MAGIC RUNCIE SCORES AGAIN

Pardon me if I take a moment to blow my own horn, but I was the loudest voice in the county for hiring a Superintendent of Schools who had an extensive business background.

Members of the Board understood that message and so far, it’s paying off big.

Superintendent Bob Runcie made another bold move, turning a sou’s ear into a silk purse.

The Western Bus depot, another Notter boondoggle is being re-purposed as an adult vocational education facility along with office space dedicated to transportation.

Saving millions by making the change, Runcie wants to move the money into hiring arts teachers.

TIME TO DROP THE CHARGES AGAINST BETH

Here we go again with delay after delay in court while real criminal justice goes wanting and the real criminals in this case go walking scott free.

A lot of “big fish” as some bloggers call them were involved in the ECO publication that swung the Mayor’s election for Beth Talibisco, but not one of them did anything illegal.

Shady, yes.  Very shady.  But shady isn’t against the law.

What this really exposes is the mechanism behind some of the nasty mailers that voters find in their mailboxes before election day.

WANT THE TRUTH? STILL WAITING, RUTH

School Board District 5 candidate Ruth Lynch still hasn’t filed her Q4 report.

The law needs to be changed to impose solid fines that are not connected with the balance in a candidate’s campaign account.

Face it: 25% of nothing is still nothing.

If a candidate like Lynch can’t manage the details while on this side of the dais, just think of the level of damage she can do on the other side of the dais.

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