Author Archives: Midwestern Valerie

About Midwestern Valerie

Creator and host of Advanced Midlothian Politics on WordPress, Facebook and Twitter: Researcher, writer and journalist since the 1970's.

Enough About Voter Fraud Already: Let’s Get To the True Starting Line, Candidate Fraud

The Illinois Equal Access to Justice Commission used to lay claim to wanting to improve the internals of the justice system to better serve their “customers”–those who had need to access the justice system. I say used to because I … Continue reading

Posted in - 2017 Candidate Petition Papers, Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes on Former Employees, AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes on Public Officials, AMP Notes on the SSJAWA Vehicle and Crew, • 2017 Election Fraud in Midlothian, • 2017 Local Election Cycle, • 2018 Investigation Watch, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • City of Harvey Illinois, • Diversion of Government Assets, • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Eric Kellogg (Mayor/President City of Harvey Illinois), • Evelyn Gleason (former Park District Executive Director), • Local Election Fraud, • Local Municipal Code Books, • Medard Narko (Midlothian Park District Attorney), • Michael Kohlstedt (former Village Clerk), • Michael Kohlstedt (Midlothian Park District President), • Midlothian Illinois Park District, • Mining Activities, • Municipal Code Books, • Municipal Corruption, • Reputation Management, • Search Engine Optimization, • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Sharon Rybak (Midlothian Park District Finance Director), • Text Talk, • The Gleason Conspiracy Theory Video, • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Entries based on municipal unit, Joseph "Joe" Letke (Letke and Associates [accounting]), Local Controversies, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie Tech Talk, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Repairing Political Rifts Through Reflection, Southwest Suburb Highlights, The 2018 Call For A Kellogg Resignation, Valerie's Voice

Lost: One Sense Of Humor

Last seen leaving Springfield, Illinois and heading north towards Midlothian, Illinois January 2006 in a dented blue four-door Toyota Corolla.   It is believed owner’s Sense Of Humor was unintentionally left behind at a rest stop along the way, although the … Continue reading

Posted in Political Satire, Valerie's Voice

Welp…I messed that one up…

My deepest and most profound apologies to all visitors who attempted to use the graphic in the left menu bar to visit the City of Harvey Information Index!!  I linked the graphic to itself rather than the index page I … Continue reading

Posted in Blog Housekeeping, WP-AMP Administrative

The Case of the Missing Local News Media

Sigh. Loyalty can be quite exhausting, let alone exasperating sometimes, especially on a national holiday like today.  Independence Day. I also have many loyalties to a great number of things, ranging in rank and value, with independence holding top slots … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 South Suburban Joint Action Water Agency (SSJAWA) Minutes & Agendas, Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes On Corporations, AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes on Public Officials, AMP Notes on the SSJAWA Vehicle and Crew, • 2018 Investigation Watch, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Carl Ivan (Village Trustee), • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Diversion of Government Assets, • Donald "Don" Killelea (Village Trustee), • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Erogin Ruff Series, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Municipal Corruption, • Nick Valadez (Village Attorney), • Personal Profiteering For Political Gain, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • South Suburban Joint Action Water Agency, • Terrence "Terry" Stephens (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Text Talk, • Thomas Dart (Cook County Sheriff/Public Corruption), • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), • Vincent "Vince" Schavone (former Police Chief/Village Trustee), Brett Postl, Brett Postl (Postl Yore and Associates [engineer/architect]), Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Joseph "Joe" Letke, Letke and Associates (accounting), Local Controversies, Midlothian Valerie Audits and Exams, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Postl Yore and Associates, Public Funding Enterprises Inc. (financial consulting), Repairing Political Rifts Through Reflection, The Ongoing SSJAWA Water Fall and Fail Saga, Valerie's Voice, Village of Alsip Illinois, Village of Blue Island Illinois, Village of Calumet Park Illinois, Village of Riverdale Illinois, Village of Robbins Illinois, Water Rights and Responsibilities

Talk About A Deep State…of Denial! SSJAWA Domains (Illegally!) Hide Ownership

I don’t know much about the history of domain name ownership for http://www.ssjawa.com and http://www.ssjawa.org, but I do know this. No matter who’s name was present the last time I checked (Brett Postl of Postl & Yore had been the … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 South Suburban Joint Action Water Agency (SSJAWA) Minutes & Agendas, Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes On Corporations, AMP Notes on Public Officials, AMP Notes on the SSJAWA Vehicle and Crew, • 2018 Investigation Watch, • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Diversion of Government Assets, • Donald "Don" Killelea (Village Trustee), • Erogin Ruff Series, • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Harvey Wall Research, • Mining Activities, • Municipal Corruption, • Nick Valadez (Village Attorney), • No FOIA Required Collection, • Personal Profiteering For Political Gain, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Public Domain Documents, • Public Domain Information Distribution Failures, • Reputation Management, • Search Engine Optimization, • South Suburban Joint Action Water Agency, • Thomas Dart (Cook County Sheriff/Public Corruption), • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Brett Postl, Brett Postl (Postl Yore and Associates [engineer/architect]), City of Markham, Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Local Controversies, Midlothian Valerie Audits and Exams, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Tech Talk, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Postl Yore and Associates, Southwest Suburb Highlights, The Ongoing SSJAWA Water Fall and Fail Saga, Valerie's Voice, Village of Alsip, Village of Blue Island, Village of Robbins, Water Rights and Responsibilities

Lost: One Set of Keys To the Midlothian OIG Office: Last Seen with Former Village Trustee Gary L’Heureux

While I realize opening the OIG office does not assure good faith complaints will be filed, everyone on the Board and the Mayor refusing to officially call for the doors to once again be wide open like the first time … Continue reading

Posted in - 2017 Candidate Petition Papers, Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes on Former Employees, AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, AMP Notes on Public Officials, AMP Official Investigation Tracking, • 2017 Election Fraud in Midlothian, • 2018 Investigation Watch, • Allen Moskal (Midlothian Village Clerk), • Carl Ivan (Village Trustee), • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Donald "Don" Killelea (Village Trustee), • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Evelyn Gleason (District 228 Board Member), • Evelyn Gleason (former Park District Executive Director), • Gary L'Heureux (Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Jerome "Jerry" Gillis, Jr. (Village Trustee), • Karen Kreis (Village Trustee), • Kathleen "Kathy" Caveney (Village Trustee), • Local Community Highlights, • Maggie Britton (Village Treasurer), • Municipal Corruption, • Nick Valadez (Village Attorney), • Original Demonstration, • Pictures and Graphics, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Sandy Crowley (Village Trustee), • Sharon Rybak (former Mayor/President of Midlothian), • Sharon Rybak (Midlothian Park District Finance Director), • The 10-4-2017 Staged Panozzo Panic Attack, • The Gleason Conspiracy Theory Video, • Thomas Dart (Cook County Sheriff/Public Corruption), • Village of Midlothian Illinois (Village Hall), Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Repairing Political Rifts Through Reflection, Valerie's Voice

That’s it. I quit. [looking back] Yup! Those words look real nice. Too bad they’re false, at least when I say them.

I quit.  I quit.  I quit. Yup!  Still feels good every single time I say it to myself. I quit. Let’s see.  Lemme try to improve it.  After all, I have many people constantly reminding me to keep things short. … Continue reading

Posted in Advanced Midlothian Politics Special Projects by Valerie, AMP Call For Investigation, AMP Nationwide (USA), AMP Notes on Former Employees, AMP Notes On Former Public Officials, • City of Harvey Illinois, • Cook County Illinois, • Correcting Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • End Inequal Access To Justice NOW, • Equal Access To Justice For All Not Some, • Harvey Wall Research, • Municipal Corruption, • Personal Profiteering For Political Gain, • Problem Behaviors From Public Officials, • Text Talk, Entries based on municipal unit, Interference With Basic Needs, Midlothian Valerie News Story Coverage, Midlothian Valerie Originals, Midlothian Valerie True Community Policing Demonstrations, Valerie's Voice