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Thursday, January 3, 2013

Hales cans another Adams flunky

Bully for him. Get some of the unqualified hangers-on off the city payroll. There are plenty more where that came from.

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This may be a benefit of Portlanders electing a mayor from out of town: he can reorganize city hall with a much freer hand.

hahah.. I feel like I want a prize.. she was my guess when I read the bojack headline on Facebook.

Your blog is an amalgamation that is at its core, independent. You, without direct affiliation, garner a read from the full spectrum Portland offers: right, left, tight, might, car and bike.

We all will see if this act is pandering, of if Mr. Hales is something no one predicted.

He'll have his own flunkies, but maybe some of them will be wise, adult, and not arrogant.

Ruiz had nice 4 yrs doing???????

Maybe she can apply to be an extra on Portlandia.
Of course that might require her to get out of bed at some time during a 24 hour period and do something besides tweet.

So far, I'm really liking Charlie. If he keeps the mayoral staff to half of what Adams had and chips away at a lot of the CoP deadwood - permanently - then we may have a worthwhile mayor on our hands for a change.

I won't hold my breath.

A few more and you'll going to have to call him "Dirty Char-lie."

The City's loss. Amy is fantastic.
Albert Kaufman 01.03.2013 at 08:27

Oh yeah, I'm sure someone, somewhere will feel the loss somehow. Or not, because there is no loss.

Is there hope!

Now, maybe, we'll hear the full story of Sammmy.

Thanks
JK

Darn. And here I was, arguing that it was possible for Mercury staffers to get work elsewhere. Please note that I didn't say "gainful employment".

Jim, I doubt it. In fact, I suspect that if we ever learn the real story, it'll be leaked by Sam himself. I give him three months before he discovers that the only reason anybody ever gave him the time of day was because they thought they could get something off him, and he has a spectacular blowout in a desperate bid for attention.

I still think he wanted that Sustainable Institute building so that he could be the director of it. That way he could be in our faces on an ongoing basis and continue the "attention."

Matt Davis' comment on the WW article is interesting. Good for him. I gave up on the Mercury after that episode.

As the saying goes; “another one bites the dust.” Now Charlie needs to look at some of the various City committees and commissions – such as the planning commission - ridding them of the Sammyboy cronies, suck ups and yes people. Diversity from all sides and opinions need to be represented.

TR, that may be a challenge. Of course, any good exterminator will tell you that you can bomb and spray and nuke, and you'll never get rid of all of the roaches. You just want to get rid of the ones who dance on the kitchen countertop and give you the finger from atop the toilet seat.


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