The Streets of Laredo

(In the sense of despair and hopelessness that is often created by our democracy during what ought to be civil discourse, I got to thinking again about what difference each of us might make. Can our actions or even a single vote facilitate change? I still believe that is possible, and the story below is of a man who did precisely that. It is about a lonely drifter who took on city hall and would not accept historic corruption in a Texas border town. I hope you find it inspirational, and maybe even motivational. And, as always, please share, if you like this work, and subscribe, if you haven’t. - JM)

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