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Local State of Hypocrisy

On March 10, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency in Michigan.  While the policy's strictness has waxed and waned over the last thirteen months due mainly to the state legislature's attempt to usurp the governor's authoritarian dictates, the governor's policies mostly live on through the state's health & human services department.  Over that thirteen month period, public bodies throughout Michigan have been strongly encouraged to hold virtual, electronic public…See More
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Freedom Seeker replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
"It doesn't seem right, the lesser charge under MCL 257.601 (misdemeanor for causing bodily injury but not fleeing scene) and MCL 257.617 (felony for causing bodily injury and fleeing the scene), but maybe Ansaro sat in the MCC school parking…"
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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
"There's quite a bit of difference.  The charge pursued is a misdemeanor that could result in up to 93 days.  Hit & Run causing serious impairment is a felony that can get you 5 years and $5000 fines.  The unbelievable and…"
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Scottville Interviews Three City Manager Candidates

On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the Scottville City Commission hosted an interview of three candidates at a 6:30 PM meeting open to the public at the Scottville Optimist Building.  This was a special meeting of that body for that sole purpose, where once again they approved an agenda without an initial public comment period, as required by Scottville's City Charter section…See More
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stump replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
" So one has to wonder if " COMMITTING A MOVING VIOLATION  " causing injury is a lesser crime than HIT and RUN ?  He knew what he was did or why did he take the back roads towards Ludington? Still something fishy about his…"
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Freedom Seeker replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
"A sincere "wow" X, thank you for keeping on top of this.  Many prayers for Maria Ray's complete healing and hoping the prosecution is just, for one who left the scene of an accident.  Thanks again to the brave high school…"
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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
"I received a FOIA response from the county prosecutor this afternoon.  Andrew Asaro will face the justice system, albeit not as somebody who hit an elderly pedestrian and ran, but as somebody who committed a moving violation and caused a…"
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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Ludington City Council April 5th, 2021: Assessing Poor Policies
"CM Foster has expressed an interest in being able to do a composite meeting that meets in-person but allows for virtual attendance allowing participation by the public.  In the fall, Scottville's CM at the time, Courtney Magaluk tried that…"
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Willy replied to XLFD's discussion Ludington City Council April 5th, 2021: Assessing Poor Policies
"Thanks for the information X. Excellent points all around. Is there any reason why the Council cannot have an in person meeting plus a virtual meeting at the same time? This would allow for more participation by the citizens, especially if they are…"
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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Ludington City Council April 5th, 2021: Assessing Poor Policies
"They've finally posted the video for this meeting: Aoril 12th, 2021 Ludington City Council meeting from Mason County District Library on Vimeo."
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Ludington City Council April 5th, 2021: Assessing Poor Policies

The April 5th meeting's agenda packet showed a variety of actions before the Ludington City Council, most of it was busy work, and the more interesting parts were hidden by the noise.  Looking at the noise first, we find that they set a public hearing for vacating a right-of-way 106 Laura…See More
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Freedom Seeker replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
""Depraved Indifference" is a term that's being used to describe Derek Chauvin's action, perhaps a new sentencing type.   The troll has gone again, took its words,  but may I suggest your next handle, xfl2,…"
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Freedom Seeker replied to XLFD's discussion Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official
"waiting for a reply of a blog, xtreme, is far from stalking.  Still waiting for a reply on how you feel about a 72 year old pedestrian being plowed down, left for dead ... and DNR official being let go ... twice asked, no response from…"
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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Friday Afternoon at Scottville City Hall
"Pictures don't lie, Willy.  Except Roger Clemens."
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Local State of Hypocrisy

Started by XLFD in Waving the Torch Around Our Area 3 hours ago. 0 Replies

On March 10, 2020, Governor Gretchen Whitmer declared a state of emergency in Michigan.  While the policy's strictness has waxed and waned over the last thirteen months due mainly to the state…Continue

Scottville Police Fails Victim of Hit and Run, Protects State Official

Started by XLFD in Waving the Torch Around Our Area. Last reply by Freedom Seeker 13 hours ago. 34 Replies

Local media and police were very sparse with information on a February 16th collision on State Street close to High Street that left an elderly Scottville woman prone, bleeding, and shivering on the…Continue

Scottville Interviews Three City Manager Candidates

Started by XLFD in Waving the Torch Around Our Area yesterday. 0 Replies

On Thursday, April 15, 2021, the Scottville City Commission hosted an interview of three candidates at a 6:30 PM meeting open to the public at the Scottville Optimist Building.  This was a special…Continue

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    The elves of the Ludington Torch were hopeful that we could move from our current Ning 2.0 network to the Ning 3.0 network shortly after our five year anniversary, but we have got news from them back that they are not currently doing any new migrations to the higher platform at this time.  We surmise that there has been problems with the migrations of other Ning sites, because some things do not transfer very well or at all, including videos and group modules. 

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    Created by XLFD Jan 3, 2015 at 12:38am. Last updated by XLFD Jan 3, 2015.

    Spammertizing

    Over the last couple of months our members have swelled due to an advertising push by those who join, post an ad, provide a link, and possibly send messages to other members advocating some product or action.  While these are basically harmless if you ignore them, the Torch tech wizards cannot fully protect against the intruders.  I have eradicated about two dozen of these infidels, and will make it a practice to do so in the future. 

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    Created by XLFD Dec 28, 2012 at 12:02pm. Last updated by XLFD Dec 28, 2012.

    Downloading Videos

    Want to download videos for a thread or just to add to our Videos library, but are having a hard time figuring it out?  It's not hard once you know how to do it.  First you will need the Video's "Embed" code; on a typical video site like Youtube they will have a "share" button you need to click, you will then see an "Embed" button you need to click.  You will see the code all in blue, you need to "copy" (as in copy and paste) this code by going to your copy command.

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