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  • ** – * WHAT ROLE DID RACE PLAY?

    Posted on March 19th, 2019 Becky 10 comments

    —  Doing some research this afternoon.  —

    RESIGN NOW, STEDMAN

    **   Oh, my heavens! Does Stedman really think the public (and the County Commissioners) are this stupid? This is the most ridiculous thing I have read in years (click here for the above LNP story). Resign, Stedman!

    REMORSELESS OR INNOCENT?

    *     Rentas did not apologize to any of the officers. He said to President Judge Reinaker:
          “Mr. Anderson wasn’t there. You [referring to the judge] weren’t there. You don’t know what really happened. I wasn’t shooting at anybody, I wasn’t trying to kill anybody… I’m young. It’s not even where I wanted to be.”
    From the incredibly slanted CrimeWatch post by DA spokesman Brett Hambright on Rentas’ sentencing, ” ‘Entirely Remorseless’ Man who Fired at Police in Columbia Jailed up to 62 Years,” (click here).
          Was Rentas really trying to kill police? Or was he incredibly stupidly shooting out a window for something to do? Oh, this story blew up huge in the news! Huge. And it was all about race and what was going on in the country at the time. But was it all in error? And what ever happened with Blanding Watson and the Lancaster NAACP who jumped into this case with both feet? Did they let this kid down? Have they done anything at all?
          Remember (click here):
          You can shoot into occupied homes if you are a good ol’ white boy in Lititz!    

     ***

    CRUEL AND
    UNUSUAL PUNISHMENT!

         This is part of a Letter to the Editor in today’s LNP print edition (click here to read the entire letter online).

         Thank you letter writer, Carol Heisey. This case has bothered me as well. There are several cases I have covered over the last few years where justice was not done and District Attorney Stedman knew it and approved it.
         And there are those cases where there was an influential parent/political buddy of the DA where they did literally got a slap on the wrist or nothing at all!
    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE * JUSTICE IS NOT SUPPOSED TO WORK THIS WAY!

    Posted on March 18th, 2019 Becky 26 comments

    LIVESTREAM FAIL REDUX!

         At one point this afternoon, 38 minutes of last Tuesday’s city council meeting were posted on the city’s YouTube channel (click here). Apparently the meeting went for 2.5 hours and late this afternoon even the 38 minute video was no longer available.
          The city took over and announced publicly that they will now be responsible for livestreaming these meetings. If they do not have staff that is capable of handling this function they need to outsource it to someone/a company that does. Period.
         There will be more tomorrow.

    *****

    *    On March 15th, the County filed a “Motion for Conference” with Judge Leonard G. Brown III requesting resolution of the County’s “Petition to Intervene” in the District Attorney’s appeal of the release of his office’s civil forfeiture records (see below).

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    POLITICAL FAVORS
    BY DA CRAIG STEDMAN!

         In any other case, a defense lawyer suggested at her trial, Katie West likely would have been charged with a crime.
         However, police said they used “discretion” and compassion in not charging West, who survived a 2012 crash that killed her husband and youngest son.
    From the LNP article by Brett Hambright, (now the DA’s spokesman), “Police used “discretion” in not charging surviving driver who was on heroin,” (click here).
         So the fact that Katie West is then County Commissioner Scott Martin’s sister had nothing to do with the decision?  And the police made this decision and DA Stedman didn’t have the ultimate call?     
          This is just one of many cases where Stedman did favors for political friends and colleagues. It is obviously absolutely unacceptable for a district attorney or a judge!
    Please check back later today.  
  • 3-17-19 UPDATE – STEDMAN DOUBLES DOWN…

    Posted on March 16th, 2019 Becky 34 comments

    UPDATE 3-17-19 I am taking the day off because LNP did my job today with their editorial, “DA Stedman’s lawsuit against the commissioners and other recent moves raise questions about his judgment,” (click here).
         Have a great St. Patrick’s Day!

    ****

    WITH CAREER ENDING MOVES!

    Today’s LNP story online (click here)

        

                              Wednesday                              Thursday

       

                                   Friday                                 Today

         District Attorney Craig Stedman made the front page of LNP’s print edition everyday beginning this Wednesday through today. How much longer can he hold on? What is he hiding?
         Should this man be a judge? No! And he should not continue as DA!

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE * REPUBLICANS: REMOVE STEDMAN AS A JUDGE CANDIDATE!

    Posted on March 15th, 2019 Becky 21 comments

         The below email in from city councilwoman Janet Diaz on the livestream of Tuesday’s city council meeting. Thank you and there will be more on this to come.

    *****

    RAISING STAKES & MONEY!

    **   A commenter pointed out that this is not an inserted photo of money – it is a photo on a screen in the room and it is a drug stash. I apologize for the error.

    *   I love the huge pile of money they inserted into the photo (click here to read the PennLive story).

    GOODBYE, STEDMAN!

    (Click here)

         The arrogance of this man is simply stunning. You just killed your career, Stedman! You are not king.
    Please check back later today.

  • *** BREAKING NEWS *** IMPORTANT ITEMS ON THE AGENDA!

    Posted on March 12th, 2019 Becky 2 comments

    BLATANT WHITE PRIVILEGE!

         $50,000 unsecured bail (see the charges on his docket below). District Judge Scott E. Albert should be removed from the bench!

    WILL AMBER BE AVAILABLE?

            City Council meets tonight. Will the city manage to livestream the meeting? Click here for tonight’s agenda.
            And NewsLanc.com has the below article up (click here).

    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE ** – * AMBER STRAZZO WAS “NOT AVAILABLE!”

    Posted on March 11th, 2019 Becky 9 comments

    HAVE A BACKUP!
    HOW HARD IS THAT?

          Going forward, the plan is to livestream all of council’s meetings, including committee meetings. Strazzo [city communications and marketing manager Amber Strazzo] had previously livestreamed some city meetings and special events, but the city had not committed to a regular schedule.
          …To provide the service, the administration recently bought a camera and related equipment, costing around $2,800, Strazzo said.
    From the LNP article, “Lancaster city begins regular livestream of City Council meetings,” (click here).
          Meanwhile, there are no two ways about this topic: We applaud Lancaster officials for arranging to livestream City Council meetings. It’s a win for transparency and for making local government proceedings available to more residents.

    From the second-half of an LNP editorial shortly after the above article (click here).
           And yet, last Monday night’s very important city council committee meeting was not livestreamed because Amber told me in an email that she was “not available.” Then have a backup person or two or three! How hard is that? This is ridiculous and the city council members should absolutely ensure the city livestreams these meetings.
         There will be more tomorrow.
    ****

    **   A couple of quick notes today as there is so much going on:
    —  Haverstick’s brother, Fritz Haverstick, is an attorney at the Lancaster County District Attorney’s office.
    From the LNP story, Lancaster County DA’s office won’t say how law firm will be paid,” (click here).
          They are talking about Matthew Haverstick and the Philadelphia law firm, Kleinbard, that is representing DA Stedman. The article details many of the cases they have handled for Republicans across the state but LNP does not tell you that Kleinbard also represents William Murry in his ongoing lawsuit against LNP!
         And there is a viral story about Fritz Haverstick and very bad behavior that has been going around for more than a year…
      LNP has rehired reporter Dan Nephin who they laid off over two years ago. In fact, he has this morning’s lead story in print about Sears closing. Nephin is thrilled and Tom Knapp, who was fired by LNP, posted this on Nephin’s Facebook page:

    $1,590 GONE!

    *    Barton retired in November and received three pension payments before the board’s ruling. The ruling means the city overpaid him by about $1,590, Hopkins said.
         Barton is not obliged to return the money because the city was at fault in paying it, the board said.
    From the LNP story last week, “State board says Lancaster can’t bypass firefighters’ union to tweak retirement rules,” (click here).
         I wrote about this almost a year ago and it is below. City council discussed this and discussed this and Patrick Hopkins carried on and said an actuarial accounting had to be done in these situations and he changed the actuarial number from one meeting to another!
         And now we learn the city is out $1,590 because of all of this. Granted that’s not much but it just shows the incredible incompetence of these people. And there is no livestream of this latest meeting available. There will be much more on that to come and the original of the below is here:

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    ******

    THERE IS NO VIDEO OF
    LAST WEEK’S CITY COUNCIL

    COMMITTEE MEETING!

    From the front page of today’s LNP print edition.

         Oh, yes, when no one is watching corruption goes wild! So today, we’re moving from the county and DA Stedman to the city and Patrick Hopkins and more. Let the sun shine in!
    Please check back later today.

  • RESIGN, STEDMAN! – 2

    Posted on March 10th, 2019 Becky 4 comments

    STEDMAN: NOT FIT
    TO BE DA OR A JUDGE!

         The below email in this morning (thank you). Will the commissioners have the backbone?
    *
    [Editor’s note: There was also another post this morning that is immediately below this one.]
    ******    
         The “authorization” Stedman flashed last week is not evidence the controller empowered him to lease a vehicle; it was on a Lancaster Toyota form!  All the signature of the controller did was recognize (and assume) Stedman was already authorized to execute a lease. I’m sure the controller is not happy being dragged into the mess.  Stedman is going to take everyone down he can.
         Here are some interesting sections of the County Code dealing with DAs.  Wonder if the commissioners have the backbone to file a complaint?
    *
    Section 1405.  Misconduct of District Attorney.–(a)  If any district attorney shall willfully and corruptly demand, take or receive any other fee or reward than such as is prescribed by law for any official duties required by law to be executed by the district attorney in any criminal proceeding, or if such district attorney shall be guilty of willful and gross negligence in the execution of the duties of the office, that individual shall be guilty of a misdemeanor in office, and, on conviction thereof, be sentenced to pay a fine not exceeding one thousand dollars ($1,000) and to undergo imprisonment not exceeding one year, and the office shall be declared vacant.
    (b)  Upon complaint in writing, verified by oath or affirmation of the party aggrieved, made to the court in which any district attorney shall prosecute the pleas of the Commonwealth, charging such district attorney with willful and gross negligence in the execution of the duties of the office, the court shall cause notice of the complaint to be given to the district attorney and of the time fixed by the court for a hearing. If after the hearing the court shall be of opinion that there is probable cause for the complaint, they shall hand over or commit the district attorney to answer the same in due course of law. If the court shall be of opinion that there is no probable cause for such complaint, they shall dismiss the same, with reasonable costs to be assessed by the court.
    (1405 amended Oct. 24, 2018, P.L.931, No.154)

    Section 1406.  District Attorney Charged with Crime.–If any district attorney is charged, according to law, with any crime or misdemeanor, before or bound over or committed by any court to answer for willful and gross negligence in the execution of the duties of the office, it shall be the duty of the court to appoint a competent attorney thereof to prepare an indictment against such district attorney and to prosecute the same on behalf of the Commonwealth until final judgment. The attorney shall be paid by the county for services a reasonable compensation to be fixed by the court. If the district attorney is convicted of any crime for which that individual may be sentenced to imprisonment by separate or solitary confinement at labor, the office shall be declared  

  • * SOMEONE PAY ME SOME ATTENTION!

    Posted on March 10th, 2019 Becky 5 comments

    ***  I’m not going to die, Richard Musser, but I am going to let Lancaster know what a disgusting, mentally ill pig and stalker you are!

        
    *
    *     Remember when your “auntie” was going to sue me because I called you a violent stalker and she called me at 10:45 pm one night? Auntie might have a problem with that since you post items like the below! You better crawl back into your cave and stay there.

     

    DEFINITELY GUILTY
    OF BEING A STALKER!

     

          Richard Musser and his post on Lancaster Online’s Facebook page under a story about DA Craig Stedman suing the commissioners. Richard has been on this site before and is desperate for someone to pay him some attention (click here).

         I appreciate you sending readers here and I’m sure Stedman appreciates the advice of such a legal eagle! And you are more than willing to let your stupid and obsessive flag fly high and wide for everyone to see. Impressive.
    There will be more later today including some serious news.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE * RESIGN, STEDMAN!

    Posted on March 8th, 2019 Becky 27 comments

    MAKE READY:
    CORRUPTION EVERYWHERE!

         Stedman needs to resign (see the second screenshot below) and what about the corruption in Lancaster City government? Is the document shown below and the decision that was made the reason Pat Brogan and Charlotte Katzenmoyer are gone? Why is Patrick Hopkins still employed by the city? There will be much more to come on all of this in the coming days.

    *******

    *    The below is from the county’s response to Stedmans cease and desist letter. Click here to read their full response.

    WHO MADE
    STEDMAN KING?

      

    Posted on Lancaster Online under the below story.

          Seiberling [Stedman’s attorney Mark Seiberling] demanded that the commissioners retract statements about Stedman’s use of forfeited drug assets and halt any investigation into the assets, his lease of an SUV and his supervision of staff.
    From the LNP article, “DA Craig Stedman threatens slander suit against Lancaster County commissioners; commissioners refuse to bow,” (click here).        
          Who the hell does Stedman think he is? He is paid by the public to serve the public and he needs to answer to the public. Just resign, Stedman!
    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE – WHERE’S THE MONEY, STEDMAN? – 2

    Posted on March 6th, 2019 Becky 21 comments

    LACK OF INTEGRITY!

         The Democrats decided to have a little “fun” with the Stedman situation on their Facebook page. Meanwhile, their Democratic candidate to replace Stedman, Hobie Crystle, has a Facebook page and is collecting signatures (click here).
         Now we just need a replacement candidate for judge! Stedman has proven over and over again in the last few months that he does not have the integrity, honesty or transparency – among other qualities – to be a judge!

     

    IMPROPER USE OF FUNDS!

        

    University of Pennsylvania law professor Louis Rulli quoted in the LNP article, “DA spent $21,000, intended for drug enforcement, to lease SUV, records show,” (click here). 

         And the DA’s “explanation” is he’s on call 24/7? Oh, please!
    Please check back later today.

     

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE ** – * RELEASE THE RECORDS!

    Posted on March 5th, 2019 Becky 10 comments

         Lancaster County District Attorney Craig Stedman announced last week that a new investigative unit will focus on dozens of unsolved homicides in the county. As LNP’s Lindsey Blest reported, the district attorney budgeted $10,000 for DNA analysis work in 2019, enough to be able to work on two cases. DNA and genealogy work costs between $3,000 and $5,000 per case, the district attorney’s office said.
    From the LNP editorial, “Given the key role DNA played in finding Christy Mirack’s killer, launching Unsolved Homicide Unit seems smart,” (click here).      
         Click here to look at the list of unsolved murders under the above LNP headline – over 40! And Stedman can only find $10,000? Two cases? Examine where every penny in that office goes!

    **   As chief law enforcement officer of the county, the District Attorney is on call 24/7; incidents requiring the DA can take place at any time on any day. This includes calls to crime scenes, police stations and other various locations in the middle of the night, on weekends, and holidays. The DA must always be available to respond regardless of whether these incidents happen during or outside of what most people would define as normal work hours.
    From the statement by DA spokesperson Brett Hambright to LNP (click here).
    The only time I remember Stedman showing up at a crime scene was when Representative Bryan Cutler’s brother-in-law, G. Scott Davis, shot and killed his two-month old daughter on Christmas Eve!

     

    THAT’S WHAT HE’S HIDING!

    *     Stedman is not going to become a judge. He may be going to jail! What else is he hiding?

    WHAT IS THE DA HIDING? – 2

    Today’s LNP editorial (click here).

         It’s one of those rare days when I agree with LNP! Stedman needs to release the records now.
    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE ** – * TWO OPEN RECORDS CASES

    Posted on March 4th, 2019 Becky 16 comments

    SO MUCH EFFORT
    TO CONCEAL INFORMATION!

         The DA’s response to the County’s Request to Intervene in the Public Records dispute over civil forfeiture is now posted on the Prothontary’s site and you can read it in full here.

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    *** BREAKING NEWS ***

    **   Click here for the press release on the MAW Communications website.

    *****

    *     Judge Leonard Brown III reversed the Manheim Township student’s expulsion, citing the district’s lack of substantial evidence, in a decision filed last week in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas.
    From today’s LNP article, “Penn Manor superintendent criticizes judge’s reversal of Manheim Township High School student’s expulsion,” (click here).    

     

    BROWN WILL DECIDE!

    Judge Leonard G. Brown III

          The civil forfeiture legal battle between LNP and DA Craig Stedman is before Lancaster County Judge Leonard G. Brown, III. Brown is one of the few judges that did not come from the DA’s office; he was previously a defense attorney.
          Brown is also presiding over the case of Penn Live and LNP seeking autopsy records from the County of Lancaster. A hearing in that Open Records case is scheduled for March 14 at 10:00 am in chambers #2 (see below).


    Please check back later today.

  • HOW DOES HE SPEND THE MONEY?

    Posted on March 3rd, 2019 Becky 4 comments

    SHAMEFUL!

         This is what the Democrats think of Stedman (click here):

  • WE NEED A NEW JUDGE CANDIDATE! – 2

    Posted on March 2nd, 2019 Becky 29 comments

    ALL-OUT WAR!

              

         Yes, it’s all-out war between Stedman and the county and Stedman and LNP (click here for the latest LNP story with the above headline in print). This is remarkable and deeply disturbing.

             From the story there is this (Stedman’s filing is not yet on the Prothonotary’s site):
         Stedman, in his filing Friday, says the commissioners’ explanation is faulty because case law has established that a district attorney has complete control of seized assets and a county may not consider those assets for budgeting purposes.
         You are paid by and work for the public, Stedman. Everyone has a right to know what happened to seized assets.
         And LNP managing editor Tom Murse is waiting for Stedman to “correct the record:”
         “Please let me know as soon as possible how you and your office intend to correct the record,” Murse added.
          Stedman has been making a fool of himself and the District Attorney’s office non-stop for several weeks now. When will the Republicans remove him as a candidate for judge? 
  • WE NEED A NEW JUDGE CANDIDATE!

    Posted on March 1st, 2019 Becky 10 comments

    IT’S YOUR MONEY!

    From the county’s “Petition to Intervene” (click here to read the entire petition).

         Yes, the county (and the public) have to know. Unbelievable!

     

    WHAT IS THE DA HIDING?

    (Click here)
        
          DA Craig Stedman is getting boxed in! What is he hiding? This is the public’s money and the public has a right to know how it is collected and disbursed.
         And this man wants to be a judge? We need a new candidate for judge!
    Please check back later today.
  • UPDATE – *** BREAKING NEWS *** – ALL KINDS OF NEWS!

    Posted on February 28th, 2019 Becky 2 comments

           The below Right to Know request was sent into the County today online. I am making phone calls this afternoon. This is shocking! Does Stedman understand that he and everyone on his staff is paid by the public?

    *********

    *** BREAKING NEWS ***

         The beldow email just in. If anyone has a copy of Stedman’s email please send it to this site:
         Stedman sent an email Monday to all employees that contains an agreement not to discuss anything that goes on in the office with press, outside attorneys, etc.  It must be signed and on his desk this week.  He is trying to stifle all discussions that relate to his transgressions or the Fetterman – Larsen – Mansfield matter.  Maybe everyone in the office should lawyer up.

     

    OPENNESS IN GOVERNMENT!

        

         The headline from page A-3 of today’s LNP print edition (click here to read it online).

          Good for Commissioner Craig Lehman! The public has a right to know.
          There is all kinds of news: Mayor Sorace hires Jess King to be her Chief of Staff; The Criz is in the news; city council gets an update on the Lancaster County Convention Center; should there be a citizen’s review board for the police and seven F&M students steal trees!
    Wow! Please check back later today.

  • UPDATE * IS STEDMAN FIT TO BE JUDGE? – 2

    Posted on February 27th, 2019 Becky 4 comments

    — I spent most of the day watching Michael Cohen testify before Congress. LIP News will be back tomorrow. —

    JANE DOE HAS A NAME

    Zhimin Wang

    *     “Jane Doe,” who was arrested in New Holland for prostitution and refused to give her name has now given her name as “Zhimin Wang” according to her court docket.
            She waived her preliminary hearing this morning and the two charges were carried over to the Court of Common Pleas (see below). She is represented by private attorney Lorraine Hagy of the Law Offices of Michael Marinaro. According to her docket, her bail has now been set at $7,500 cash.

    *****

    THE CHAOS CONTINUES!

        

         District Attorney Craig Stedman is running to be a judge and he suspends his long time Assistant District Attorney Mark Fetterman who is running to replace him. Unbelievable!
         And then Stedman lies and denies he did it and tries to cover it up! The chaos in the DA’s office goes on – and is Stedman fit to be a judge?
    Click here for the LNP story on Fetterman and please check back later today.

  • UPDATE * PROTECT & SERVE?

    Posted on February 26th, 2019 Becky 6 comments

     — There is a city council meeting tonight at 7:30 pm. You can watch it on the City of Lancaster YouTube channel (click here). On the agenda tonight: “Economic Impact Study Report: Lancaster County Convention Center.”

    *    Officer William Hamby has been in the news before. The below comments are posted under the LNP story about convicted former Sgt. Raymond Corll, (click here).

     

    THEY WENT TOO FAR!

         The below excellent comment into this site under yesterday’s post. Where is the Mayor? Where is city council? Where is the Lancaster City Human Relations Commission? Where is the NAACP? Where is LNP?
          Why has this racist police force been allowed to harass and terrorize minorities in the city for years? This is absolutely sickening!

    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE – IS HE FIT TO BE JUDGE?

    Posted on February 25th, 2019 Becky 5 comments

    COULD THIS
    HAPPEN TO YOU?

    — WOULD IT HAPPEN TO YOU?

         I am switching up today and will come back to Stedman shortly because these lawsuits against the Lancaster City Police just keep coming. The below is the “Factual Allegations” portion of a lawsuit against the City of Lancaster, City Officer William Hamby and City Officer John Doe brought by Harry Espada and Doneekia Dean.
         It was first filed in the Lancaster County Court of Common Pleas and then moved to Federal Court because it alleges civil rights violations. They are demanding an amount not in excess of $50,000 and other costs. The suit states the estimate for the repair of the vehicle is over $8,000.
          They are represented by Kevin C. Allen of the Lancaster law firm of Crystle – Allen Law, LCC. Because it was first filed in Lancaster court you can read the full lawsuit here on the Prothonotary’s site. 

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    STEDMAN CAUSED
    THE TURMOIL!

         Yesterday’s LNP editorial (click here).

          But what about Stedman potentially becoming a judge, LNP? Doesn’t that raise serious concerns?
    Please check back later today.

  • ** – * WHAT IS GOING ON?

    Posted on February 24th, 2019 Becky 11 comments

    **   “Jane Doe” is sitting in jail and according to her docket (below her photo) she did not cooperate with an interpreter and has been denied bail.

    *    The police, the DA’s office and humanitarian groups need to look much deeper into this. Who are these women, where are they from – and most importantly –  are they there of their own free will?

     

    HUMAN TRAFFICKING
    IN NEW HOLLAND?

      

        

         Photos from Angel’s Spa on Yelp.com, where a woman who refuses to give her name was arrested for prostitution on February 21st. Who are these women and what is going on in New Holland?
         Click here for the Yelp.com entry. The site states the photos are “from the business owner.”

  • ** – * TELL IT TO…

    Posted on February 23rd, 2019 Becky 17 comments

    **   I took this screenshot of the below four stories lined-up yesterday on Lancaster Online. How sad and horrific. Yes, Lancaster County is a “special place!”

    DEMOCRAT
    RUNNING FOR DA!

      

    *     Click here for his biography on his law firm website, Crystle-Allen Law.

    YOUR EDITORIAL BOARD!

         Even though I was born at Lancaster General, lived most of my 51 years here and have a family tree showing Eshlemans arriving six generations ago, I don’t know what “Lancaster County values” are.
    From the above LNP column (click here). 

          It is incredibly ironic that LNP managing editor Tom Murse tweeted and linked to the above column last week. You see, it is LNP that tells the residents of Lancaster County they are “special” and “unique” almost weekly in their editorials.
         They did it on January 27th with their editorial about Mayor Sorace’s “State of the City” speech (click here). Their final sentences:
          And we certainly agreed with the mayor when she said Lancaster is “a special community. And there is more work to be done.”
          The notion that Lancaster residents are a “special community” or have “special values” is absurd. In his column Eshleman says this:
         Then there’s U.S. Rep. Joe Pitts, who lives in Chester County but also represents Lancaster County. In 2004, Pitts said, “There’s a theme to my work in Congress, and I say it all the time … I want to bring Lancaster County values to Washington ….”
         Pitts knows ‘em, for sure, but don’t you wonder if the folks of Chester County aren’t miffed that Pitts doesn’t take their values to Washington? Perhaps they have none.
         And the reason Lancaster County is so Republican and men like Pitts stayed in office so long is because of the Steinman family and thus, LNP, endorsing these fools for years. 
  • * JUDGE THIS: “BROUHAHA” OR CRIME?

    Posted on February 22nd, 2019 Becky 4 comments

    — LIP News will be back tomorrow. —

    IT’S ILLEGAL!

        From LNP’s interview with attorney Michael Hess (click here).

    *    When Hess told me the same thing, I said, “Call the attorney general!”

    LNP’S ANALYSIS: WAY OFF!

       

         The in print headline to yesterday’s LNP front page story on DA Craig Stedman and a comment posted under the story on Lancaster Online.

         So it was all just a “brouhaha?” Really, LNP? Threatening a man’s lawyer to get a candidate out of the race or Stedman will release damaging information on his client is just a “brouhaha?” Um, wrong! It’s illegal!
    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE *** BREAKING NEWS *** STEDMAN’S LIES “CARRIED HIM THROUGH!”

    Posted on February 21st, 2019 Becky 7 comments

         The majority of Dhara Lalani’s lawsuit against Steinman Communications is contained in “Exhibit A” which is her very lengthy and very detailed “Charge of Discrimination” she filed with the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission prior to the lawsuit.
          The basis of her complaint is against Robert Krasne, the Chairman of the Board and the publisher of LNP (he is referred to as “Bob” in the below very brief excerpt). Because this names a lot of former and current employees and involves specific and sensitive information, I am taking my time to work through all of the allegations.

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    *** BREAKING NEWS ***

    DISCRIMINATION ALLEGED!

    *    Please check back for this developing story and thank you to the emailer for the heads up!

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    5TH GRADE CRAP!

    (Click here)

         What an absolute joke! “Analysis” my butt! And it took three, count them, three reporters to put out this 5th grade crap!
    Please check back later today.

  • AFTERNOON UPDATE ** – * & STEDMAN WANTS TO BE A JUDGE!

    Posted on February 19th, 2019 Becky 11 comments

    WHO WILL THE
    REPUBLICANS CHOOSE?

          

                              Todd Brown                          Heather Adams

         We will see what tonight brings. If the Republicans care about justice and decency and honesty, they will endorse Todd Brown to be a Lancaster County Judge and Heather Adams to be the District Attorney. Stay tuned and check back tomorrow.

    **     I texted Attorney Michael Hess this afternoon and asked him what he thought would happen tonight. His response is below:

    *    The Republican Endorsement Convention is tonight from 7 to 9 pm at the Farm & Home Center, 1383 Arcadia Road, Lancaster.

     

    CHAOS IN THE DA’S OFFICE! – 7

     

          My article from February 14th is on the left (click here for the original), LNP’s two articles from today are on the right (click here and here).

         The best response is posted below the article on Lancaster Online:


         This is all unbelievable!
    Please check back later today.

  • * DEMAND ANSWERS!

    Posted on February 18th, 2019 Becky 2 comments

    — Taking the afternoon off. LIP News will be back tomorrow. —

    (SIC!)

    *     These quotes from Robert Krasne from the LNP story shown below may be the only time I have or ever will agree with this man.
           But what cracks me up is the reporter corrects Krasne’s spelling! Really! Krasne must have emailed or written his statement and used the wrong spelling of “principles” – and rather than simply correct it – the reporter pointed it out with “(sic)”! LOL!

    WHAT IS STEDMAN HIDING?

              

         District Attorney Craig Stedman, who is paid by the public to protect and serve the public, doesn’t want the public to know how much civil forfeiture his office collects and what ultimately happens to it? Why not? What is he hiding?
          And this man wants to be a judge? Demand answers from this “public servant!”
    Please check back later today.