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  • AFTERNOON UPDATE *** BREAKING NEWS *** – INFORMAL POLL

    Posted on March 16th, 2017 Becky 8 comments

    STATON WINS
    & FIVE CANDIDATES!

             There will be much more on retired Philadelphia Police Officer Sterling Staton and his case very soon on this site. This is very important and I need to review my notes and conversations to write something clear, understandable and worthy.

         A fifth candidate has just been added late this afternoon to tonight’s Mayoral Forum – Tony Dastra running as an Independent (click here).
                                                                      
         And I am not trying to show favoritism here, but Ressler is the only candidate I’m aware of that will be livestreaming tonight’s mayoral forum that begins at 6:00 pm. So, if you want to see it, I suggest you visit his Facebook page (click here)!

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    PHILLY COP WINS!

    *   Now retired Philadelphia Police Officer Sterling Staton and his attorney, Brian McLaughlin, were both on the highway to Lancaster this morning in separate vehicles for Staton’s summary appeal of a disorderly conduct conviction. It was scheduled today for 1:30 pm when McLaughlin received a phone call from the Lancaster District Attorney’s Office in his car saying they did not oppose the appeal.
         In a word – that means Staton won.
         I was also on my way to Lancaster and turned around as well after receiving a call. There will be more later today. 
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    WHO’S LEADING THE RACE?

         This morning, I checked the Facebook pages of all of the current candidates for mayor and this is the ranking according to the number of “likes” on their pages as of 7:15 am this morning: 

    —  Norman Bristol Colon (D) (click here) – 1,038

    —  Kevin Ressler (D) (click here) – 935

    —  Danene Sorace (D) (click here) – 686

    —  Cindy Stewart (R) (click here) – 78 

    Please check back later today.

     

    8 responses to “AFTERNOON UPDATE *** BREAKING NEWS *** – INFORMAL POLL”

    1. Would not a better way to tell who is leading be who has the most contributions from Peggy and Dale?

    2. Touché! I will be keeping an eye…

    3. As far as the Philly cop story goes… this is how it’s done. Intimidate him, make him feel powerless, treat him like shit and strike fear.

      Then afterwards, oh well, sorry… Black men go through this all the time no matter whether they are brain surgeons or trash collectors. Police who behave this way have no time to listen, to ask questions, to offer any kind of respect.

      And in the meantime, Corll flies under the radar and I would bet that some of those cops involved in this incident conveniently looked the other way while he committed crimes against individuals that ended up in lawsuits that those individuals won.

    4. What a piece of shit Stedman is. This guy had to pay an attorney to prepare and schedule a day for this. Are Stedman and crew so totally incompetent that they just realized this case was happening today and made the decision to throw in the towel on the spur of the moment? Or as huh? suggests, was this part of the intimidation and harassment of him. Never would have happened if Staton was white.

    5. Mr Brogan: Mayor Dick. Phone call on line one

      Mayor Dick: Is it LNP calling for a statement on crime?

      Mr Brogan: Yeah. And I’m hot for Brad Pitt. No. It’s you-know-who.

      Mayor Dick: High!

      Caller: DID YOU SEE THE NUMBERS DICK? THAT HIPPIE KID IS ONLY 97 VOTED BEHIND THE PUERTO RICAN! I DON’T NEED THIS.

      Mayor Dick: Frankly…

      Caller: ENOUGH WITH THE FRANKLY’S! YOU GET ON THE BLOWER TO THAT LOUSY NEWS PAPER AND YOU TELL THEM I WANT DIRT ON THE HIPPIE KID. MAYOR FOR ALL OF LANCASTER? I’M NOT INTERESTED IN HIS ALL OF LANCASTER. I’M INTERESTED IN MY “ALL OF LANCASTER!”

    6. That’s right, anonymous. It never would have happened if he was white. In fact, the only case I can recall that the LNP covered in any extensive way was the white guy who was harassed on the street by the cops on a First Friday night or one of the other nights that were ‘bring in the white people’ to the city – accusing him of being drunk and disorderly and mistreating his female companion.

      Instead we have incidents like this and incidents like taunt the Russian immigrant, let the refugee kill himself in a holding cell, and others who they think are vulnerable and won’t speak up. And cops that are hired back after being unanimously fired by city council… and quietly rehired without a peep by local media.

      Lancaster has seen any number of incidents that in other cities have brought protesters and marches… while it continues to fly under the radar.

      When will Stedman release the names and situation that led to the shooting of the 18 year old not long ago? When will the newspaper ask? Don’t hold your breath.

    7. Sterling Staton Won! This is what happens when corrupt police lie on citizens. Mr. Staton took it to County Court and Lancaster City Police Dropped The Charge. They didn’t want to face a Common Pleas Judge and have there lies exposed. Why is video good enough for them to convict but not good enough for a citizen to prove there innocents. The video showed the police lied. They never spoke to anyone except Mr. Staton. If you’re investigating a fight, why wouldn’t speak to more people. The fact is profanity is not Disorderly Conduct. It’s freedom of speech. This was a family function at the park. No one complained about Mr. Staton profanity because it was all family in that area. The police left out that detail. Notice the police used themselves as the victim because no one there had a complaint. They also could not prove the taking of the water gun started the fight. They had No Witnesses so they made up this nonsense because they wanted to arrest someone. Like the Officer said. Nine Cars responded so they were upset and had to arrest someone.

    8. Why is Officer Todd Dickinson still employed by the Police Department. He was involved in the assault of a man years ago and fired. A unanimous decision was reached by the City Board to fire him. Now he’s back falsely arresting citizens and still lying about what happened. He was the arresting officer in Mr. Staton case which was dismissed. They don’t dismiss cases if they are right. They knew people were watching and they would be embarrassed in court. People have freedom of speech and that includes using profanity which was alleged to have happened. It seems they had no crime so they manufactured one because nine cars responded. Know your rights people and question authority because they can be wrong.