Posts Tagged “bullying”

Opinion: Orland Mayor accuses me of writing fiction over public meeting

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Opinion: Orland Mayor accuses me of writing fiction over public meeting Orland Park’s controversial Mayor Keith Pekau is upset that I publicized his angry personal attacks against Trustee Dan Calandriello from a public meeting he held on April 6 and accused me of writing fiction. But the truth is on the audio tape that the…

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Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem

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Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem

Opinion: Mayor Keith Pekau’s “Watergate” problem Did the Pekau administration on Thursday edit the audio files of Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau bullying Trustee Dan Calandriello in order to prevent taxpayers from hearing his vicious and personal attacks against another elected official? Pekau was angry because I published an opinion column that quoted his remarks…

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Pekau clamps down on democracy, plays victim card again

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Pekau clamps down on democracy, plays victim card again Orland Park Mayor Keith Pekau is accusing others of personal and vicious attacks, but the truth is Pekau doesn’t shy away from name-calling,  attacking others personally when it benefits his political agenda. His latest effort to stifle Democracy in the village by eliminating critical voices is a…

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Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil

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Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil

Protests against “racism” must be effective and civil Protestors have been disrupting meetings of the Palos Township board for nearly 18 months as a part of a political strategy devised by Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to undermine her anti-tax critics led by County Commissioner Sean Morrison. They are targeting Sharon Brannigan out of…

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Media spins politics in state government issues

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Media spins politics in state government issues

Media spins politics in state government issues The Daily Herald has been doing a lot of stories critical of the Illinois Tollway Authority. Some think it has less to do with good journalism and more to do with the friendship between the newspaper’s reporter and a controversial member of the Tollway Authority board who has…

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Tollway Chairman slams board members’ bullying

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Tollway Chairman slams board members’ bullying

Tollway Chairman slams board members’ bullying The Chairman of the Illinois Tollway Authority released copies of a letter and memos critical of Tollway board member Joseph “Joe” Gomez who has been accused of bullying and using inappropriate language in addressing Tollway employees. Gomez denies the claims but the letters offer specific details about incidents and…

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