IS IT TRUE we heard from dependable sources that the Indiana State Party Democrat Chairman John Zody and 8th District Chairman Tony Long held a closed door meeting with local Democrats about how to restore party unity in Vanderburgh County last week? … besides John Zody and Tony Long a few Democratic office holders and local party officials were also in attendance? … absent from this meeting were Jonathan Weaver, Missy Mosby and union leaders? … after about hour and half pep talk from Zody and Long 4th Ward Councilwoman Connie Robinson stood up and gave the group a piece of her mind concerning the lack of leadership within the party? …she also expanded her remarks concerning the poor treatment of minorities by the local and State Democratic party officials? ….after Robinson give Zody and Long a piece of her mind she walked out and slammed the door behind her? …it looks like its going to take a special Democratic candidate to win the 4th Ward in the coming years?
IS IT TRUE that the attempted “political love feast’ meeting arranged by the Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody and 8th District Democratic Chairman Tony Long was doomed from the start? … that Zody and Long should had called this meeting about two years ago? …its obvious what former Mayor Jonathan Weinzapfel, some past and present City Council members and others did to Rick Davis and Gail Riecken campaigns has taken its toll on the once powerful and proud Democratic party of Vanderburgh County for years to come?
IS IT TRUE that State Representative Tom Washburn attempt to be appointed to the State of Indiana Supreme Court fail short? …Mr. Washburn was informed last week that he didn’t make the final list of candidates to be interviewed for this position?
IS IT TRUE that the Democratic Primary for State Representative District 77 seat is becoming a political barn burner? …we hear that State Representative Gail Riecken has wisely decided not to endorse anyone in this hotly contested primary race? …all we can say is that all three Democratic candidates in this race are outstanding individuals?
IS IT TRUE that the Bernie Sanders National Campaign committee now has “boots on the ground” in Evansville? …that the “Sanders Headquarters For President” is located at 312 NW MLK Blvd?
IS IT TRUE we have received many phone calls about new sidewalks installed on both sides of an entire block in the Haynie’s Corner area? …we wonder why the city would install new sidewalks beginning on the corner of Madison Ave on Haynie’s Corner that extends a full block down to Putnam Street when other areas of the city have none? …we get it, the Director of DMD found new Federal money laying around in a file cabinet?
IS IT TRUE we invite you to drive downtown and tour a couple of blocks around Haynie’s Corner and view the abstract art displayed on vacant lots owned by Evansville Brownfields Corp and DMD? …we can’t wait to read your comments once you viewed the abstract art in this area?
FOOT NOTES: Our next “IS IT TRUE” will be posted on this coming Friday?
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