More from Bills and Payroll-Bloomington

By:  Diane Benjamin http://www.cityblm.org/Home/ShowDocument?id=15938 Lots of travel and professional development is included.  Browse the link above yourself. Check out pages 83 and 84 for who got loans and grants. Miscellaneous other spending Tari got some free lunches: The Bloomington Election Commission handed out pay raises, plus these expenses: http://www.becvote.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/Minutes-Dec-5-2017.pdf Salt!: I wonder if tires and […]

Hope for the future

By:  Diane Benjamin Yesterday I participated in an event titled “The Diversity of Perspective”.  Junior High and High School kids from many different schools are in this group to learn.  They meet every Sunday to listen and ask questions of speakers with different views on a given subject.  Yesterday’s topic was: Who are Media? . […]

Fazzini makes news in Canada!

by:  Diane Benjamin h/t CS (again!) Why is Canada providing more news than our press?  Canadian press knows the game, but not the media here?  Note the date on the article! Did anybody doubt Fazzini was recruited by Paradigm not only because he was an alderman. but also gullible? Via Vancouver Observer: A waste-to-energy spin […]

Why local media doesn’t do it’s job

by:  Diane Benjamin The role of media is to hold the government accountable.  It is NOT to be friends with government.  It is the media’s job to inform the public and expose corruption. From page 111 of Book 1 City Budget:  http://www.cityblm.org/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=6393  See the ***** below: How can the media REPORT news when they have […]

Lies, Lies, Lies Mr. President

This site will end without your support.  Click here to contribute:   http://blnnews.blogspot.com/ by Diane Benjamin Lie after lie after lie comes out of the President’s mouth, the media says nothing or very little.  Today he did it again.  Losing the sequester argument, Obama has to make his low information voters believe Republicans are responsible for the […]

WEEK TV – How long Are You Staying With NBC?

MSNBC Caught Lying in Romney smear It’s not the first time they have doctored videos for their agenda.  How long are the affiliates going to keep supporting NBC?  How long is the public going to support NBC affiliates?  Anybody still watching NBC NEWS?  Does WEEK do the same thing to video?  How would we know, […]

Illinois Corrupt? Blame Media! Update

by Diane Benjamin According to an editorial in Sunday’s Pantagraph, 58% of voters surveyed think Illinois is more corrupt than other states. They sited some culprits – 2 ex-governors in prison and voter fraud across the state, but they miss the obvious – who is in bed with the politicians?  Media. According to the survey, 41% […]

41 MILLION TEA PARTY SUPPORTERS SET TO VOTE

The Tea Party is regularly ridiculed and declared “dead” by the mainstream press and their elitist allies in Washington and Hollywood. Not surprisingly, when Tea Partiers show up and rally by the thousands, they get all but ignored, while 30 Occupy Wall Street crazies in masks will always get wall-to-wall coverage and admiration. TV shows […]