By: Diane Benjamin If you still think turbines are green technology that will save the world – GROW UP. The BLACK is oil. It takes a LOT of oil to make pretend green. When not maintained, oil is thrown all over the ground beneath them. I could post many stories about wind – start […]
By: Diane Benjamin You decide if “grift” fits: Bills for approval at the Monday’s Normal Town Council meeting: Source: http://normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/2610 Click on any picture to enlarge. .. . Paying someone to apply for grant: . Misc: . More Baseball and More Water Main break Expense . Annual Dues – Where ridiculous ideas come from . […]
Medical Update: Hubby is still in ICU in Peoria but improving everyday. I hope to have in back in Bloomington next week!
By: Diane Benjamin The number of riders in Champaign-Urbana has been declining since 2012 – see PDF page 17 https://www.cumtd.com/about-us/getfile/?fileid=7773 Below is the March snapshot – note they have MANY more riders than Bloomington-Normal, but note who they are: Taxpayers pay for the University of Illinois, then U of I gives some of that […]
By: Diane Benjamin I sent this FOIA request to the City of Bloomington on March 27th: I am requesting the following information under the Freedom of Information Act: The following documents have disappeared from the website. They consist of Agendas and Packets: http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11528 10/24/16 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11527 10/24/16 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11529 10/24/16 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11530 10/24/16 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11477 10/17/16 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11476 10/17/16 http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=11443 […]
By: Diane Benjamin Common sense doesn’t exist when government makes decisions. They don’t have a right to your money to enact their Utopian plans of progress that does nothing but throw your money away. This country wasn’t founded for government, it was founded so individuals could chart their own course. Sadly government has taken away […]
By: Diane Benjamin The last thing the Normal Council wants to see tonight is a large number of citizens telling them to knock off the spending. Fritzen and McCarthy have made it clear that debt isn’t a problem. They consider themselves much smarter than the people who voted for Marc Tiritilli. Do they handle their […]