MARK BELL: When asked how he garnered an animal ordinance violation arrest and conviction, and a fine, Bell said he didn't remember what he did. The Miami Herald reported:
Bell says he can’t remember what it involved. “This was what, in ’77?” he said. “It could have been anything from my dog getting out of the yard, or I didn’t get his rabies shot.”Boys and Girls, when you have to go to court and pay a fine YOU REMEMBER. He was 21 years old. I remember vividly the only time I even shoplifted and I wasn't caught. I remember the store even. I was 13. Bell's minimization of this event raises red flags. First offenses usually only get you warnings, not fines, on the kind of violations he referenced.
Mayoral Election Miami Beach:
Phillip Levine's chilling instructions to the press and ban of bloggers from his press conference, plus his lawsuits, marks him as a bully in my opinion. I HATE bullies. I am glad we found out before it was too late. SLAPP suits are a tool of the rich. Too bad Levine follows suit. I would rather have more of the same with Gongora than be surprised with public figures doing lawsuits and intimidating the public and the press. I got enough of a surprise with Gimenez's behavior, don't need more.
City of Miami:
Jacqui Colyer was endorsed by the Miami Herald for District 5 in the city of Miami.
Jackson Memorial Bond:
You know how I feel about the stupid Bond for Jackson: One big No. If you look at what is happening with the Tennis Center now, you will understand why. Stop with bonds. We already give Jackson 1/2 a penny sales tax and a 1/2 penny from our property taxes - that is $350 million dollars a year. Why give them almost a billion more in one big shot? I never vote for bonds we get screwed in the end.
Here are some photos from early voting on the campaign trail.
|Kennedy Park/Library Hialeah|
|Hialeah uses trucks with blasting sound systems. Looks like a slate.|
|Parking Lot of Kennedy Library|
|Miami Beach, Michael Gongora's Mom|
|Matti Bower supporters in Miami Beach|