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He Called Them What???

 

Thursday
Sep302010

VIDEOS: WATCH & WINCE

  • Shut Up  WATCH                                              + I Don't Feel Bad  WATCH
  • Unacceptable Proposal WATCH                   +  Character Flaws  WATCH
  • Distrust & Fear  WATCH                             +  Unpopular Ordinance  WATCH
  • It’s Irrational  WATCH                             +  Rude  WATCH
  • It’s Stupid  WATCH                                          +  Demagoguery  WATCH
  • Expose Them!  WATCH                                    +  No Bad Faith  WATCH
  • I Won’t Agree With Her  WATCH                 +  Sophistry  WATCH
  • An Agrarian Society  WATCH                         + Sing-Along  WATCH

 

Thursday
Sep302010

HE DISRESPECTS CONSTITUENTS

1.  “Mr. Marcus was just in here for over an hour ….I should get hazard pay.” READ IT

2.  “I’ve got Susan O’Neal coming into my showroom at 1:30.  If you showed up around then or 2pm, you could rescue me.” READ IT

3.  “I have told you repeatedly not to contact me.  I find your actions self serving, your excuses weak and your communications offensive and harassing.” READ IT

4.  “And whatever we do, it should be sort of limited.  Let’s present some options instead of giving free reign to a committee.” READ IT

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Friday
Sep242010

THE POISON PEN: YES, HE WROTE THAT!

1.  “What they should do is just turn over the Election Commission decisions to me.  I have never been in more of a mood to be a dictator.”  READ IT

2.  “People are trying to make Historic Preservation and the City of Aspen and City Council in general the scapegoat for those assholes selling the Jerome.”  READ IT

3.  “There’s a thing as too much transparency.”  READ IT

4.  “‘Vote and get on with it?’  What an alien concept!”  READ IT

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Friday
Sep242010

A SCOFFLAW & A HYPOCRITE

1.  Encouraged the city to destroy the paper trail from the secret investigation of the 2009 Election Commission:  “Have you destroyed those materials since last night?  Need a match?  I am only half jesting.”  READ IT

2.  Regarding the control of local government over those who live in subsidized housing:  “All the more reason to mark your ballot as you are told to do.”  READ IT

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Friday
Sep242010

THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION TYRANT

1.  “I’d like to schedule a long meeting …to discuss listing of post war structures, most likely w/o owners’ consent.”  READ IT

2.  “But are there historic structures that can have additions made to them?  I want to preclude the possibility….. I don’t think we owe someone value.”  READ IT

3.  “I’ve been pretty busy composing emails offending those opposed to Ordinance 30.”  READ IT

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Friday
Sep242010

JACK'S ABYSMAL RECORD: HE'S PROUD OF IT

1.  Supported a deed-restricted “affordable” restaurant as part of the Cooper St. Pier settlement.  READ IT

2.  Cites the city’s 2008 $35 million land-banking spree (including the $18 million purchase of the BMC property) as one of the “hallmarks” from his time on city council.  READ IT

3.  Proudest accomplishment is bringing Instant Run-off Voting to Aspen.  READ IT

Friday
Sep242010

THE LAW? IT DOESN'T APPLY TO HIM

1.  “What were you saying about falsifying VIN numbers?  Confidentially of course.”  READ IT

2.  “You may respond to me through email (but only two councilpersons can be in contact via email at one time without violating the open meetings laws, which is why I’m sending this to everyone independently)……. If we don’t have four votes to pass this (Ord 30) as an emergency ordinance then we ought not to bring it up at all as it will cause the very thing we are trying to prevent….. Please let me know if you are unable to support this.”  READ IT

Wednesday
Sep222010

JASMINE TYGRE: JACK'S ANGRY ADVISOR

1.  “They are ‘up to no good’ … Allow me to identify the hidden evil.”  READ IT

2.  “I like the idea of deed-restricted commercial space …to ensure affordable rents for low-profit/service businesses.”  READ IT

3.  “It’s a good thing that I am not on Council as I would be unable to refrain from leaping over the protective partition and pounding Clauson’s greasy little head on the applicant’s table.”  READ IT

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