My sources tell me Bryan will not have bike lanes. Cars and bikes are expected to “coexist”. The purpose of the narrowing is to slow down cars to match the speed of bikes. The bike master plan for Normal is extensive and expensive. Cottage is expected to become a 2 lanes road with bike lanes […]
by: Diane Benjamin The City of Bloomington recently declared the Coliseum has produced $98 MILLION dollars of Economic Activity. The Coliseum opened in 2006, the first full year was 2007. 2007 Sales Tax receipts were LOWER than 2006 (see chart below). Receipts increased when the tax to pay for the Coliseum was increased. Keep in […]
by: Diane Benjamin I’ve talked to many people recently who think they aren’t smart enough to run for City Council. Have you watched a Council meeting? Seriously, most of the current elected do as they are told. If you are capable of any amount of independent thought, you would be among the best and brightest […]
I hear the trip to China was cancelled. Fundraising for charity also wasn’t going well. Anybody surprised? I wonder how that new league is working out? I wonder if they now regret getting themselves kicked out of a real league!
Libertarians: Please read and think: http://dailysignal.com/2014/09/30/political-strategists-plot-libertarians-conservatives-can-unite-take-back-white-house/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social by: Diane Benjamin Yes, I’ve heard all the arguments. You don’t want to hold your nose and vote again for somebody you don’t 100% like. Get a clue: There are no perfect candidates! No even those calling themselves libertarians. Think about this: Democrats control Illinois Democrat Gov Quinn controls […]
Here is Steve Vogel’s reason to vote for Pat Quinn in November: Quinn is going to jail. Paul Vallas (Lieutenant Governor candidate) is going to be a great governor! After all, the Chicago public schools are great now since Vallas fixed everything. Brilliant! Anybody still funding the Pantagraph propaganda machine? Why? . . .