Tag Archive | "Jack Mason"

Brown wins, Dems in disarray

Thursday, January 21, 2010


So what does Scott Brown’s victory in the Massachusetts Senate race mean? This morning at Starbucks, my pal Jack Mason who’s lived on this earth for almost as many years as have I, opined that Brown’s election “saved our country.” NPR’s Michael Feldman, who hosts the popular show “Wait, wait…don’t tell me!” took a different […]

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Mason, Berlin not interviewed by ethics commission

Thursday, August 6, 2009

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As of early this morning, the Independent Ethics Commission had yet to release the results of their investigation into alleged conflicts of interest involving Mayor Lionel Rivera. We don’t know who the ethics commission interviewed during their investigation, or whether they made use of their notably weak powers of subpoena. As we pointed out when […]

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No ‘poena’ in subpoena

Thursday, June 25, 2009

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Last Friday, the Colorado Springs Independent Ethics Commission asked Central Bancorp CEO Ron Johnson to provide a list of all individuals whom he believes possess relevant information about the conflict of interest allegations that Johnson has made concerning Mayor Lionel Rivera. In a reply dated June 19, consisting of 15 rambling pages of often-turgid prose, […]

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Ray Marshall (doesn’t) take the stand

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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Time/date: 8:30 a.m., Monday, June 14 Place: El Paso County Courthouse, Judge Ronald Crowder’s chambers The event: The long-delayed trial of Case # 08CV3286, North County Land LLC et al v. Mason Investments III LLC et al. Defendants and plaintiffs in attendance: Jack Mason and two lawyers. Ray Marshall, five lawyers, and a paralegal. Interested […]

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