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A New Sheriff in Town?

Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

When Marion County Democratic Chairman Joel Miller tried to kick me out of a get ot the vote rally his party was having Saturday, I politely told him to go engage in self-copulation and he walked away. Miller has never been one to have an endearing personality to begin with, but this time he seemed […]

Layton Loses Fellow Democrats

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013

When it comes to SB 621, Marion County Sheriff John Layton may have saved his own skin by cutting a deal with Republicans at the expense of his fellow Marion County Democrats. You can get that, and more in the latest daily installment of my political gossip column, the Cheat Sheet.  Here’s what else you’ll […]

Sheriff Tries to Save His Skin

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Although his office has overspent his budget by more than $20 million over the past three years, Sheriff John Layton is doing his best to save his skin and avoid any fiscal oversight as called for in SB 621.   The embedded file below is a list of e-mails he has been sending out to department […]

Dear John

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Marion County Sheriff John Layton is not too happy these days with fellow elected and public safety officials.  Not only did he accuse some of them of playing politics with the Sheriff’s office, but some of being too stupid to figure out public safety.  And to top it off, he put it all down in […]

What is the Sherriff’s Spending Money On?

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012

Want some interesting reading? Here is the January-June 2012 Commissary report for the Marion County Sheriff’s Department.   Look at what they spend money on. You would think that with having to fork over $11 million for inmate health care that some of the money collected from the inmates at the Commissary would be used to […]

Did the Sheriff Get Shortchanged?

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Indianapolis Mayor Greg Ballard’s office says they did not make an error when they say they more than funded Marion County Sheriff John Layton’s budget request, despite allegations by Council Democrats to the contrary. In their news conference responding to Mayor’s budget Democrats say the Mayor erred when he said the said the Sheriff’s budget […]

Your Complimentary Cheat Sheet

Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Although the Cheat Sheet is a subscriber-based publication, like a girl I used to date, we don’t mind giving it away for free every once in a while.   This is one of those times.  If you like what you read, subscribe.  For the price of a martini and a good cigar, it’s well worth it.  […]

Dueling Endorsements

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Interesting happenings Thursday evening, by a reported vote of 125-36, Melina Kennedy won the endorsement of the Indianapolis Fraternal Order of Police.  There are at least 1600 members in the FOP. Greg Ballard won the endorsement of Spencer Moore, the father of David Moore who was killed in the line of duty.  The ad is […]

By the Numbers

Friday, July 8th, 2011

Here are some numbers for your amusement and entertainment… 1.6  million – Amount raised by Mike Pence for Governor campaign. 900,000 – Amount raised by Dick Lugar for U.S. Senate campaign. 700,000 – Amount raised by John Gregg for Governor campaign. 930,000 – Amount raised by Jim Wallace for Governor campaign. 440,000 -Amount raised by […]

Political Predictions

Friday, October 29th, 2010

I’ve got some work to do this morning, so I have to take a little break from the usual political discussion.  In the meantime, I’m opening up the forum for you to make your own political predictions.  Feel free to throw in the percentages. U.S. Senate – Dan Coats v. Brad  Ellsworth v. Rebecca Sink-Burris […]