Expect flooding and mosquitoes

By:  Diane Benjamin h/t a Reader I’ve been trying not to respond to the NUMEROUS comments on line about Bloomington parks not being mowed.  We’ve had a lot of rain, but evidently a couple blocks downtown takes priority. The City has been busy reclassifying employees, many will get raises.  They should be hiring public works […]

Carrillo thinks she’s the speech police

By:  Diane Benjamin h/t a reader Remember the song by Cher:  Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves? Remember the TLC show:  My Big Fat American Gypsy wedding? Suddenly the far left has decided gypsy isn’t an acceptable word.  It’s RACIST! This is on the Facebook page for Bloomington Normal Restaurant Scene announcing a new eatery downtown: It […]

Capitalism defeats government

By:  Diane Benjamin Definition of capitalism: Making your life better by providing goods or services other people want at a price they will pay. It is a simple concept that has improved the lives of millions around the globe.  It is color blind and doesn’t care who you sleep with.  It is what made America […]

TV spotlight on Renner and Nord

By:  Diane Benjamin Step back to last Friday – Tari Renner’s Open House.  Both WJBC and the Pantagraph had reporters there, they failed to do a story on what happened or Tari’s racist comment.  They have now allowed time for Tari to formulate a response.   Lost in this conversation are the people who attended to […]

Want context Tari? Here it is

By:  Diane Benjamin Tari Renner and his supporters are trying to claim the video I posted of him was taken out of context.  Actually, with more context it is worse.  Watch the video and listen to the reaction of those present.  Tari was smiling, nobody else was.