County and city politics
46 days ago.
There is an appearance of collusion between the county gov't and big energy.
Posts: 2 - Over the last few summers big energy has been covering the county with salespeople looking to lease land for gas wells. We've all known or heard of someone agreeing to lease there land for thi.
177 days ago.
Inevitable, abolish printed newspapers
Posts: 2 - Since the Times editorial staff supports government mandates to end incandescent light bulbs as an out-dated technology they should also support a mandate to end printed newspaper.
278 days ago.
DEMAND A RECALL ON THE $242,000, TAX PAYER'S MONEY, AND MORE FROM THE MAYOR OF MARIETTA, OHIO(2)
Posts: 2 - Yeah, the City Government maybe planning to turn Marietta into a pasture area for cows, deers, possums, etc., to roam freely among what is left of the remaining human inhabitant.
Posts: 1 - This is from a letter to the editor (not mine) from the Times 11.2.2011: "Many years ago the voters passed a resolution (by an overwhelming margin, as I recall) to restore the armory.
Should the City of Marietta cave in to extortionism from Columbus and ship local tax $$$$ to Ka$ich's cronies who will then decide how it should be spent?
Posts: 1 - Yes, the current Marietta City Council said "no way" to this latest highway robbery scheme, but - like the recent Ohio voter rejection of SB-5 - will "King John" Ka$ich and his...
In view of the recent storm, property damage, loss of some lives, power outages, water shortages, gasoline shortages, will the "what's-in-it-for-me" folks notice that there is a REAL world outside their partisan fantasies?
Posts: 1 - And that REAL world has REAL people in it! Disasters, natural or man-made, make some (but sadly not all) realize that junk like "will Mitt Romney become President?", the dictates of the...
Face Book Page
Posts: 1 - Go to Face Book Page and to my name, WEI SHENG, and you will see the Ablum regarding the Mayor's land acquisition using public funds from the State of Ohio. Ref. Marietta, Ohio.
When a U.S. President, a member of Congress, or any state official is accused of wrongdoing, they are put into the national media spotlight by CNN, FOX or MSNBC. But when local officials betray the trust of constituents, who investigates them?
Posts: 1 - As the debate continues to rage about "returning government to the local level", at least one important fact is being overlooked (perhaps on purpose) by opponents of "big...
Rest In Peace, Art.
Posts: 1 - Today's Marietta Times brought the sad news of the passing of former Marietta City Councilman Art Fordham.
DEMAND A RECALL ON THE $242,000, TAX PAYER'S MONEY, AND MORE FROM THE MAYOR OF MARIETTA, OHIO
Posts: 1 - Please tell everyone in the Mid-Oho Valley to demand a recall of the $242,000 of our tax payers money back from the Mayor of Marietta.
DEMAND A RECALL ON THE $242,000, TAX PAYER'S MONEY, AND MORE FROM THE MAYOR OF MARIETTA, OHIO(3)
Posts: 1 - By the way, NOT ONE OFFICIAL, EITHER FROM THE DISTRICT(CONGRESSMAN) OR THE CITY/GOVERNMENT OF MARIETTA, OHIO, EVER VISITED OUR OFFICE HERE ON 100 FRONT STREET TO SEE OUR OPERATION OR TO PARTAKE IN...
Posts: 1 - Power/politics/money--corrupts
A DOG PARK??
Posts: 2 - Is that what we need now?
369 days ago.
Do County Commissioner candidates Feathers and White agree with Mitt Romney's views that 47% of Americans are freeloaders who pay no taxes and think of themselves as "victims"?
Posts: 2 - A clue is found in a letter-to-the-editor from Ron Feathers in the August 25th edition of The TIMES, where this candidate states that "America is not a democracy" ...