Posts tagged ‘Big Money’

November 8, 2015

Lazy C in Hog Heaven

by lewwaters

Happy PigAlthough results will not be certified for several days, our local Democrat Party mouthpiece, the Lazy C (the Columbian) is elated to see their quest and hate of County Councilor, as well as tons of ink used since November 2012 bashing the duly elected County Commissioners they dislike has worked.

By all accord, controversial County Councilor David Madore was defeated as the Write-in Liz Pike campaign came in last in a three way race.

I did not support that campaign, not because of any problems I have with Madore or Liz Pike, I actually like and respect Liz, but because the campaign itself appeared more of like Sour Grapes since Madore failed in securing a spot in the primary to run for Council Chair.

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November 4, 2011

More PAC Ads Show Up In Mailboxes

by lewwaters

If this years city council races aren’t the most expensive we have ever seen, they are turning out to be the most interesting with outside interests funneling over $32,000 in support of Anne McEnerny-Ogle and local PAC’s throwing as much behind two candidates, Josephine Wentzel and Bill Turlay. Anne’s main PAC support comes from the New York Union, Unite Here Tip and State Fund who represent the employees of the downtown Hilton currently seeking a 53% wage & benefit increase.

Turlay and Wentzel’s support comes from NoTolls.com, a PAC set up in opposition to tolls being heaped on us with the wasteful CRC Light Rail project and a new PAC, Save our City that seeks to make changes in city council.

I have been posting flyers received in support of McEnerny-Ogle that she did not authorize and that haven’t been entirely on the up and up. Now, a new one appeared today in support of Wentzel and Turlay that has it’s own error and that they too did not authorize.

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