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Eckhoff: Texas Mayor Kicks Slaughter Tail

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Vickery Eckhoff, blogger for Forbes Online, has batted another home run in her latest article, "Texas Mayor Paula Bacon Kicks Some Horse Slaughter Tail". She begins:

"Every small-town mayor is bedeviled by something. For Paula Bacon of Kaufman, Texas, it was Dallas Crown, which slaughtered horses next door to her friend Mary Nash’s 40-acre farm off Highway 175.

"Dallas Crown was shuttered during Bacon’s last term in office after a 20-year legal battle over environmental violations that constantly overwhelmed the city’s wastewater plant with horse blood and discharge. But news that horse slaughter plants may be returning to the U.S in 2012 has Bacon speaking out about what one horse slaughter plant with 46 non-unionized employees can do to a small town of 6,700 hard-working people."

Read more at Forbes Online...

Categories: Slaughter, Politics