The Art and Camille Taylor POLICE Reports

By:  Diane Benjamin Police reports:  The Art and Camille Taylor incident These reports were received by the Edgar County Watchdogs, they forwarded them to me.  If you missed all the previous stories these reports have the same information as the body cam videos. This story has links to all the previous stories and videos:  https://blnnews.com/2020/07/24/in-support-of-art-and-camille-taylor-3-0-the-entire-police-interview/ […]

BREAKING: In Support of Art and Camille Taylor 2.0: The un-redacted truth

By:  Diane Benjamin See both previous stories at this link:  https://blnnews.com/2020/07/23/in-support-of-art-and-camille-taylor/ . Art Taylor, in his four-page screed complaining of his treatment during the incident closes with this: Not being accorded the respect of the “benefit of the doubt” is what hurts the most, and that is why citizens of color feel like there are […]

NIOT has no moral authority!

By:  Diane Benjamin Not In Our Town only means some people in town are not allowed to have opinions.  Any mention of ILLEGAL and immigrant together could lead to public flogging!  Laws aren’t meant to be obeyed, it all in how one “feels”. NIOT proved who they really are the first time Tari attacked me […]

Hear the crash yet?

By:  Diane Benjamin It isn’t an accident the Bloomington City Council had relatively short meetings before the April election and now two-hour or more regular meetings will be the norm.  Renner hid his agenda with talking points and now he’s ready to activate the plans he had safely tucked out of sight. Bike lanes of […]

City Code: Those “welcome” signs

By:  Diane Benjamin By now readers know sometimes laws matter, sometimes they don’t.  It all depends on how the people who are charged with enforcing them “feel”. Remember these signs popping up in yards and schools? (Do the schools still have them?) What does the Bloomington City Code say about signs in yards? (The website […]

Heeeeeerrrrreeees Tari!

By:  Diane Benjamin Thanks to the Vidette, video exists of Tari’s speech at the NIOT Democratic rally.  Tari’s portion is less than two minutes.  They took short clips of various speakers and put them together. I have no idea what Martin Luther King had to do with this event since it was supposedly to oppose […]

NIOT event update

By:  Diane Benjamin I doubt any attendees of the event last night will take the time to watch this video.  Actually having a discussion of facts is no longer possible.  If you read the comments made to the Pantagraph reporter, it’s clear FAKE NEWS is rampant and now encouraged by both local mayors. Where was […]

Where is Not In Our Town?

By:  Diane Benjamin On September 24th the NAACP is holding an event in Bloomington: Dr. Wallace is a very successful women, but I wonder if she will state her support for the athletes now disrespecting the National Anthem?  She did recently:                             […]