Drag Queens at the Library?

By:  Diane Benjamin In case you didn’t know, there is an establishment in downtown Bloomington that holds drag queen story hours for kids.  Since they are a private business, they can do whatever they want.  Next weekend is the 2nd Pride Fest.  Last year people told me it was not a kid friendly event Holding […]

The funniest thing you will read today

By:  Diane Benjamin A website called SmartAsset just published a new list of: The Least-Stressed Cities in America – 2019 Edition https://smartasset.com/financial-advisor/least-stressed-cities-in-america-2019 Bloomington made the list! According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the real unemployment rate is:    https://www.bls.gov/eag/eag.il_bloomington_msa.htm Since the survey claims they are using 2017 data, see the REAL unemployment rates in […]

Feeling okay Koos?

By. Diane Benjamin This sage started with a planted story at WGLT, it needed 3 reporters to write it:    koos-says-nord-went-lone-wolf-fire-department-merger-uptown-recruitment Then it got funnier when the Pantagraph decided it was news:  koos-nord-acted-alone-to-poach-bloomington-business Somebody please check on Chris.  Make sure he isn’t suicidal or buying a gun.  He’s obviously lost his mind over Stan Nord. […]

Koos thinks Trustees merely Rubber Stamp

By:  Diane Benjamin In the past elected Trustees were just rubber stamps.  Since the election, Koos is losing control. Has Chris Koos ever read Illinois law?  Read the last line Mr. Mayor: At last night’s meeting Koos stated (15:32) the bills listed with the agenda have already been paid.  He expects the Trustees to just […]