The midweek line is open. Closing out:
It has come to my attention that you are sending emails that include derogatory comments about me. I would ask who you spoke to that provided verification of the allegations you make in the email. Which if you bothered to be responsible you would have found to be false.
As a city council member it is irresponsible of you to make such claims and be ignorant of the facts. I plan on requesting a public meeting where you can explain how you came to your information.
If you are interested in the real facts call me at 230-5751.
When she responded she owed him no favors and said if he wanted a public meeting he should invite me and John Brummett, given the thorough news coverage the Biviano car bash engendered, Biviano responded:
Didn't ask for any favors. Just thought you may have a little class. I guess too much to expect.
Biviano, until now, has declined to discuss the "real facts" with many reporters, except to blame the bad publicity on his opposition to health care reform. In other words, the universal Republican excuse: President Obama made me hit that car!
* MORE JINGOISM NEEDED: Fox News. Jeez. Winning an Olympic medal is not enough, competitors must also wear a flag-themed uniform and proclaim American exceptionalism. And vote Republican, presumably. Calling John Prine.
* INSURANCE MAN INDICTED: Steven Alan Standridge, 55, of Mount Ida, formerly head of an independent insurance business, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on 12 counts of bank fraud and money laundering. A couple of customers who allegedly participated in his schemes to use loan proceeds from premium policies had waived indictment and entered pleas earlier. Here's the release.