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Goodbye, Jerry

Thursday, September 10, 2009

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The “great recession,” as pundits now refer to our ongoing economic woes, has had predictable consequences in our city.  We’ve seen businesses downsize or close, government revenues contract and neighbors pack up and move away. But it was nevertheless surprising to hear Councilman Jerry Heimlicher announce that, five months after having been elected to a […]

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Groucho, Karl and the USOC

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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“History repeats itself, first as tragedy, second as farce.”- Karl Marx Last week, councilmember Jerry Heimlicher vowed loudly and publicly that, joined by a majority of his colleagues, he would insist that council be updated on the USOC deal in open session. That didn’t happen.  Yesterday during the informal City Council meeting, avisibly chastened Heimlicher made only […]

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