“The Southern Tier is desolate,” Conklin Town Supervisor Jim Finch (R) told WBNG. “We have no jobs and no income. According to the report, the 15 towns interested in seceding are in Broome, Delaware, Tioga and Sullivan counties, but the Towns Association would not reveal the names of the towns.”
At the outset, philosophical principles have about as much of a chance to succeed in confronting the money interests as did the Iroquois Nation in remaining independent. WBNG News continues the coverage in the report, Southern Tier towns looking to cut NY ties. But before the maps are redone or the flags come down, a dose of reality needs to seep in.
Lets not forget about the corruption that allows these types of issues to occur….