By: Howard Melamed There are many people that want to be Monday morning quarterbacks as to why I lost the election for Coral Springs city commissioner seat 4 last Tuesday by only 100 or votes. To cheer me up, several of them weighed in and told me that almost half the people voted for me, […]
By: Howard Melamed At 8:50 am on September 11, 2001, I was at home. Being late as usual in getting out of the house, I was listening to the Howard Stern show on the radio when he announced that the a plane had crashed into the World Trade Center in New York. I immediately turned […]
City Commissioners raise your taxes and tell you it’s not really a tax increase as well as circumvent the normal bond issue process for the $28 million “Taj Mahal” known as the New City Hall.
It is time we accepted the fact that the only reason that Red Light cameras were installed at our intersections was not to make them safer but to provide a revenue stream to the cities in which they are installed.
Our City Commissioners that are running for reelection have been taking campaign contributions from companies that require them to vote in favor of their contracts. Our city code of ethics allow them to do so, at will, but nonetheless this practice stinks.
This week the Federal Communications Commission will consider a proposal to ease restrictions on cellular phone use during flights. This comes after The Federal Aviation Administration lifted its ban of electronic devices such as iPads and Kindles below 10,000 feet, saying they don’t interfere with cockpit instruments.
The Coral Springs nonpartisan election for is nothing more than a farce that uses nonpartisanship to hide the true identities of those in our city that form a single gang in order to maintain their hold on the city.