Unit 5 indoctrinating kids with CNN

By:  Diane Benjamin I haven’t FOIA’d other school districts yet, but I’m betting this is widespread. I was contacted weeks ago by a person who’s grandson was unable to study during STUDY HALL because the teacher always had CNN10 on instead of allowing quiet time.  This was at Kingsley Junior High.  This person has watched […]

Connect Transit data appears

By:  Diane Benjamin An addendum was posted to the meeting packet for yesterday with all the “data” normally reported:  https://www.connect-transit.com/documents/Meetings/Packets/ADDENDUM.pdf As reported in this story:  https://blnnews.com/2019/10/21/connect-transit-data-mia/ paying customers for September was way down from previous months.  The passenger reports were missing when I did that story, so that makes this information even more fascinating. Below […]

ISU/Normal: What you are paying for

By:  Diane Benjamin On September 12, 2001 we were all Americans.  American flags lined neighborhoods.  For one day we were a united country.  It didn’t last. The citizens of Normal sponsored the Racial Equity Summit held yesterday and today: Why are some minorities wildly successful and some aren’t?  Maybe they didn’t “stand idly” waiting for […]