Author: David Esrati

Dayton Daily News breaks their log-on system

Readers of the “e-paper” edition on iPad this morning were greeted with a message that they were logged in somewhere else and denied access to the paper. “your login was not successful for this publication but you are logged in another publication in the app” Calling tech support this morning, they’d hoped to have it Read More

Dayton Police Department issues statement about officers social media post

From Facebook, City of Dayton official page: A Statement from the Dayton Police Department The Dayton Police Department was made aware today of a social media post by one of our officers regarding the victim of a kidnapping case we are currently investigating. On July 7, 2019, the Dayton Police Department responded to a suspicious Read More

Matt Joseph and Chris Shaw playing race cards

I got a mailing from the incumbent team the on Friday, my fellow challenger, Shenise Turner-Sloss got the same thing Wednesday- or is it? Here’s the one mailed to me in South Park: Here’s the one that was mailed to Shenise Turner-Sloss in Southern Dayton View: Besides the photos changing- apparently black people don’t want Read More

It’s long past time to fire Dayton City Manager Shelly Dickstein, or arrest her?

When the ship is sinking, people do desperate stupid things. Of course, if you’re the captain of the ship, and you know you were at fault, sometimes it’s just about self-preservation. Lucky for Dayton City Manager Shelly Dickstein (and her partner in crime, Mayor Nan Whaley) the FBI and the DOJ seem to have either Read More

Texas gets public comments right

I love my readers, especially Jay Madewell, who slipped this link to me. It seems, someone in Texas realized that silencing the public at meetings when you are supposedly doing their business- is WRONG. Dayton used to allow people to speak before votes on city manager recommendations, and again at public comments, and again if Read More

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