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Sorceress said...

Pelosi may be on her way out of office on the broomstick she rode in on, yet as long as Littlefield and his flying administration monkeys are around the wicked-Crutchfield-witch of Chattanooga is apparently here to stay.

Not surprised at all that the City Council once again covers for her royal goofiness. It would be nice if they grew a spine and stopped being the Mayor's rubber stamp of approval for his insane tax and spend policies and her delusional behaviour.

It's amazing that with all of this alleged excess storm water mandating higher taxes and fees and Scarecrow's new brain no one can manage to find a bucket of water to toss on Crutchfield and melt her away and liberate Oz. We even had a tornado here, yet for some odd reason Dorothy's house missed her too.

November 4, 2010 at 10:44 a.m.
Sorceress said...

Did McGary mention any of this on his talk show? http://timesfreepress.com/news/2010/s...

As far as Ms. Crutchfield the more I learn of her the more it appears she has few redeeming character qualities.

I guess it should not be surprising, when one discovers that almost 30 years previous she thought taking her clothes off on film was the way to quick fame and fortune, that now, when she is less than a decade away from being a senior citizen, that she has no problem bending rules and laws to achieve her personal goals.

Truly sad, and not much of a role model for women, let alone children, which makes one wonder why she is in charge of anything related to education? If that kind of past had come to light regarding any teacher or administrator who was actually in the Hamilton county school system parents would be clamoring for their dismissal.

Perhaps, that's the reason she chose to create a career in education in a department of city government that is not truly tied to the public schools and thus would not incur the wrath of the parents of students.

October 4, 2010 at 9:54 a.m.
Sorceress said...

Yes, remember who can quote scripture or invoke God with the best of them

“I believe that you are in violation of the laws of God and man,” Littlefield wrote. “Your political tactics are unacceptable.”

http://twitter.com/andraemcgary God is stillness. 8:06 AM Sep 6th via web

October 3, 2010 at 3:31 p.m.
Sorceress said...

So, he can basically attach any name he wishes to those donations, and date the disclosure form after the election period in his revised financial disclosure statement and isn't required to prove those names are actually the ones who made the donations on those dates?

Yet, the recall petition names must be proved and dated.

Even more hypocrisy from the wonderful election commission.

Makes you wonder when the last time someone was truly elected by the people or does the election commission just verify the vote for whomever Ward most recently endorsed financially?

October 3, 2010 at 3:06 p.m.
Sorceress said...

Last month McGary was posting on Twitter, about his faith, and "the honor that is held within the heart all political offices".

Ever notice it's always the politicians who invoke God and honor that turn out to be the biggest hypocrites or most corrupt?

http://twitter.com/andraemcgary God is stillness. 8:06 AM Sep 6th via web

Upon hearing the oaths taken today in Hamilton County, I am reminded of the honor that is held within the heart all political offices.
Wed Sep 1 07:31:27 2010 via UberTwitter

Oh yes, Andrae, politicians hold such great honor in their heart, just like those politicians of past the Pharisees / "doctors of the law", and Pontius Pilate, who displayed so much honor when they had Jesus nailed to the cross.

Luke 16:10 "If you are faithful in little things, you will be faithful in large ones. But if you are dishonest in little things, you won't be honest with greater responsibilities.

Perhaps, McGary was absent on the day they covered those parts of the Bible when he was receiving his B.A. from Carver Bible College in Atlanta, and Master's in Divinity from Covenant Theological Seminary.

October 3, 2010 at 2:51 p.m.
Sorceress said...

It's totally irrelevant that she claims she did not earn a profit from BE Magazine. Clearly, she set up this private company and magazine simply to enhance the illusion that her job with the city is more vital than it actually is and to bypass stated laws regarding private companies providing services to government.

http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/20... "On Saturday, Crutchfield and Turner posted a message on their site saying they had "come under scrutiny" for using a "powerful communications tool to enhance our marketing and communications for our day jobs."

http://media.timesfreepress.com/docs/2010/07/2010_2011_budget.pdf The EAC according to City documents has an average annual operating budget of over $2 million dollars, and nothing in those documents indicates the EAC budget may not be used for marketing and promotion of the EAC. So her claim that it was necessary to set up an independent company "used as a marketing tool for the department", because she has such a tiny or non-existent budget is ludicrous.

State law would have prevented a company owned by a city employee from even bidding for yet alone providing marketing services to the city.

Now she is trying to play the "I'm being bullied because I am a woman card" which is even more ludicrous http://www.wdef.com/news/arts_culture_administrator_says_controversial_llc_not_intended_to_make_money/09/2010 MISSY CRUTCHFIELD "You know, I have experienced some bullying for a lot of reasons. ..The last name..whatever reason..I'm a woman, I have a good salary..I have a good job and I'm very proud of what I do..I work very hard for this...but this part of a political administration. There's always a little whirlwind with that."

She's being criticized simply because she lacks sound and wise judgment.

Has everyone forgotten about this? http://www.wrcbtv.com/Global/story.asp?S=13248574 In 2006 the city faced a lawsuit, because of Crutchfield's work. She contracted InsideServices to create a website onstagechattanooga.com on behalf of the city without permission. The project was well over $30,000. The city never paid InsideServices because city council didn't sign off on it. So, InsideServices sued the city, and later Crutchfield, to get their money. The lawsuit is still pending.

So, she used her position to mislead a private company into thinking it was doing work approved by the city, when in fact it was merely her own pet-project.

She clearly has a pattern of unwise decisions, a lack of sound judgment and using her position in an unethical, deceitful and inappropriate manner.

October 1, 2010 at 11:28 a.m.
Sorceress said...

from: http://www.timesfreepress.com/news/20... "On Saturday, Crutchfield and Turner posted a message on their site saying they had "come under scrutiny" for using a "powerful communications tool to enhance our marketing and communications for our day jobs."

How is setting up a private for profit LLC to enhance your day job and move outside of the budget restrictions set by the City Council not doing something for you own advantage?

Clearly, she violated both parts of the City Code of Ethics above. It doesn't have to be merely financial gain. Clearly, she used Be Magazine while on the city clock to make her position in City Government appear more vital than it actually is in reality, as a way of promoting her own self worth to the city, and that is using municipal time for advantage to self.

The city investigating itself is a conflict of interest. The potential for a friend or ally to overlook things is too great with internal audits. It really should be an external third party brought in to do the audit for it to have any validity in the eyes of the citizens of Chattanooga.

Especially, after all that has transpired this past year with the recall attempt, and citizens just having had enough over tax and fee hikes- the Council really needs to step up and do all that they can to ensure the audit is truly objective and transparent to the public, and the only way to do that is with external auditors.

September 29, 2010 at 11:09 p.m.
Sorceress said...

It's amazing that the County is in full compliance with Federal requirements regarding storm-water runoff, even got a kudos from the Feds on their performance, and the typical county storm water fee for a 2400 square foot home is only around $9.00 per year (x90,000 county residents about $810,000), while city residents are paying over $100 per year.. So the County is able to remain in full compliance for around $1 million per year, but the City needs $13 million to stay in compliance? http://timesfreepress.com/news/2010/s...

Something is amiss. Either the State and Fed EPA are just flat out gouging the city of Chattanooga, or the city is raising a little extra somethingfor their rainy day fund, under the guise of storm-water fees.

Perhaps Ron Littlefield should sit down with County Mayor Claude Ramsey, (since they are such good buddies as Littlefield keeps saying) and ask for a few pointers from his good old buddy Claude on how to do the City's storm-water issues right and for under $2 Million per year.

September 29, 2010 at 4:13 p.m.
Sorceress said...

Mayor Littlefield said she showed poor judgement. Many Rico says her actions show poor judgement. And apparently most of the City Council feels the same way.

So the obvious question is why is someone with such poor judgement in charge of an entire department of city government?

Surely there is someone more competent to do her job, who has a proven track record of sound judgement.

In addition, she thinks a for profit LLC's is a hobby, which just sounds nutty.

She also seems to think she somehow got permission to launch this endeavor from other people in city government who are in no way whatsoever her supervisor. So she is either a liar passing blame, had the permission granting conversation with Beeland and Keil only in her mind, or just out of touch with what the proper chain of command is in city government.

And to top it off she compares the plight of her obscure little web site, which I would venture most of Chattanooga had never even heard of until this incident with a multimillion dollar donation from FaceBook's founder stating: http://chattarati.com/metro/government-politics/2010/9/27/questions-raised-crutchfields-be-magazine/ "As Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has come under scrutiny for the motives behind his $100 million gift to Newark, New Jersey schools, Be Magazine has come under scrutiny as we have connected this powerful communications tool to enhance our marketing and communications for our day jobs"

Just poor judgement? Or a wee bit delusional?

Even if there is absolutely no financial wrong doing on her part, the lack of sound judgement she displays seriously brings into doubt if she should be in charge of anything let alone an entire department of city government.

September 29, 2010 at 4:38 a.m.
Sorceress said...

Mayor Littlefield said she showed poor judgement. Many Rico says her actions show poor judgement. And apparently most of the City Council feels the same way.

So the obvious question is why is someone with such poor judgement in charge of an entire department of city government?

Surely there is someone more competent to do her job, who has a proven track record of sound judgement.

In addition, she thinks a for profit LLC's is a hobby, which just sounds nutty.

She also seems to think she somehow got permission to launch this endeavor from other people in city government who are in no way whatsoever her supervisor. So she is either a liar passing blame, had the permission granting conversation with Beeland and Keil only in her mind, or just out of touch with what the proper chain of command is in city government.

And to top it off she compares the plight of her obscure little web site, which I would venture most of Chattanooga had never even heard of until this incident with a multimillion dollar donation from FaceBook's founder stating: http://chattarati.com/metro/government-politics/2010/9/27/questions-raised-crutchfields-be-magazine/ "As Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has come under scrutiny for the motives behind his $100 million gift to Newark, New Jersey schools, Be Magazine has come under scrutiny as we have connected this powerful communications tool to enhance our marketing and communications for our day jobs"

Just poor judgement? Or a wee bit delusional?

Even if there is absolutely no financial wrong doing on her part, the lack of sound judgement she displays seriously brings into doubt if she should be in charge of anything let alone an entire department of city government.

September 29, 2010 at 4:35 a.m.
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