Let’s get the disclaimer out of the way first: I am not related to the subject of this article.
Glendale, Burbank, Pasadena, and Los Angeles, in that order, will wrap up their election cycles over the next few weeks.
I must give credit to fellow columnist, Harut Sassounian, for inspiring this piece with his “10 Reasons Why Obama Should Travel to Armenia on April 24″ that appeared last week.
In just over a month, it will crescendo. It has already begun.
You were undoubtedly pleased over the last few weeks when you read about Los Angeles and Portland dropping disgusting Dick Gephardt, the former House Speaker and Genocide recognition advocate who sold his soul to Turkish government denialists in exchange for millions of dollars, as their lobbyist.
Armenians have two recent victories to celebrate, the Starbucks snafu and toppling of a proposed Ataturk statue in the City of Carson before it was even erected.
As the old saying goes, “there’s more than one way to skin a cat” (at the risk of offending the animal rights folks), and Turkey is skinning a lot of cats.
It’s that time of the biennial election cycle when many California cities hold their local elections for city councils, school boards, and college boards.
Circumstances in the form of community reactions, discussions, and commentary obligate me to revisit a topic I did not much want to address in the first place since it gives the culprit what she craves and needs to achieve her untoward desires/goals, ATTENTION.
April 24, 2015. Events on, around, about, for, through, because of, and probably a whole of other prepositionally connected events are what “it” and “they” are.