We hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?
IS IT TRUE during last City Council meeting the Finance Chairmen and At-large City Council menember Jonaphan Weaver asked the City Controller how much money he had in the General Fund? …City Controller, Russ Lloyd Jr. said; the fund is currently over $11 million dollar in the red? …we wonder if all the unpaid city employees medical bills were included in this figure? …that Controller Lloyd, Jr also said; that the City will be receiving the property installment in May?
IS IT TRUE that 8th District Congressional Republican primary candidate Dr. Richard Moss has publically stated that he wants to end birthright citizenship, block amnesty programs, defund sanctuary cities, deport all illegal immigrants, terminate the diversity VISA lottery, encourage merit-based immigration, build a wall and secure our border? …we would like to know what Congressman Larry Bucshon’s positions are on these important national issues before the upcoming Republican primary?
IS IT TRUE if you are upset with the callous disregard that 8th District Congressmen Larry Bucshon has shown towards the voters of the his District by not debating his opponent you can send him a strong message on election day? …we respectfully suggest you can send the Congressman a strong message on election day by not voting for him; voting for his opponent or don’t cast a vote in the Republican primary in the 8th Congressional District race?
IS IT TRUE we remember in years past if a candidate running for political office turned down an Evansville Courier and Press invitation to publicaly debate their opponent they would had been taken to task? …in the good ole days when a political candidate declined to participate in the Courier and Press sponsored debate the editiorial staff would write an in your face article that chastises the canididate for his callous disregard towards the voters for not debating his opponent?
IS IT TRUE last week loyal supporters of the Thunderbolt Hockey team received taxpayers subsidized “Free Tickets” to see the playoff game with the Macon Mayhem? …that free ticket night draw a crowd of 365 above the average of 2309? …if the Evansville Thunderbolts would had charged $10 a ticket they would have made $26,740 instead of collecting zero dollars from admissions? …we wonder what the Ford Center management charged the Thunderbolts owners to rent the Ford Center for this event?
IS IT TRUE the Democratic primary race for the Pigeon Township Trustee has turned into an extremely competitive political contest? …that the current Pigeon Township Trustee Mary Hart is well know and respected and by all accounts has done a credible job in that position for well over 22 years? …Ms. Hart challengers resume shows that she has done some notable thing during her professional career? …we are told that Ms. Mariama Wilson is personable and hardworking? … this is the only contested Democratic primary race on the ballot? …we wish both candidates the best in this race?
IS IT TRUE this evening that U.S. Senate Republican primary candidate Mike Braum and Vanderburgh County Commission Republican primary candidate Steve Hammer will be holding a joint “MEET AND GREET” reception at the Roca Bar-North between 4-7 pm? …that the invititation sent out the public by Mr. Hammer’s campaign staff stated “that both candidates are like minded; they are both conservatives Southern Indiana businessmen and both want government to make it easier for businesses to start up, expand and relocate to our local commiunities”? …this mailer also stated that “both canidates are political outsiders?” …if any other political primary candidates has a similar “MEET AND GREET” event please send information to the City-County Observer we shall also post it at no charge?
IS IT TRUE last week it was reported that the Bosse High School principal has been appointed the “Director of Strategic Engagement” for the EVSC? …it was also reported that the principal of Harrison High School has been appointed the “Director of Research for School Improvement” for EVSC? …its been alleged that both individuals will be making over well over $100,000 in these positions? …we are told that several EVSC classroom teachers are leaving the system because they are underpaid? …too bad that some of the high salaries being paid to top administrators housed in the EVSC Admin building couldn’t be passed down to our hardworking and underpaid classroom teachers?
Todays “Readers Poll” question is: Do you feel that Congressman Larry Buschon should debate his opponent, Dr. Richard Moss?
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