Where are the American politicians fighting for the common folks? I can’t think of one. I know the mayor of my city is an Agenda 21-pushing ninny, who wouldn’t stand up to the “powers that be” if his life depended on it. – editor
Apostolos Gletsos hailed as national hero as Greeks opposed to austerity measures take law into their own hand
- Helena Smith in Athens
When Apostolos Gletsos, mayor of Stylida, took control of a municipal bulldozer and broke his way through the barriers of a toll booth, civil disobedience took on an altogether different hue.
“What I did was within the realm of my duties to defend the legal rights of citizens. I don’t regret it and would do it again,” said the mayor, who was arrested and charged.