Bill Brady: RESIGN

By:  Diane Benjamin Strike one against Bill Brady was his failure to disclose financial interests in the gaming industry while writing laws to regulate them.  If Illinois had prosecutors . . . . . A US Bankruptcy Court in Springfield ruled yesterday against Robert Brady pertaining to his bankruptcy.  That Brady is not allowed to […]

Update: To save face Bloomington calls in the media

I haven’t found the video on-line.  Maybe they realized the party and the parade violated the Stay-At-Home order.  In comments to this story a lady admitted being at the party even though she lives in Normal:  https://blnnews.com/2020/03/31/i-expect-apologies-the-kid-isnt-even-sick/   By:  Diane Benjamin If you read to the bottom of this story:  Gleason response to parade I predicted […]

Stay off the cliff

How is quarantine going? For many, probably not well.  Many lives have been upended because of a virus.  No one can accurately predict the future or say how long this will last.  No one knows how bad this can get or how quickly it will pass. We do know close to 99% of people who […]

One more on Normal’s “Emergency Powers”

By:  Diane Benjamin The ordinance Normal passed last Monday did this:  PDF page 5  http://normal.org/ArchiveCenter/ViewFile/Item/3586 Now jump to the Town Code – PDF page 10:  http://normal.org/DocumentCenter/View/7775/Chapter-25—Miscellaneous?bidId= Put the two together.  Normal declared a local emergency as required by City Code.   That proclamation gave the Mayor the authority to enact 1 through 4 if he chooses.  […]