Not Quite Over Yet

I’m 100% sure if privatization at Southbridge Towers had lost by 10 votes, privatizers would already have hired a lawyer and called for a recount. I’m also sure they would not need to beg for money. There were problems with duplicate proxies and co-operators receiving other people’s proxies in their mail. The DHCR, the state agency that…

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”…

You Want Guarantees?

If you have been paying attention you must have noticed that flyers at Southbridge Towers  are running about 10 to 1 pro-privatization. This does not mean that there is an overwhelming demand for privatization at SBT. What is happening here is the same as what is going on in politics nationwide, where money now equals free speech and the…