The listing of police calls contained in the weekly Bee Newspapers in Western New York can be quite interesting. It is amazing what people will call the police for and what crazy situations people get themselves into. The Bee Newspaper published there best of the police blotter calls for 2012. My top favorites . . . → Read More: Strange Police Calls From 2012
Larry Conley has a funny post about some misstatements by elected officials that are a good read for a little humor.
Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper recently had one of those verbal gaffes that sometimes plague public officials. Hickenlooper, who often favorably refers to his Lt. Gov. Joe Garcia as a “rising star,” instead introduced Garcia as . . . → Read More: Oops: Did He Really Just Say That?
The Colorado City, City Council recently approved an interesting set of guiding principles that they will use to govern Colorado City. A few highlights of the principles and comments from me in italics follow:
Principle 1: The Council will focus on policy and outcomes. The Council’s unique value is to ensure that the strategic direction leads the City to the . . . → Read More: Elected Bodies Need Guiding Principles
Richard M. Daley has served as the Mayor of Chicago for 21 years and is considered by many as being one of the best Mayors in the United States.
People run for elected office because they want to make a difference, being considered a “big dreamer and a big doer” is probably the . . . → Read More: A Big Dreamer And A Big Doer