Buckwheat still dead

Matt Westerhold
Nov 24, 2012

Excerpt from the Between the Lines column in the Sunday Register: As the city of Sandusky's labor contracts get set to expire at the end of the year, not one city commissioner has called for concessions or fiscal restraint in contract negotiations. It's not clear whether the city has even set up a negotiating team or reviewed potential concessions or manpower changes.

It's also not clear whether the ICMA report on police operations, or, more importantly, the draft version of the ICMA report, will be considered if contract negotiations ever do happen. That document, especially the draft version, is a road map to reform and fiscal restraint, but the majority coalition is determined to ignore it.

And, as the city's most expensive employee in history finishes up her first year as city manager, city commission has not arranged any performance review to determine whether Nicole Ard is meeting the job's expectations. It's not likely commission could even do such a thing in a competent way, anyway.

But the labor contracts are the single-most costly expenditure for city taxpayers. The majority coalition appears content to skip out on any critical review of pay raises or manpower levels. Working people deserve pay raises, and the city should have a critical eye on manpower levels if that's going to be accomplished in a responsible manner.

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Comments

Centauri

Buckwheat from the Little Rascals became a Muslim.Now they call him Kareem of Wheat!

wiredmama222

lol...this one is funny. So sorry but it is

starryeyes83

What aboout Spanky, Alfalfa, Porky and Farina ( Stymie's older brother)...wait, what was it about the grain names anyway?

Froggy was still one of my favs ;]

Centauri

Froggy died at age 16.

"Your submission has triggered the spam filter and will not be accepted."

After 6 attempts.

wiredmama222

all this means is someone else was trying to post when you were...Mr. Rapid fire comment poster. I will have you know you had me laughing so hard I spit coffee all over my desk. LOL Thanks a lot Kareem of Wheat. LOLOLOL> That spam filter is what that means. SLOW DOWN.

wiredmama222

stareieeyes....wasn't there a wheatie in there somewhere?

starryeyes83

I think so, wiredmama, but not sure..They had alot of kids over the years.

Maybe it was Wheezer?

Centauri

Wheezer died at age 20.

Robert E. "Bobby" Hutchins (March 29, 1925 - May 17, 1945)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob...

starryeyes83

Yep, many of them died At a very early age.

wiredmama222

That was it....lol....I am so dumb.

Centauri

Who started the Detroit riots?

Buckwheat did!

http://www.67riots.rutgers.edu/d...

Super Judge

Oh-tay!

wiredmama222

lololololol

OMG.LOL.WT_

How 'bout Lum and Abner? Dead too?

wiredmama222

and Amos and Andy

Contango

Good thing that Mr. Westerhold didn't bring up Stepin Fetchit huh? It mighta brought out a lot of racial hatred.

BTW: Franco is still dead.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b...

mikeylikesit

love the link!

goofus

What ? Buckwheat dead? Next I suppose you will tell me the Browns beat the Steelers and Ohio State beat the team up north all on the same weekend!!!!

wiredmama222

That is all true, sorry to kill it for you. And Buckwheat is dead, but so is Kareem of Wheat......roflmao, lolololololol....that one just killed me roflmao......lolololollolololol

wiredmama222

just saw the link....lololololol

reporter54

the title was not killing Buckwheat, it was Buckwheat Dead, America Mourns. I hope you are never a witness where your observational (or reading) skills will be needed.

wiredmama222

Don't kill it for us, some of them are on a roll and its funny. Bringing reality into this is a buzz kill. Let them go. I was having fun until you pointed that out. Buzz killer. Thanks a lot. LOL

asweetnessabove

I love little rascals. B uckwheat "I'll give you my pickle fo a nickel!"

wiredmama222

roflmao

starryeyes83

Seriously, Buckwheat pancakes and Buckwheat honey are kinda good!! Although, I do like orange blossom honey the best :)

Centauri

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bil...

William "Billie" Thomas, Jr. (March 12, 1931 – October 10, 1980)

mrjsiah

Wow white people trying to explain why its okay to use a word that theyb use to put down blacks so can i get on here and call every women on hear a b**** . Is this a surprise the register use va racial slur no this is the same paper that let somebody say they wanted to fence all blacks and shoot them i wonder if i would say that what would happen. Everyone trying to justify his are the same ones who tryed to come down on me for saying what i had on my mind about one of the most racist cops ever to walk sandusky streets surprise surprise. I cant help but wonder if the reason people get away with all this racist bs is because Westerhold and some others at the register share the same feelings as them after all they are not black why should it off
end them

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