Event #30: The white over tan over white cover-up…err…transition with no reimbursement from or repercussions for Sharon Rybak

Someday, someone is going to wonder why there is a tan layer of paint over a layer of white paint and then covered up by a layer of white paint. Here’s how that happened. Village Hall had been kept painted white for years.  Decades, really.  It was kept that way over multiple administrations and that’s…

Event #31: The Categorical Rejection and Removal Of Rybak

With 31 days to wrap up 31 topics through this month of December, it seems apropos to start the countdown with the resounding loss now recorded forever more next to Sharon Rybak’s name in the history books and the subsequent removal of Rybak from the position of President of Midlothian. With Rybak almost invisibly scooting…

A True Signature Valerie Audit: The January 3, 2017 Local Election Hearing Video Files

A True Signature Midlothian Valerie™ Public Domain Video Audit Video From the January 3, 2017 Local Election Hearings The Black and White Text Stamping AuditOverall Purpose To see if the same black and white text shift traits are present in a video dated months earlier and taken of the Board room and if so, identify…

And the FOIA Forecast Calls For Below Freezing Temperatures

The Village of Midlothian has been ice cold when it comes to informing the public of the details of its activities in a public meeting for decades.  There has not been one Village Clerk to date that has been able to keep the Village in OMA compliance for even one month, let alone one year.…

Behind the Bit-Of-Coin Batting Averages: Inside(r) your computer (trading) digital clicks for cash and back currency

A True Signature Valerie Mental Fitness Exam™ My Monday Tech Talk:  Bitcoins, Bann(on/er) Day Trader/Camp and My Midlothian “Man, I should have followed through on that tech radio show idea from years ago!” AAS:  What helped start this internal conversation with myself was an article in LifeWire.com “How to Mine Litecoins and Dogecoins,” (https://www.lifewire.com/cryptocoin-mining-for-beginners-2483064) in…

Okay…who’s got the audio? Anyone? Why do we keep it separate again?

With a little extra dose of political irony, boy do I hope for the Village’s sake there are no tapes that suddenly surface claiming to be attached to the October 4, 2017 incident inside of the Interview Room in the Midlothian police department.  For those who are new to this curve, I was given a…

If you want me to stop assuming everything is in error, then between you and me, stop telling me to kiss your ass

Dear every municipal Clerk across the United States, If you want us to stop assuming everything is misrepresented, then stop making an ass out of us for asking questions like, “So where is the meeting going to be held?” rather than expecting us to kiss your ass because you were clearly on record as being…