Walter McKenzie Vice Mayor of White Springs will tell you he is always right!

WALTER MCKENZIE & MIKE WILLIAMS – LONG TIME FRIENDS!

 

White Springs Vice Mayor Walter McKenzie and Potash Corp Public Affairs Manager Mike Williams enjoy a beverage together.

Photo by Joyce Marie Taylor, Suwannee Democrat – The actual White Springs blog where Walter McKenzie is considered a writer.

FRIENDS FOREVER.  WALTER MCKENZIE HAS BEEN THE LONGEST STANDING COUNCILMAN IN WHITE SPRINGS BUT WHY CAN’T HE REMEMBER WHAT THE COUNCIL DECIDED IN ALL THESE YEARS.  AN EXAMPLE WAS WHEN HE ASKED THE OTHER COUNCIL MEMBERS WHY AN INCREASE IN THE WATER RATES HAD NOT BEEN DONE.  WALTER SHOULD HAVE ASKED HIMSELF WHY HE HAS NOT SERVED THE CITIZENS AND GIVEN SMALL INCREMENTS IN RATES.  WHAT THE COUNCIL HAS DONE THESE DAYS TO THE CITIZENS IS UNHEARD OF AND THAT IS BECAUSE, LIKE NORTH FLORIDA BROADBAND WHICH IS ON DEATH ROW, OUR TOWN OFFICIALS DO NOT KNOW HOW TO BUDGET OR HANDLE MONEY.  AND NOW THEY ARE AGAIN TAKING $124,624 SEWER AND WATER REVENUE INTO THE GENERAL FUND.  WOW!

What has Walter McKenzie done for the Town?  If you inquired he would go on for hours as to how good he is but really, attending meetings and speaking a lot does not help the town if you are not willing to work with all its citizens.  Sadly it is my opinion that McKenzie doesn’t even realize that he does not know what he is doing.  He does attend meetings and is quick to protect his friends but uses malice towards those that are fighting for their rights and have competing ideas.  He always is right; just ask him.

 

NFBA BOARD MEMBERS – NFBA ON DEATH ROW

The NFBA is governed by a board whose members are nominated by the governments in their respective cities and counties.

  • Cedar Key

Patrick O’Neal   (Walter McKenzie’s pick to be Town Manager; like Townsend; like Subic and the list goes on.)

(NFBA Vice Chair, Commissioner)

  • Crescent City

Patrick Kennedy

(City Manager)

  • Cross City

Rick Gooding

(Mayor)

  • Gilchrist County

Tommy Langford

(NFBA Chair, County Commissioner)

  • Hamilton County

Danny Johnson

(County Controller)

  • Jefferson County

Kirk Reams

(Clerk of Court)

  • Lafayette County

Ernest Jones

(County Commissioner)

  • Lake City

Wendell Johnson

(City Manager)

  • Levy County

John Meeks

(Commissioner )

  • Live Oak

Ed Rewis

(City Administrator)

  • Madison County

Allen Cherry

(County Coordinator)

  • Monticello

Tom Vogelgesang

(City Council Member)

  • Putnam County

John Rundgren

(Information Technology Director)

  • Union County

Tim Allen

(Office of Emergency Management)

  • Wakulla County

Ralph Thomas

(County Commissioner)

  • White Springs

Walter McKenzie

(Vice Mayor)

  • Worthington Springs

Shane Massey

(Mayor)

 

Voting Machines and Tampering

The Town received a reprieve in Joe’s case (FDLE) but just think about it.  We don’t have a voting machine but we have a box with a lock, which one or more officials may have a key.  How easy would it be to tamper.  There is no voting machine which tallies the votes, only the counters who may be friends of the officials.  Some of you have said you never voted for two of the three running and voted for Joe.  When we looked at the vote copies we requested from the Town, we found where the vice mayor and mayor were on the ballot with Joe.  With the malice they have for Joe and I, which everyone knows, no one in their right mind would have voted in that manner.

You told us how easy it would be to change votes or cast new ballots.  It sort of makes one think, “Why vote”.   It made Joe and I concerned enough that we sent in absentee ballots in for the upcoming election.  I will take my chances outside of White Springs to make certain my vote counts.

Here’s an interesting story about a voting machine that would not allow a Republican candidate vote for himself.  Interesting.  It happens all over but this is an act against one’s civil rights.

 

A Republican candidate in Chicago, Jim Moynihan, tried to vote for himself in early elections and was surprised to find that the voting machine registered a vote for his opponent, a Democrat:

While using a touch screen voting machine in Schaumburg, Moynihan voted for several races on the ballot, only to find that whenever he voted for a Republican candidate, the machine registered the vote for a Democrat in the same race. He notified the election judge at his polling place and demonstrated that it continued to cast a vote for the opposing candidate’s party. Moynihan was eventually allowed to vote for Republican candidates, including his own race.

This is probably an isolated error, right? There’s just no way that this was an intentional rigging of the election. Right. As the midterm elections heat up, with Republicans slated to win a vast majority of seats in Congress, it seems that Democrats are doing whatever it takes to win. Honestly, this is just par for the course. Voting machine tampering has become more of an issue over the years, and there is good reason to believe voting machines aren’t accurately tallying votes.

Of course, this issue has been widely reported on when it comes to Democrat votes being switched to Republican. The documentary Hacking Democracy showed how easily Diebold voting machines could be hacked. Of course, the film-makers pointed to a vast right-wing conspiracy to change votes and steal elections. But it has been less widely publicized when a voting machine turns left. When a voting machine votes Democrat, it’s a computer glitch or a hardware error. If it turns Republican, it’s the center of some Republican conspiracy.

How about this, though? It’s likely that machines go both ways. It’s very likely that both parties has people within them that are willing to do whatever it takes, even cheating the system, to get their own people elected. And if it is the case that a voting machine could easily be tampered with, perhaps we should just return to paper ballots and a bipartisan counting committee which has to agree on numbers before they are released. Otherwise, we’ll never really know.
Read more at http://lastresistance.com/8016/voting-machine-chicago-hardwired-vote-democrat/#X1rqgzUZJVjJF6HV.99

The Difference Between http and https

 

 

The Difference Between http and https

 

I didn’t know this is interesting   A friend sent this over to me and if you are not a computer geek, this should be of interest to protect your computer usage.

 

 

MANY PEOPLE ARE UNAWARE that the main difference between http:/// and https:// is It’s all about keeping you secure** HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transport Protocol,

The S (big surprise) stands for “Secure”. If you visit a web site or web page, and look at the address in the web browser, it will likely begin with the following: http://. This means that the website is talking to your browser using the regular ‘unsecured’ language. In other words, it is possible for someone to “eavesdrop” on your computer’s conversation with the website. If you fill out a form on the website, someone might see the information you send to that site.

This is why you never ever enter your credit card number in an http website!

But if the web address begins with https://, that basically means your computer is talking to the website in a secure code that no one can eavesdrop on.

You understand why this is so important, right?

If a website ever asks you to enter your credit card
information, you should automatically look to see if the web address begins with https://.

If it doesn’t, there’s no way you’re going to enter sensitive information like a credit card number.

PASS IT ON (You may save someone a lot of grief).

 

 

 

How to Maintain a Healthy Level of Insanity

Retirement is not easy, especially when one has worked all their life…sometimes more than a sixty hour week and weekends.  However, living in White Springs has given me a new perspective.  I have lived in various places in the US plus travel and never have I met such a group as here (relating to our officials).  If one is not liked, the Town will do anything to make one’s life miserable.  Time is coming for change and the Karmic wheel is turning.  It is time to take back our Town or allow the Town to go belly up on its own.  Citizens, it is up to you!

This is a bit of humor for you, but I wouldn’t try it in White Springs.

How To Maintain A Healthy Level Of Insanity in Retirement.1. At Lunch Time, Sit In Your Parked Car With Sunglasses on and Point a Hair Dryer At Passing Cars…watch ‘em Slow Down!2. On all your check stubs, write ‘For Marijuana’!3. Skip down the street Rather Than Walk and see how many looks you get.

4. Order a Diet Water whenever you go out to eat, with a serious face.

5. Sing Along At The Opera.

6. When The Money Comes Out of The ATM, Scream ‘I Won! I Won!’

7. When Leaving the Zoo, start running towards the Car Park, Yelling ‘Run For Your Lives!’

8. Tell Your Children over dinner: ‘Due to the economy,we are going to have to let one of you go.’

9.. PICK UP A BOX OF CONDOMS AT THE PHARMACY, GO TO THE COUNTER AND ASK WHERE THE FITTING ROOM IS.

And The Final Way To Keep A Healthy Level Of Insanity: my favorite–

10. Go to a large Department Store?’s fitting room, drop your drawers to your ankles and yell out: ?’THERE’S NO PAPER IN HERE?!’

 

 

white House Fence Job

Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the White House.

One is from Chicago, another is from Kentucky, and the third is from New Orleans.

All three go with a White House official to examine the fence.

The New Orleans contractor takes out a tape measure and does some measuring, then works some figures
with a pencil.

“Well,” he says, “I figure the job will run about $9,000.  That’s $4,000 for materials, $4,000 for my crew and $1,000 profit for me.”

The Kentucky contractor also does some measuring and figuring, then says, “I can do this job for
$7,000.That’s $3,000 for materials, $3,000 for my crew and $1,000 profit for me.”

The Chicago contractor doesn’t measure or figure, but leans over to the White House official and whispers, “$27,000.”

The official, incredulous, says, “You didn’t even measure like the other guys.  How did you come up with such a high figure?

“The Chicago contractor whispers back, “$10,000 for me, $10,000 for you, and we hire the guy from Kentucky to fix the fence.”

“Done!” replies the government official.

And that, my friends, is how the Government Stimulus plan worked.

Remember… Four boxes keep us free: the soap box, the ballot box, the jury box, and the cartridge box.