Speaking of Obstruction of Justice at the Park District…

It is my understanding that Midlothian Park District President has yet to call for a formal investigation into the activities of Sharon Rybak as Finance Director for the Park District and in combination with her activities as now former Village President Sharon Rybak, as well as Rybak’s authorizing a zero interest loan to purchase advertisements…

Park District Reserves and Finances Almost $7,000 Worth of Ad Space For Two PD People, Past and Present

The intentional and intense politics infused into the Midlothian Park District brochure was always sensed from a surface perspective by the many, including myself.  But after having a few days to work with the numbers given to me by the Park District, it’s as if the Village Clerk, Michael Kohlstedt, as Park District President said…

Part 5: The 2016 Flash and Grab: The Election Is Always What We Make of It

With so many fingers constantly pointing towards a variety of demographic groups as the reason for someone’s misery and loss, it will never cease to fascinate me how frequently Government is given a silent salute and a pledge they will always have an infinite supply of “Get Out of Jail Free” cards waiting for them…

Part 4: The Luck Of Drawing Balls Instead of Straws

Whether or not any of these 5 candidates remove themselves from the race (at any point along the way) is entirely up to them to decide.  We only get to fully realize the race is finally and completely over on April 4, 2017 after the votes are submitted, counted and certified. And right now at…

Part 3: 2016 Resign Recommendations

It isn’t easy sitting here on a Sunday morning thinking about what the upcoming race will actually look like, namely because I believe there are clearly 5 people who I think need to quietly exit the race for a position in a local municipal unit with the upcoming Consolidated Elections.  Sure many will have Monday…

Part 2: A Few Confessions Of a Midlothian-based Micro-Aggressor

Okay.  So I am putting out a minor micro-aggression against known local government employees and officials in Part 1.  And yes, turning around and doing the same thing back is not always fair play either. But what a summary of a series of experiences I have gone through over the years when I have asked…