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 […]

Media Perceptions

A Harley Biker is riding by the zoo in Washington, DC when he sees a little girl leaning into the lion’s cage. Suddenly, the lion grabs her by the collar of her jacket and tries to pull her inside to slaughter her, under the eyes of her screaming parents. The biker jumps off his Harley, runs to the […]