Tuesday, June 27, 2017


THE TYPING MONKEY LAMENTS OVER THE FALSE CLAIM PEOPLE ARE STEALING HIS STORIES, WHILE SUMMARIZING A MISLEADING STORY IN THE HERALD WITHOUT TAKING A SECOND TO INVESTIGATE THE CLAIMS TO GET TO THE FACTS

I do have another short story on Tony Zavaleta and Mike Hernandez, but we shall see.  I drove maybe an 1/8 of a mile for coffee and my head is ready to explode.

While attacking the bloggers for copying his material as accurate real stories, something no one has ever done, he summarizes what is probably a bogus story from the Herald without lifting a finger to investigate the matter.  He is the one stealing from the bloggers all of the time and from the Herald while refusing to investigate anything to bolster his position.

HOW STREET SPOT PAVING WORKS

At a time, my city commissioner had twice filed false bogus claims with the police I was stalking her and her family - never happened.  I have never been to her home, and was only at her business under invite before the falling out.

The City of Brownsville has a number you can call if you feel like a part of your street needs immediate attention.  The street in front of my driveway had collapsed under the weight of the garbage trucks.  It was like riding a roller coaster trying to pull into my driveway. I called the number provided by the city and reported my problem.  They sent a supervisor out to see if the problem merited immediate attention.  He decided it did, and just the street in front of my home was repaired. No other part of the street was collapsing.

A few weeks later it was actually worse because the soil was unstable.  Again they came out and replaced the street, but this time before replacing the soil they put a layer of cement to stabilize the soil.  It worked.

A neighbor asked why they only did my home and not the entrance to the street which was a mess, but in front of his home.  I gave him the number to call it in and he refused.  I finally got tired of his complaining and called it in.  The city sent a supervisor to check it out, and it was repaired.

Whether it is the typing monkey or the Herald neither had any interest in getting to the facts so as to educate the people.

No one did me any favors.  I just called the number.  Facts do not disappear simply because they do not fit your agenda.

Here is the deal.  Simply using a poorly investigated story in the Herald and summarizing it for your hand full of readers does nothing to help people understand the story.  A journalist can use the story only after they verify it themselves or learn the story is bogus.

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