Not Everyone In District 7 Condones The Recall

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Glad to see Councilman Anderson taking a stand. I believe if a poll were taken of District 7 voters, the vast majority would say they don't condone the recall. A few outside busy bodies cuddled up to a few inside desperate(s) and created chaos many inside don't yet realize they will come to regret.  And the he said/she said mess is just that...a mess. The elders always said: Be wary of dogs that bring bones. They're just as apt to carry away some bones too. That means, people who bring gossip are just as likely to take gossip away. Their goal is to create chaos and mayhem. 

Young people have been killing one another in many of these areas for decades and as far back as I can remember. Even when there were two black guys over the district. In fact the entire time those two black guys were over the district young people were killing one another. So why expect the lone white guy to work miracles when he's been in office less than a year the two black guys could never accomplish the entire time they were over the district? And what safer place can be created for young people to go than in their own home? Wasn't the 13-year-old allegedly killed in his own home while answering the door? The excuse, and I mean excuse and not reason, for the recall doesn't fly. 

I think the re-callers here need to take a step back and re-evaluate where they really stand, what's realistic and who's really trying to control them and why. What's taking place with the recall is certainly not in their best interest and I sense it will come back to haunt in ways many can never imagine. History is your friend. Never shy away from, ignore or pretend it never happened. 

There are more mature ways to settle ones differences than angrily going off the deep and blindly striking out. Plus, when you're in a rage, you make no sense whatsoever. When anger is involved you don't think rationally or logically. If you believe something insulting or ego deflating was said, then get all parties together, even the one(s) who brought the gossip boen and air those grievances in an intelligent fashion. I also guarantee you'll get to the truth and learn who your real friends are. Trying do carry out a payback based on someone bringing gossip bones about what another person allegedly said will only wrap around to payback the paybacker(s).  

Brenda Manghane-Washington

Why Is Congress So Bad?

As of April 11th, according to Gallup polling, Congressional approval stood at twenty percent.  Let's think about that. Eighty percent of Americans disapproved of the way the United States Congress operates! Then, at the next election, we send the same people back expecting a different outcome.  Why?   We seem to vote for folks who say they want to work ... (click for more)

Fake Science Of Man-Made Beliefs - And Response

In Chattanooga last Saturday approximately 1,000 people joined a faith-based group calling itself "March for Science - Chattanooga" who demanded that you and me pay for their special beliefs in fake science.  Their sincere, deeply held beliefs are found on their Facebook page.  And, they are not alone.  Thousands of other people of similar faith marched in various ... (click for more)

Erlanger Has Surge In Revenue; Admissions Up Over 12%

Erlanger Health System reported substantial growth in revenue and effective cost management for the third quarter. Net income from operations of $8.5 million exceeded prior year by $7 million and also exceeded budget by $1.3 million.    The health system had an 8.8 percent increase in total net revenue. Officials said the quarter generated strong EBITDA (e arnings ... (click for more)

Trenton, Ga., Woman Gets Workhouse Time, Lengthy Supervised Probation In Hit-And-Run Death Of Man On Moped

A Trenton, Ga. woman was given a four-year sentence following a lengthy hearing in the December 2012 hit-and-run death of a man in St. Elmo. Betty Mundy will serve 11 months and 29 days of the sentence in the workhouse and then be under a lengthy supervised probation, Judge Barry Steelman said.  She was charged in the death of 56-year-old David Joe Bruce. She pleaded ... (click for more)

Defense, Pitching Sparkle In Owls' 4-0 Win Vs. Mustangs

Strong defense meant more for Ooltewah than any other aspect of Monday’s key District 5-3A prep baseball game against Walker Valley at A.C. “Bud” Ball Field. ** Owls center fielder Jake Sullivan made an ESPN-worthy diving catch in left-center that probably saved two runs in the first inning. ** Pitcher Daniel Willie picked off a Mustangs runner at first base in the ... (click for more)

Lee Women, Men Second At Gulf South Conference Championship

The Lee women's golf team slipped from first to second after 36 holes of play at the Gulf South Conference Tournament on Monday from Callaway Gardens Golf Club. The 13th-ranked Lady Flames dipped to 313 after an opening round score of 303 for a 617 total. No. 16 West Georgia fired a 298 in round two (604 total) and will carry a 13-shot lead over the Lady Flames heading into ... (click for more)