Beginning of the End

A gloomy day in more ways than what I perceive outside my window. Now I know how Charlton Heston felt at the end of Planet of the Apes when he finds the Stature of Liberty half buried in the ground and screams “You blew it up! Ah, damn you!” I truly believe that many of…

1st Day Poll Report

First reports from the polls tells us that it was a circus down there. The Privatizers had placards and t-shirts and buttons all reading “Vote Yes” and they could be found parading around the courtyard and the lobbies and outside the Southbridge Towers buildings. Privatizers were also seen inside the blue no-campaigning zone and Paul…

Last Minute Flyers

I have a big backlog of flyers on my desk mostly from privatizers (including a loony one I refer to as the Futurama Bottle Head Flyer), but I wanted to get these two posted online. No bottle heads here.  

Confidence Trick

There is no other way to describe the spate of last minute flyers coming our way. The one below tells us how simple this all is: “Either you want money or you don’t”. This reads as the not so smooth come-on of a con artist attempting to manipulate people with doubletalk. Privatization is not by any stretch…

Lies, Big Lies, and Damn Lies

The flyers below are patently not true. There is no rent-stabilization available for people who opt-out of privatization at Southbridge Towers. If you are a  fixed-income senior living at SBT your best option is to vote NO against privatization and continue to live in peace in your affordable Mitchell-Lama apartment. Telling people they must first vote yes to…

Counting Your Chickens Before …

  Yes, Live the Dream, and gloat about it, too – very neighborly of you. Oh, and btw, thanks for all the  partisanship, self-serving confusion and public strife you have engendered at Southbridge Towers while “Living the Dream…”. It’s also nice to know that some people, as much as they hate anything to do with “socialist”…