Idle Time: Random Thoughts from Jay Scott Pt. 1

♦ Welcome To The Mind of a Mad Man…♦

“People who say they don’t care what people think are usually desperate to have people think they don’t care what people think”

— George Carlin

DETROIT — Greetings everyone. For just over a month I have been littering this site with bloggage that was ranging through different topics. However, every blog has stuck to one subject. In the last few days, my mind has been kinda scrambled and I have a lot of crap to get out there, but none of it (save for one, that you will read later) could conceivably carry an entire blog. So it’s time for my first of likey “Random Thoughts” blogs. This time around, it’ll be a list of stuff that has been grinding my proverbial gears, except for this first one.

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Do Not Pass Go: Monica Conyers Exits Stage Left…

♣ The End of An Error… ♣

“It is said that power corrupts, but actually it’s more true that power attracts the corruptible. The sane are usually attracted by other things than power.”

—David Brin

DETROIT — Her office officially sits empty and she waits at home for her inevitable sentencing to jail on three counts of accepting bribes, a federal offense. There have been few public figures in the 300+ year history of the city of Detroit who have done so much to ruin it’s image in such a short amount of time as Monica Ann Conyers. Lest we forget that this woman hadn’t finished her FIRST term in the land of misfit toys known as the Detroit City Council. I have blogged numerous times on the exploits of negro-tude that have gone on in just the last two years alone in Detroit City Government. With few exceptions (JoAnn Watson thinking that it’s cool to pay $58 in property taxes, anything that comes out of Martha Reeves’ cake hole…), a majority of this foolishness was associated with one of two principles: Monica Conyers and former Mayor and fellow convicted felon Kwame Kilpatrick.

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