Texas Town Mayor Resigns After Telling Residents to ‘Quit Crying’ Amid Energy OutagesEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

The mayor of a Texas town has resigned following a controversial social media post in which he responded to constituents who complained about ongoing energy outages that have kept parts of the state in the dark for nearly a week. Colorado City Mayor Tim Boyd, who represented the small Mitchell County town of about 4,000 residents, reportedly resigned on Tuesday after he received backlash for a since-deleted Facebook post that spread widely on several social media platforms, KTXS12 reported. “No one owes you [or] your family anything; nor is it the local government’s responsibility to support you during trying times like this! Sink or swim, it’s your choice!” the former mayor wrote. “The City and County, along with power providers or any other service owes you NOTHING!” “I’m sick and tired of people looking for a damn handout! If you don’t have electricity you step up and come up with …Read More

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