COLORADO CITY, Texas — Colorado City Mayor Tom Boyd has resigned.

科罗拉多市市长汤姆·博伊德辞职。

Boyd acknowledged the resignation Tuesday afternoon while responding to criticism he received for a controversial Facebook post.

因Facebook上一篇有争议的帖子而受到批评,博伊德周二下午在做出回应时承认辞职。

Tuesday morning, Boyd voiced his frustrations about residents who he said called him to complain about power and water outages.

周二上午,博伊德表达了他对当地居民的不满,他说,他们打电话给他,抱怨停电和断水。

"If you don’t have electricity, you step up and come up with a game plan to keep your family warm and safe," Boyd said. "Get off your ass and take care of your own family!"

博伊德说:“如果没有电,你就应该站出来想出一个计划,维持你家人的温暖和安全。……少来了,好好照顾你自己的家人!”

Tuesday afternoon, Boyd posted another message.

周二下午,博伊德又发了一条信息。

"I would never want to hurt the elderly or anyone that is in true need of help to be left to fend for themselves," said Boyd. "I was only making the statement that those folks that are too lazy to get up and fend for themselves but are capable should not be dealt a handout. I apologize for the wording and some of the phrases that were used!"

“我不想伤害老人或任何真正需要帮助的人,并不是让他们自生自灭,”博伊德说。“我只是想说,那些明明有能力却懒得站出来自力更生的人不应该得到施舍。我为这样的话和一些措辞道歉!”

Boyd said he had already turned in his resignation and did not file a ballot application to run in May.

博伊德说,他已经递交了辞呈,也没有登记五月竞选的投票程序。

"Please understand, if I had it to do over again, I would have just kept my words to myself and if I did say them I would have used better wording and been more descxtive," said Boyd.

博伊德说:“请理解,如果可以重来一遍,我一定会守口如瓶,如果真要说的话,我也会用更好的措辞,更生动的描述。”

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No one owes you or your family anything; nor is it the local governments responsibility to support you during trying times like this! Sink or swim, it’s your choice! 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 hand out! If you don’t have electricity you step up and come up with a game plan to keep your family warm and safe. If you have no water you deal with out and think outside of the box to survive and supply water to your family. If you were sitting at home in the cold because you have no power and are sitting there waiting for someone to come rescue you because your lazy is direct result of your raising! Only the strong will survive and the week will perish. Folks, God Has given us the tools to support ourselves in times like this. This is sadly a product of a socialist government where they feed people to believe that the FEW work and others will become dependent for handouts. Am I sorry that you have been dealing without electricity and water; yes! But I’ll be damned if I’m going to provide for anyone that is capable of doing it themselves! We have lost sight of those in need and those that take advantage of the system and mesh them into one group!! Bottom line, quit crying and looking for a handout! Get off your ass and take care of your own family!
Bottom line - DON’T BE A PART OF A PROBLEM, BE A PART OF THE SOLUTION!

“没人欠你或你的家人任何东西;在这样的困难时期,地方政府也没有责任支援你们!是沉入水底,还是奋力游水(成败全靠自己),你自己选择!本市本县,以及电力供应商,或任何其他服务机构都不欠你们任何钱!我受够了那些找我帮忙的人!如果没有电,你就应该站出来想出一个计划,维持你家人的温暖和安全。如果没有水,你就应该采取应对措施,想要活下来,就要跳出固有思维,并为你的家人搞到水。如果你因为自己没有力量,就坐在寒冷的家里,坐在那里等待别人来救你,因为你的懒惰是你生下来的直接结果!只有强者才能生存,弱者将会灭绝。朋友们,上帝给了我们在这种时候支持自己的工具。可悲的是,人们却相信一种社会主义政府的产物。他们让人们相信,只有少数人工作,其他人将依靠救济品过活。我很抱歉你们一直没有水电供应。是的!但如果我连那些有能力自己养活自己的人都要供养,那我就完蛋了!我们看不到那些需要帮助的人,以及那些利用这个系统,并将他们整合成一个群体的人!!底线是,别再哭泣,别再乞求施舍了!给我站起来,照顾好你自己的家人!
底线——不要成为问题的组成部分,而是成为解决方案的组成部分。”

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