Black Lives Matter makes local demands

By:  Diane Benjamin Citizens deserve to know what’s happening in their city.  This post is meant to inform voters.  Is BLM trying to run the Bloomington police force themselves?  You decide.  Why Bloomington and not Normal? The proposals below were created by the local Black Lives Matter movement.  You can see the entire document that […]

Bloomington Council tonight

By:  Diane Benjamin PCard Spending for approval tonight: Why are taxpayers forced to fund holiday gifts for a Museum? Anybody know where these Christmas lights are? The Fire Department did the traveling this time: The minutes from the November Council retreat are included in the packet: HERE  They start on PDF page 38.  EVERY retreat […]

Do Police Lives matter Tari?

By:  Diane Benjamin Another Police Officer was murdered this morning – this time in Fox Lake Illinois. The Democratic National Committee (DNC) unanimously adopted a resolution in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement on Friday afternoon during a summer meeting in Minneapolis. http://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2015/aug/31/black-lives-matter-democratic-national-committee Meanwhile, Black Lives Matter was marching and chanting “Pigs in a […]