Monday, February 9, 2009

The Don Williamson Hall of Fame

With the resignation of Mayor Don Williamson, let's take a look back at some of his major accomplishments over the past few years:

• The Don rewards success at Kearsley Park by canning Kay Kelly
and saying goodbye to a Ruth Mott Foundation grant.

• The Don gets city workers to mow his lawn.

• The Don uses city money to create a drag strip, despite the obvious liability issues that could cost Flint a bundle.

• The Don fires a cop who dares talk to the media. Then changes his mind.

• The Don gives the state and federal government economic advice.

• The Don arrests a paper boy for delivering bad news. Lawsuit follows.

Of course, this is just a partial list. For more good deeds by The Don, check out the Williamson Watch.


6 comments:

  1. long-time lurker, first time poster... LMAO at this post

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  2. Horrible mayor and even a worse person. Yet, Flint voted this clown in twice. It is hard to feel sorry for Flint when the public is so stupid.

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  3. I can't tell you the sense of relief everybody I know is feeling tonight. When the news broke at my office at about 2 p.m. it went up and down the hallway like a wave -- "Phew!" "Finally!" etc. And even my students were buzzing about it -- this is a year where people have really gotten involved. It's gonna take awhile to sort things out, but this is a hopeful night for old Flint town.

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  4. if matt damon had a dorian gray portrait, it'd look like the donster.and once again I ask, are Diebold machines used in Flint's elections?

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  5. You people wanted the Don out and you people got it. How has it worked out for Flint the last several years?

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  6. Well, let's be honest here; Flint's budget surplus dried up during Don Williamson's administration. We're still paying out lawsuits that were filed when he was in office, thanks to his poor decision making. I think it's worked out great for Flint that he's out of office. No one knows how many more terrible ideas he would have had if he were still in charge.

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