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Making It Up As He Goes Along

A ‘Plan B’suggests the existence of a ‘Plan A’. Unfortunately for Toronto, John Tory’s Plan A consisted of nothing more than getting elected. Having accomplished that, it’s been pretty much flying by the seat of his… 26 more words


Rule #229: Political controversy

Being a political servant of the people requires a lot of time and dedication. If your behavior or lifestyle is creating a constant storm of controversy, either proven or alleged, it’s a distraction from the business at hand, which is running the city, town, province, state, country… whatever. 818 more words


Mayor Fires Back Over Scotched Billboard Deal

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh waterfronts have become a major tourist draw in recent years, but the beautiful view showcased by Just Ducky’s tours has been marred by what was once an iconic sign atop Mt. 336 more words


Amid Criticism, Oakland Mayor Schaaf Says Raiders Deserve Clarity From City Over Stadium Plans

OAKLAND (KCBS) — Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is vowing to give the Raiders more “clarity” on what steps the city is prepared to take to keep the team from moving following  210 more words


The Dead Calm After Ford

“The universe will unfold as it should.”

I don’t know about anybody else but I don’t find that sentiment all that reassuring coming from an elected official. 946 more words


Get Your Hands out of the Pie

For so many years families in certain communities and people that look or are as poor as me have been told time and time again, whether directly or inadvertently that they are NOT a part of our society. 572 more words

Social Issues

You're Welcome, Jim Kenney!!!

Today, I’m giving a BIG hearty celebratory sign of appreciation to Jim Kenney, who managed to win the spot of the democratic nominee for mayor! And, I am willing to say that I only increased his chances of winning by 37%, multiplied by two. 85 more words