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    Posted on June 14th, 2017 Becky 2 comments

    “IT IS 2017!”

         If you get the chance, please watch last night’s city council meeting (click here). And thanks once again to Independent Mayoral candidate Tony Dastra for livestreaming them.

    Danene Sorace

         At the end of the meeting, Danene Sorace declared June to be LGBT Pride month and members of council talked about it being 2017 and it’s unbelievable that people discriminate against people based on whom they choose to love.  And then there was the mayor and climate change and once again the year 2017 came up and they said everyone knows in 2017 that you leave the world a better place than you found it.

         And in the beginning of the meeting there was a report from the Poverty Commission and there was more talk of “One Good Job.”
         Yes, it is 2017, and what these “good and decent” city council members including mayoral candidate Danene Sorace, know is that LNP discriminates based on race in their hiring and they have done so for years. They will not give a minority “one good job!” It is another one of Lancaster County’s dirty little secrets – like all white juries.
         And the state makes it very clear that in order to receive public funds, companies cannot discriminate. They must be equal opportunity employers.
         And these supposedly moral and progressive city council members just ignore that fact and look the other way, because LNP has so much power as the monopoly news source, that no one will call them out for it and say, “No. It’s 2017 and every decent person knows that you don’t discriminate on the basis of someone’s skin color and no, we are not going to give you money or support your racist company in any way!”
        And on top of that, these moral and progressive city council members don’t understand the concept of conflict of interest or the state guidelines that say Thomas Baldrige, as a member of the CRIZ Authority Board, cannot vote to give his wife’s employer, LNP, millions of dollars of public money. It is the year 2017 and everyone but the CRIZ Board and the city council members understands that to be a blatant conflict of interest that is not ethical and is not permitted by state law.
         And yesterday, I replied to Pat Brogan (Mayor Gray’s Chief of Staff) and all the city council members in an email as follows:
    I appreciate your replying for everyone but your answer is not satisfactory. LanCity Connect is a public-private partnership and therefore directly involves the City of Lancaster and decisions made by the people I have included in this email!
    Again, I am asking, why the city (LancCity Connect) is “sponsoring” LNP concerts and the exact money amount involved in this sponsorship.
    Thank you.
    There will be much more tomorrow.



    From left: LNP Executive Editor Barbara Hough Roda, Content Editor Tom Murse and Opinion Editor Suzanne Cassidy.

    From (click here).

         No, they shouldn’t be tarred and feathered – they should go directly to jail! And if the liars, hypocrites and thieves on LNP’s editorial board continue to write about ethics and wasting taxpayer’s money, they do need to be tarred and feathered and run out of town!
    Please check back later today.



    1. Antics is much too ambiguous a word.

    2. Pat Brogan’s still around? I thought he got traded to Oakland.