As we knew, the Nikita investigation wasn’t one

By:  Diane Benjamin The lawyer the City of Bloomington hired to investigate the computer usage of Nikita Richards was John Redlingshafer.  According to his profile he specializes in: Aviation & Airports   Governmental Business and Commercial Litigation Agribusiness Nothing is mentioned about his ability to investigate computers and browser history.   Experts do exist […]

Update: Bloomington failed you: Nikita Richards

The City’s personal press is reporting Nikita has been cleared!  When consultants are hired they always give the requested results.  Congrats citizens! I wonder how they explain all these websites: By:  Diane Benjamin The ethics complaint filed with the City of Bloomington by Kevin Gerrard was never taken seriously.  As this email proves, the […]

Kevin Gerrard response to media

By:  Diane Benjamin Gerrard is the guy who filed the ethics complaint with the City of Bloomington against Nikita Richards. This morning he left a comment on this site that neither the Pantagraph reporter or the WJBC reporter contacted him before doing stories.  He stated he is not behind the Bloomington Deserves Better Facebook page, […]

Nikita’s June history + Funny FOIA

By:  Diane Benjamin Kevin Gerrard, the guy who filed the ethics complaint with the City of Bloomington, also filed for Nikita’s browser history for the entire month of June.  According to him, he filed the complaint and FOIA because HE is paying Nikita’s salary as a resident of Bloomington. One quick note about who filed […]

City Manager spends your money!

By:  Diane Benjamin Email to Kevin Gerrard concerning the ethics investigation of Nikita Richards: So the City is hiring an independent law firm to investigate the obvious. If Nikita isn’t fired they can blame the law firm. If Nikita is fired they can blame the law firm. If the investigation takes months they can blame […]

More FAKE News: WJBC, Matejka

By:  Diane Benjamin WJBC gives citizens a platform on their “Forum”.  Since some individuals use this platform to spout lies, they need to be exposed.  Eventually WJBC doesn’t care. The latest culprit is once again Mike Matejka.  See his comments HERE Matejka claimed the challengers to Tari Renner’s petitions didn’t do the hard work: Those […]

More media fail – WJBC

By:  Diane Benjamin Yesterday a hearing was held on Kevin Gerrard’s challenge to Tari Renner’s petitions.  WJBC has a report on their website:  HERE As usual, they left out some facts.  The email below was sent to the writer last night by Kevin Gerrard: . Eric, It always amazes me that you and other reporters […]

Rule #1: Politicians LIE

Update:  A FOIA request has been filed for the original story By:  Diane Benjamin The ISU newspaper recently did a story on the challenges to Tari Renner’s petitions: Don’t bother clicking on the link though, the story has been taken down. The problem is they included lots of quotes from Renner and very little […]