To that end, please read the above guest editorial by Nick Jones.
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Countdown To CAOmageddon: Flaw #3 - Bias
Bias is the next flaw in the CAO process. Throughout the CAO process, the Council and Planning Commission have listened to the echo chamber of staff, Ecology, paid consultants, the tribes, and the Friends more than the citizens of this county. Some of the Friends Board members, such as Janet Alderton, have been granted extraordinary access, while long-term island families and businesses have been ignored. The individual humanity of everyday islanders doesn't seem to matter much to our elected officials, or to the "press" covering the story.