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Amnesty for All

Friday, June 18th, 2010

Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi is offering temporary amnesty for individuals who owe back child support.   It’s something I’ve seen done in other jurisdictions.  The government gives people an opportunity to get caught up on back payments by a certain date and in exchange there’s no additional penalty lobbied against them. If I were a […]

Re-Checking In

Thursday, May 13th, 2010

I’ve put down my martini, Cohiba and GQ magazine for a few minutes to comment on a few issues that have popped up this week Pacers Deal in the Works? My reliable sources are telling me the Indiana Pacers and the Capital Improvement Board could be close to reaching a short-term deal.   The way I […]

Political Tidbits

Sunday, May 2nd, 2010

With 48 hours to go before May primary, I’m hearing lots of interesting tidbits of gossip, rumor and blatant innuendo.  And as always, take it for what it’s worth. Apparently there is a big concern that Democratic voters in the 5th District will pull a reverse Operation Chaos and grab a Republican ballot making life […]

Sunday Morning Politics

Sunday, April 25th, 2010

Once again, I awake Sunday to lots of interesting political tidbits of gossip, rumor, innuendo, etc. etc.  So please allow me to share.  This information is a collection of what I garner from conversations and observations. And I  always say, take it for what it’s worth. Brizzi Battle Embattled Marion County Prosecutor took his case […]

The Fallout Continues

Thursday, April 8th, 2010

The last 24 hours have reminded me of the old saying  “may you live to see interesting times.”    Because looking at the lay of the political landscape here in Indianapolis, the times are interesting and Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi is at ground zero. Republican candidate Mark Massa called on Brizzi to resign.  Brizzi called […]

Dueling Lawyers

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Marion County Prosecutor Republican candidate Mark Massa said today incumbent Carl Brizzi should step down due the recent controversies surrounding the office.  Below is Brizzi’s full response. I am shocked and surprised by today’s event, which appears to be politically motivated. I learned of the news conference by the Republican candidate for Marion County Prosecutor […]

Should He Stay or Should He Go?

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

I pose that question in conjunction with the latest news regarding Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi. Brizzi, who has already ready come under fire for relationship with embattled financier Tim Durham and questions regarding his support for the early release a woman whose father donated to his campaign, now finds a new controversy at his […]

Saturday Slatings

Saturday, February 13th, 2010

In a rare joint blogging venture I asked Chris Worden of Indy’s Painfully Objective Political Analysis to tag team with me in covering the local slating conventions of both the Marion County Democratic and Republican parties.   He hung out with the Democrats while I was with the GOP.  His comments appear right after mine. *********** […]

In & Out

Sunday, January 31st, 2010

You have to admit that as  far as politics go, last week was a giant roller coaster here in Indiana.  Let’s recap. Mike Pence is out as a possible to challenger to Democrat Evan Bayh for the U.S. Senate.  Secretary of State Todd Rokita might get in the race or he might get in the race […]

More News You Can Use

Friday, January 29th, 2010

It’s nice to be back after a day trip to the Land of Lincoln.  I had a few things waiting for me upon my return so I figured I’d share them with you. Early Retirement? There is talk this morning that an Indiana Congressman is going to announce his retirement today.  There’s no word on […]