Old Hickory wins... the Old Hickory Platform - to the victors go the spoils
1) Divine Right City Council as authorities
2) Family, Personal Friends and Business partners get first dibs on Boards and Commissions
3) Who cares what outsiders think. They don't understand us. We do things our way! The Hickree way!
4) Health? Who're you calling fat. We were built on Beer and Cigarettes. Y'ain't gonna live fer ever.
5) Bring me yer ideas and I'll talk with my buddies about 'em.
6) Information belongs to US. What don't you understand. Don't like it, then lawyer up. Dare ya.
7) Town Halls... why in the world would we want to do that?
8) Public-Private partnerships. Private as in privacy.
9) There are no conflicts about our interests. We know what they are.
10) Neighborhood Associations are for our benefit not yours buddy, Get it! Got that!
The Complete "Platform for a 21st Century Hickory"