Tag Archives: nepotism

Scrantaxton: The City Bewitched by the Illusion of Good Government

Scrantaxton, formerly known as Scranton, was once a free, capitalist dream that has now become a bureaucratic cesspool, a tax-and-spend nightmare created for taxpayers who have been dragged over hot coals for more than two decades’ worth of political pillaging of the city and its residents. It’s been a city crying for leadership for 23 years, but simply gets sniveling children who blame other administrations, while repeating the same mistakes.

Read more

Is the Independent Gazette unwelcome at Wilkes-Barre City Hall?

Shortly after Jasikoff’s rounds were completed, he received a phone call from City Clerk James Ryan, who informed Jasikoff that he wanted all deliveries at City Hall stopped at once, and hung up. . . . Liza Prokop, spokesperson for the city, told the Independent Gazette that there are no ordinances or policies preventing delivery of its publication to any or all city offices. She added that Gazette employees or volunteers are always welcome to leave as many copies as they see fit at the mayor’s office, and that those copies will be made available to anyone who wants them.

Read more