Folks there is a story I’ve been holding onto for several days now that is of the compelling variety even though it is someone elses small town news. Simply put, one doesn’t hear much about the doings in a small town in southern Nova Scotia anywhere in the States and since the Canadian people are rumored to be tolerant souls the topic fits on Slabbed, especially with AROD lurking about to lend his insight to the subject matter of racism and abuse of civil rights under the color of law. So lets start by highlighting Timothy Gillespie’s story from last week, Shelburne mayor blinks, charges dropped on bullying victim.
The highly anticipated trial of a man accused by Shelburne mayor Alan Delaney of causing a disturbance at Town Hall was canceled at the last moment Wednesday as the crown prosecutor admitted that there was little chance of a conviction.
The trial is part of what Keith Jacklin says is years of persecution by the Town and two years of out-and-out bullying by Delaney. The most egregious episode, says Jacklin, a black loyalist descendant, is when he visited mayor Delaney at his home and the mayor told him to “go back into the woods where you belong, you half-bred nigger.”
Normally such things merit a defamation suit or two Continue reading “Is Shelburne Nova Scotia mayor Alan Delaney a racist? IMHO the Slabbed Nation is uniquely equipped to answer this question.”