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Lisa Czeladtko makes a canny move … maybe

Friday, January 7, 2011

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There’s nothing quite as fun as watching the transparent maneuvering of our local would-be politicos. Consider Lisa Czeladtko’s apparently bizarre decision to abandon her at-large bid for city council, and run instead for the District 3 seat. At first glance, it makes no sense. Czeladtko is a hard-working woman who has worked diligently to engage […]

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City Council, Fellini, and Spinal Tap

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

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“It’s like a Fellini movie!” said a delighted caller yesterday evening. I knew what he was talking about  - like me, he was taking a break from the Olympics to watch our intrepid city council members, as they wrestled feebly with issues so bizarre, so unseemly and so surreal that they seemed not just Fellini-esque, […]

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County commissioners “advise” on U.S. trade policy

Thursday, January 28, 2010

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Can there be anything more meaningless than the resolutions that local governments throughout our great land churn out on a daily basis?  Most of them are feel-good thank you notes to worthy citizens, non-profits, retiring employees, and fresh-faced schoolchildren.  Few of us object to such gestures (other than a certain curmudgeonly taxophobe who once served […]

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