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West End of Ludington Rises Up After Receiving News It's Turning Into a Water Trailhead

Started this discussion. Last reply by AQUAMAN yesterday. 3 Replies

Don't mess with mother nature they say.  The same week the…Continue

Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet

Started this discussion. Last reply by John notdead Streeter on Thursday. 10 Replies

If there's one thing worse than an official outright lying to the public at an open meeting, it's the local media reporting that information to the public as fact without checking up on it.The…Continue

Shiv Killing Illustrates Manistee's Depth of Official Secrecy

Started this discussion. Last reply by AQUAMAN on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Why are all the public officials in Manistee reluctant to give out any of the details of the stabbing death of Bruce Schaub this last Tuesday, August 8th?  They do note that his wife has been…Continue

Diary of a Ludington Traffic Counter

Started this discussion. Last reply by AQUAMAN Aug 15. 9 Replies

Being the open journal of a volunteer for a traffic studyJuly 21, 2017:  During lunch hour, Ludington City Hall had a call for volunteers to help their community, it looked like this on Facebook:…Continue

 

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XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Reckless Reporting and Investigating in Motorcycle Accidents in the group BUMPS
"Back in high school when I had Tom Kudwa as a Chemistry/Physics instructor at MCC High School, before he went west, he had a saying:  "Physics don't lie."  The condition of the motorcycle and the fact it and he wound up…"
3 hours ago
Willy replied to XLFD's discussion Reckless Reporting and Investigating in Motorcycle Accidents in the group BUMPS
"It doesn't say who was at fault for the accident, only that the motorcycle hit the truck. It's possible they are still investigating the accident and will make a decision soon. One factor that's not mentioned is that this happened 43…"
4 hours ago
IHaveANotion replied to XLFD's discussion Reckless Reporting and Investigating in Motorcycle Accidents in the group BUMPS
"The question about how a "competent traffic investigator" comes to these conclusions and the media also report the false information....from my personal experience, the media doesn't think, they just report what ever is told to them…"
12 hours ago
XLFD added a discussion to the group BUMPS
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Reckless Reporting and Investigating in Motorcycle Accidents

I have presented numerous articles where the police and media cooperate in further ruining the lives of an accident victim by misrepresenting the accident so as to shift the blame towards the motorcyclist, bicyclist or pedestrian hit by a vehicle.  Here's another good example out of Ottawa County.From The Holland Sentinel 8-19-17:  "Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office responded to a…See More
15 hours ago
AQUAMAN replied to XLFD's discussion West End of Ludington Rises Up After Receiving News It's Turning Into a Water Trailhead
"Well, only 24 hrs. on the forum and you got about 500 views on this? Looks like some concerned officials spying again on this forum that feel threatened and intimidated, as well they should given the unethical, & illegal conduct of the West End…"
yesterday
John notdead Streeter replied to XLFD's discussion West End of Ludington Rises Up After Receiving News It's Turning Into a Water Trailhead
"People who do not see the natural beauty and propose to alter should be banned from this town. How appalling' "
Friday
Willy replied to XLFD's discussion West End of Ludington Rises Up After Receiving News It's Turning Into a Water Trailhead
"Thanks for those pictures X. They show exactly why the beach should remain in it's natural state. The beach is a buffer between development and the Lake. If any improvements are done they will be washed away unless a break-wall is built to hold…"
Friday
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West End of Ludington Rises Up After Receiving News It's Turning Into a Water Trailhead

Don't mess with mother nature they say.  The same week the city council accepts a $300,000 grant from the MI DNR Trust Fund to help construct a water trailhead at the end of Ludington Avenue, the West End roars back with another idea.  Today, the beach's…See More
Friday
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Ludington lighthouse

"Niiiiiice.  I see a future masthead photo for the Ludington Torch."
Friday
John notdead Streeter replied to XLFD's discussion Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet
"and the plot thickens..."
Thursday
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Mob Takes Down Local "Helping Hand" Statue at Sheriff's Office

"We created our own heroism and found no wrong doing."
Thursday
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Mob Takes Down Local "Helping Hand" Statue at Sheriff's Office

One protester said that the government should not honor people whose principle claim to fame is that they fought a bloody war in defense of the evil institution of imprisoning others. The second chimed in that the extended hand all too closely…
Thursday
XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet
"The realization of how the process works in all too many out-of-touch local governments and their departments, is wisdom that is accompanied with sadness that it is so inefficient for the public.  This isn't how public servants…"
Thursday
XLFD replied to XLFD's discussion Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet
"Hey, everybody counts.  An observation you may find interesting.  This road diet idea seems to recirculate around the DDA Board whether it makes the minutes or not.  One of the nascent ideas behind such road diets are the creation of…"
Thursday
John notdead Streeter replied to XLFD's discussion Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet
"People will just speed between neighborhoods to avoid the backup. Extremely dangerous proposal. Is someone purposefully trying to raise the mortality rate on bicyclists?  Hmm...who would do that?"
Wednesday
Verdad replied to XLFD's discussion Lies Wide Open: Officials Mangle the Truth About Ludington Road Diet
"Very creative title, X and interesting content. Sure seems to be for the benefit of the commercial interests rather than locals or even tourists. And would a bike lane be safe with cars parking also? Very tired of the overgrowth of downtown.…"
Wednesday

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At 11:40pm on April 19, 2017, Tiffanie Morgan said…
Idk how to use this site sorry but hopefully you could help or point me the right way
At 10:43pm on February 27, 2017, Willy said…
What I don't understand about the shop with a cop program is where you come up with the $900 plus amount that is not accounted for. Also why is the same $250 card number on two separate receipts? I'm not very good with math and bookkeeping so I'm curious.
At 6:12pm on January 28, 2016, Jackie Derrick said…

Thank you for the nice welcome :)

At 3:21pm on November 17, 2015, Barry R. Schrader said…

Do you have an e-mail address that I could use that is more private?

barryschrader@pobox.com

At 7:29pm on October 31, 2015, Barry R. Schrader said…

Perhaps time to “treat” them to a recall election. Oops, no ---------- way past time.

At 8:18pm on October 23, 2015, Nonfiction said…

Thank you and grateful XLFD.

At 8:35pm on September 8, 2015, Inquiring Mind said…
Managing Fugitive Dust by the DEQ.
At 10:21pm on June 14, 2015, Shelby Sowle said…
Who are you? Whats your name?
At 7:36am on May 27, 2015, Jack O'Neil said…

Indeed I am

At 8:26pm on March 23, 2015, Melinda said…

Thanks, but its not much of a "spring" yet.

 
 
 

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