the audience, but our town as
Said Machiavelli, "The first method for estimating the
intelligence of a ruler is to look at the men he has around him."
Robb's pilotage, I keep imaginging we've hit rock bottom, only to find a trap
door opening up beneath us, revealing a subterrean basement. And from that fresh
hell, the likes of Benefield are belched forth.
On this matter, you and I
are in total agreement.