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Public comment turns into ‘hellfire and brimstone’ casino witch hunt

Jessica Weston October 4, 2018

The casino municipal services agreement between the Timbisha Shoshone Tribe and the City of Ridgecrest has been approved for two years, but that didn’t stop a string of opponents from turning the public comment period at Wednesday’s council meeting into yet another fire-and-brimstone attack on the project.

A line of commenters voiced primarily religious objections to the casino. Mike Neel also reiterated his previous overt attacks on the integrity of Mayor Peggy Breeden and Mayor Pro Tem Michael Mower, the two unequivocal casino supporters currently on council.

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