SONYA THE LAZY VOTER
.from : Constance Dogood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Is Sonya anything more than a laughable characterchure of Mayor Green ??
I mean come on, her father has a job at the City complete with health insurance benefits because of the Mayor’s intervention, and the Manager’s acquiescence. She has no practical accounting experience beyond what she obtained working for her father, her husband and herself. She was appointed to the Audit & Budget committee by the Mayor to serve as a foil to Ted bringing yet more embarrassing financial incompetence before that board.
She constantly lectures about how ethical she is and then displays the ethics of an alley cat in taking the maximum contribution from her Riverwalk Buddy who she would have to negotiate with on the taxpayer’s behalf – wink wink. She is running for Council solely at the behest of the Mayor and Manager in hopes of collecting a ‘ hail Mary pass ’ and defeating Bob Ford.
And Then We Have The Granddaddy Of It All That Shows Her Real Interest In The Election Process.
SHE HAS ONLY VOTED 4 TIMES IN HER LIFE
11 thoughts on “SONYA THE LAZY VOTER”
She comes across as a demanding bully. But, she’s not the only won with questionable campaign contributions. Have a look at the contributions of Stiltner…can it be any more obvious that he is funded by fire and police unions? We already have too much representation by former employees, Bastian is enough for all of us. Bought an paid for by the firefighters so much so that he feels the need to “represent” himself as a union supporter at an arbitration rather than signing in on the City side. Oh, but then he says he attended for a learning experience. Really?
With Stiltner, Ford and Bastian on the council I think you would finally see some things get done. In a positive way. Bastian and Ford are the only council members that stand up for the people. Burnett does a lot of talking but doesn’t say anything. He’s always on the fence. Kennedy just sits there and summarizes things but contributes nothing. The mayor just sucks.
I agree Dr. Wu, and I declare that I am not your number 1 son.
Very interesting that Stiltner’s campaign literature does not mention that he is a retired, at 42, former Port Orange police officer. Is he trying to hide that fact? Just like Bastain, his council seat, if elected, will be bought and paid for by the police and fire unions. Both Bastain and Stiltner, both retired in their 40’s, will cost the tax payers of Port Orange over 3 million dollars in retirement benefits if they live to 78. That is for only 2 people. Not too shabby if you can get it. I am sure they would both like to “help” their buddies. Hold on to your wallets tax payers. Tough to decide who to vote for in that District 4 seat. Any suggestions voters?
right on annonymous 2.
we do have to watch our city council people who have special interest groups supporting them. I can not agree with you more.
Now, I ask you to agree with me that Mayor green too has special interest groups who support him and have voted him to be the eternal mayor of port orange. Did you see them show up at a recent city council meeting to urge the city council to give a developer 10 million dollars?
I like the way you think annon2. Go with it, and think more.
Riverwalk should stand on its own, just like his project in Ormond Beach. Looking forward to the vote on July 22. Can’t say if those who spoke at the last CRA were supporting the mayor or the project to get something moving. I guess all politicians have special interest groups who expect something. For Riverwalk developers, put up or shut up.
I sent some questions to Sonya for her to answer so that I could publish on my web site. The questions dealt with the allegations Constance brought up. It was sent by e mail to Sonya but she has not answered me.
I have watched Sonya on POG-TV and it always sounds like she is lecturing a bunch of school kids. Maybe someone should give her a lecture on ethics in campaign contributions. Seems she has taken $1,000 from developer Buddy LaCour and $200 from the MAYOR!! That makes me think I already know how she would be voting if elected and we don’t need another Mayor Green CLONE who’s been bought by Buddy.
Couldn’t figure how to get both images to come up at once–all on the City’s website if anyone wants to check it out.
Thank you Lee G Such funding sources unfortunately are legal, but at least we can check who our candidates are beholden to and judge their actions on city council issues remembering who they are beholden too. with such information as you provided us we can at least put some heat on elected officials to do the right thing for citizens and not a developer because the developer might want a return on his campaign contribution. This issues of legalized bribery seems to be not complicated to me. Watch someone pop up to remind me that it is a form of free speech. Try if you like, but reality trumps beholden loyalties.
To Constance: I enjoy reading these rants mostly because the way some of you go off topic is quite comical to say the least. First and foremost let me correct you that Frank Flagg does NOT receive health insurance through the city. That may seem like a minor thing to start with, but if your going to put people on blast be sure you have your facts straight before doing so. Secondly My father is an active contractor which can be verified through the department of professional regulations (a previous writer stated he was a former local contractor). Again, minor as it may be, what is being said is bold lies and needs to be corrected. Thirdly, what business is it of yours or anyone else’s that he grew up with the mayor? Is it a crime to have a life long friend that holds a city position? Fourth, Sonya’s (my sister) desire to run for any public office of any kind is her own doing, are you really going to give my father that much credit that his working for the city somehow automatically makes her the next “shoe in” for any public office? My father is a wonderful man but come on folks he isn’t the president! As you speak your half truths and are misguided by what you think is accurate please check your facts first. Let this race be clean without involving my family, the true question is simple. Would Sonya Laney be the next best choice for our city? Who my father is friends with, what he does for a living, and who he grew up with has no merit for what is good for our city. Stick to the issues.