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Mayor Orders Code Inspectors to Home of Blogger Critic

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North Miami Beach Mayor Myron Rosner makes a strong case for asshole of the week.

Last month, North Miami Beach blogger Stephanie Kienzle ripped her town's mayor, Myron Rosner, after finding that he'd spent more than $500 on hotels in nearby Hollywood and Miami. Days later, a code compliance inspector came knocking at her front door. "I had no doubt the mayor was trying to get revenge," she says…

Two days later, Rosner wrote an email to Philip Azan, head of the city's Building Department, to complain about Kienzle's house. "There appear to be several violations at the above property," he wrote in the email.

Rosner admits he sent the email but says there's no conflict. "I complained as a resident, not as mayor," he says.

An inspector later found nothing worth a citation, Kienzle says.

Rosner's opponent in the last election claims the mayor pulled something similar with him.

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  1. 42 U.S.C. ?1983. Civil action for deprivation of rights.

    Every person who, under color of any statute, ordinance, regulation, custom, or usage, of any State or Territory or the District of Columbia, subjects, or causes to be subjected, any citizen of the United States or other person within the jurisdiction thereof to the deprivation of any rights, privileges, or immunities secured by the Constitution and laws, shall be liable to the party injured in an action at law, suit in equity, or other proper proceeding for redress, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer’s judicial capacity, injunctive relief shall not be granted unless a declaratory decree was violated or declaratory relief was unavailable. For the purposes of this section, any Act of Congress applicable exclusively to the District of Columbia shall be considered to be a statute of the District of Columbia.

    1. I believe the original version (1871?) did not have the judicial exception.

      1. The one thing is, municipalities and their officials are right smack in the bullseye. They can be hit for dollars as well as injunctive relief, I believe.

    2. They should have put a death penalty in that statute.

  2. Gee, this story is almost as fucked up as someone trying to get someone fired over something stupid they once said on Hit&Run;
    Of course, that would never happen.

    Oh, yeah, wait…

    1. Care to elaborate?

      1. well, if what they said WAS stupid…

        1. Sometimes it’s hard to know.

        2. Stupid comment on intertubes? yes. No question.

          Go agressively after one’s career over it? …

          I used to be sorta cynical. Now I’m pretty hard-fucking-boiled. Never underestimate the power of Serious Douchebags. They can make your life very unpleasant.

  3. I fear this is much more common than one could prove.

  4. BAHRAIN AND SAUDI ARABIA ? The Military Industrial Complex Military Imperative

    [Past versus the present and future]

    The fact of the matter is the American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex and the West in general is running out of options and time. And time is the major constraint now facing the entire West, as is shown in the age demographics of the West, combined with their populations numbers, the West is in decline in population growth, with its age demographics rapidly rising to middle age and senior citizen status, representing the past as the Middle East has a larger population of pre-middle age citizenry, representing the [21st] Century and the future, the [NEW AGE SPHERE OF INFLUENCE], the past versus the present and future. So what does this have to do with the Revolution sweeping the Middle East, well maybe nothing and then again maybe everything?

    [Plan B- Part One]

    The Despots which were put into power throughout the Middle East and other parts of the Globe by the American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex [THE EMPIRE] are being sweep from power, and other puppet politicians or Wall St. Lawyers such as in the Republic of Georgia, are not accepted as any longer fit to rule as a replacement both by [THE EMPIRE] or the region that [THE EMPIRE] seeks to maintain control of. But [THE EMPIRE] has made it a policy too use the Pentagon as its Plan-B back-up for such happening, and that Plan-B is one of two parts, failure of said ruler to maintain power would mean the replacement by one of the many Ft. Benning, Georgia, [School of Terrorism] trained Senior Military Officers, of the region in question, which has always been the first and best solution of the problem to date, and what was expected to happen in Egypt, at this time, but it now seems the [NEW AGE SPHERE OF INFLUENCE CYBER CHILDREN] Egyptian citizenry have seen thru this subterfuge, and many of the Junior Officers are standing ready and willing to replace these Senior Officers, in their Military duties, while not seeking to take over power and authority of the State, but to allow for a Citizen based Democracy to occur, and not a controlled totalitarian top down [EMPIRE] puppet government to be reinstalled.

    [Plan B ? Part Two]

    So what does all this have to do with Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, again maybe nothing, but it is imperative to [THE EMPIRE] that these two critical areas within the Middle East and the Islamic Crescent not fall to the Islamic Revolution, for Geo-Economic ? Military, reasons, the loss of Saudi Arabia would in effect turn off the flow of oil not to the world but to [THE EMPIRE] at worst or a drastic price increase at the least for a smaller amount of energy resources, it would no longer have its hand on the control valve or the cash register, setting the flow rate or the cost. And as a military matter it would be a complete loss of a command and control position within the region that could not be replaced, or substitute found for. And, therefore we have been seeing hints of preparations being made by [THE EMPIRE] for the second part of Plan-B, the Military Occupation of both Bahrain and Saudi Arabia, the final option, with Medina and Mecca two of the most holy sites of Islam under its control the whole of Islam would be under its control, as religion plays such a large part in the Islamic Region, as was witnessed during the Egyptian Uprising, the participants met their prayer obligations even during their battle for freedom. And at the same time [THE EMPIRE] will maintain its firm grip upon the oil flow valve and cash register which it now has thru their role of puppet masters maintaining in positions of authority these same despotic aged rulers of these countries. All these reasons make BAHRAIN AND SAUDI ARABIA ? The Military Industrial Complex Military Imperative’ of the [Islamic Sphere of Influence].

    HERCULE TRIATHON SAVINIEN

    1. I wonder where this guy is copying and pasting this from?

      1. Charlie Sheen, you magnificent bastard!

        1. I’m an F-18, bro, and I will destroy you in the air and I will deploy my ordinance to the ground

          1. Are you coming on to me?
            *blush*

            1. you wish

    2. No, no, no. You’ve got it all wrong, Hercule. This has nothing to do with Saudi Arabia.

      The Mayor is in cahoots with the Rand corporation, in association with the saucer people, under the supervision of the reverse vampires. It’s something to do with a fiendish plot to eliminate the meal of dinner.

      1. >eliminate the meal of dinner.

        You should write for comic books.

      2. we’re through the looking glass, people.

      3. Wait, which meal do you call dinner? The midday one or the evening one?

        1. my tin foil hat protects me from the likes of you

  5. http://herculetriathlonsavinie…..itary.html

    lol found his blog.

  6. SPHERES OF INFLUENCE ? The New World of Parity Order!

    [The American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex World Order]

    The New World Order will be based upon Spheres of Influence, which has already begun, with the [BRICS] Brazil, The Russian Federation, India, The Peoples Republic of China, and The Union of South Africa, which will be followed by the [EU] European Union as it breaks its connection and idealized Western ties to the American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex, politically, economically, and militarily forming its own regional [European Sphere of Influence] ending it servant master obedience to Washington, D. C. [District of Clowns], its [NYSE] New York Stock Exchange uncontrolled and black hole capitalism, feeding on the worlds population as a Vampire, sucking the life’s blood from it, controlled by [AIPAC/AZC] The American Israeli Political Action Committee/ American Zionist Committee, in support of Israel and with both groups having failed to life up to the hopes that the world as a whole had believed would have been achieved by the return of the Jewish Peoples to a homeland of their own, only to deny the same dream to the Peoples of Gaza, turning their lives into a nightmare reality of living in an Open Air Concentration Camp, with food cut off, water cut off, under attack by weapons provided by the American-Israel Military Industrial Complex, [DIME & WHITE PHOSPEROUS] used in the murder of [400] Innocent Arab Children seeing them as no more than future enemies, on T-shirts [The Little One’s Are Harder To Kill]. The American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex of professional politicians, of [NO TERM LIMITS], [NO AGE LIMITS], [GERRYMANDERED ELECTION DISTRICTS], with large campaign contributions from the companies that supply its military industrial complex, along with large donations from [AIPAC/AZC], and a controlled media.

    [The Sphere of Influence Parity World Order]

    The New Sphere of Influence Parity World Order, will be based upon Peace and Prosperity of mutual Parity, not large amounts of money spent on professional military establishment but upon a small cadre of professional soldiers with a larger number of limited years conscripted service [PFC’s] Proud Fracking Civilians], thus creating a nation of citizen soldiers capable, of the over throwing of a government that will not respond to the will and needs of its own peoples. A Military on equal [WMD] Weapons of Mass Destruction [PARITY] with other [Geo-Spheres of Influence] not a large stock pile of Nuclear Weapons which serve no purpose but amounts that are lethal to any other [Sphere of Influence] based on their unstoppable [DELIVERY SYSTEMS] manufactured and replaced with the newest systems and supported by the means of advancements in computer based satellite backed by internal point of no return destination targeting. The concept of a Nuclear Free World is just so much hype of the Western Powers and the American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex in particular. World Peace and Regional Prosperity can only be achieved by mutual respect for each of the [Spheres of Influence] toward each other and their rights to define their own regional governments, religious and economic systems, their rights to regional autonomy.

    [Blood and Pain will rule the day]

    We have seen the often quoted [“He who makes peaceful revolution impossible, makes violent revolution inevitable.” Of [JFK ? John Fitzgerald Kennedy], and so it is, the concept of containment with a military cordon of tanks of professional military who own their lifestyle to those in power, as those in power use paid and government employees to attack those protesters, while all the time seeking to contain, and delay in an effort to weaken and encage a threat to the puppets of The American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex, will make violent revolution the inevitable choice of mean of change, this same method which is being applies in the larger Geo-Political building of its Nuclear War running from [Foothold Germany to Foothold Okinawa], in its effort to contain, delay, and weaken by first strike, close in less time with less distance cutting any possible [Nuclear Parity], of [BRICS] members. The [PDIR] Peoples Democratic Islamic Republic Sphere of Influence, is in its birthing stage, and all births are based upon blood shed and pain, the amount of birthing pain will be based upon the military of Egypt, they must answer the question, are they pawns of the American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex or are they part of the Peoples of the [PDIR], will they be part of the shaping of the new future or become victims of its, for having stood in its way, so far at least one attempt of assassination has been made upon the newly appointed Egyptian [VP] Vice-President and military pawn of the American-Israeli Military Industrial Complex, one of the two pawns that Military Complex sent to delay the birth of the [PDIR], and history has shown again and again Blood and Pain will rule the day.

    DOWN WITH HILLARY DIANE-RODHAM [CLINTON]!

    DOWN WITH THE EMPIRE!

    HERCULE TRIATHLON SAVINIEN

    1. Keep going with the [brackets], they really make your [points] stand out.

    2. Thanks for clarifying who JFK was.
      I didn’t know.

    3. [Blood and Pain will rule the day]

      Holy crap. How did you know I have judo tonight?

      1. He’s stalking you, sage.

        Or just crazy. Take your pick.

    4. You either need to be taking more drugs, or less. I’m thinking more.

    5. The New World Party Order? I’m up for a party! Will there be loose women?

      1. I remember that band.

  7. Well, only small-time government officials like the mayor of North Miami Beach would do something like this. If you believe that, oh, the US government would do something similar to Julian Assange, you’re a paranoid fruitcake.

    1. Sleep. Nature’s Ruffie.

  8. Always blog anonymously.

  9. THE COLLAPSE OF THE EMPIRE IS UPON US!!!!!

    With the continued Social, Economic, Political, and Ethnic degredation of [THE EMPIRE] Israeli-American Empire, it is now Clear that [THE EMPIRE] Israeli-American Empire WILL COLLAPSE, and new Republics will Rise out of its [North American Sector], namely:

    *The Confederate States of America [All of the South except for Virginia, Florida south of Orlando, and Texas]

    *The People’s Democratic Republic of New England [All of New England plus Upstate New York, and minus those areas of Connecticut in the [NYC] New-York City Metro Area

    *The City-State Federation of [NYC] New-York City [All of the [NYC] New-York City Metro Area]

    *The Federated Republic of the Chesapeake [Southern New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia]

    *The Midwestern Union

    *The Republic of Texas

    *The Republic of Deseret [Mormon-ruled Theocracy that will consist of Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Idaho, and the interior of Washington, Oregon, and California]

    *The Progressive Collective of Cascadia [The Coastal areas of California, Oregon, and Washington]

    *La Republica de La Baja Florida [Florida south of Orlando]

    *The Kingdom of Hawaii [under a Restored Monarchy]

    Other areas will be under [ANARCHY] or fought for as [REMNANTS]

    The Map of North-America SHALL CHANGE!

    HERCULE TRIATHLON SAVINIEN

    1. Good lord, you’re dense.

      1. I’m curious. Do you think that one can’t set up a blog that can’t be traced? Or are you referring to something else?

        1. Strange. My statement wasn’t supposed to be directed at Paul. It was directed at HERCULE TRIATHLON SAVINIEN, but when Herc’s comment got nom nommed by the Great Gods o’ Reason, my comment was attributed to Paul.

          *strokes invisible goatee*

          1. Is see…

            *strokes visible goatee*

            1. *gets hand stuck in beard*

              *angrily writes new manifesto*

    2. The Progressive Collective of Cascadia [The Coastal areas of California, Oregon, and Washington]

      We ain’t joining with California. That turd’s on its own. Sorry, Tim and Matt.

    3. You forgot the Chicago Imperium.

    4. Other areas will be under [ANARCHY] or fought for as [REMNANTS]

      TEH BARTERTOWN!!1!1!

      1. He forgot The People’s Republic of West Virginia!1!

        1. No, no – it’s the People’s Republic of Robert Byrdistan! [Sheesh!]

    5. Awww, man. We don’t want Arkansas, make Texas take them. We’ll have enough cousin-humpers with KY.

  10. Well I think I can speak for most people when I say, thank…god that HERCULE TRIATHLON SAVINIEN is back and in rare form. I’m going to start copying his posts into the MMO forums for the games I play. And then breaking them up and posting them in in-game chat.

    1. WTS – HERCULE TRIATHLON SAVINIEN >>>RANTS

      1. lol ^^ this

      2. LFG, HAVE TANK AND HEALS, NEED RANTS, PST FOR INVITE

  11. Will no one rid me of this turbulent priest blogger?

  12. I noticed an instance of this in the fall. I do environmental consulting and I was at a small municipality office in south Jersey conducting a file review of a former gas station. I was sitting in a back office when the chief of police came in and started talking to the guy in charge of building permitting.

    It turns out that the chief of police’s next door neighbor had recently installed a swimming pool, and the chief wasn’t particularly happy about it. He’d combed through the regs and discovered that the distance from the edge of the neighbor’s patio to his fence (or something) was slightly too short and so the pool shouldn’t have been permitted. The guy in charge of permitting was practically crapping himself for the oversight. Just then the chief of police noticed that I had heard everything and he went out of his way to say that he didn’t really have a problem with the neighbor’s pool, that he just was curious and interested in building code, etc. etc. I’m happy that I don’t live in that town.

    1. So you’re happy you don’t live in every town? 🙂

      1. Nobody doens’t live in every town? Doesn’t anybody?

        1. Enough of your Monday morning philosophizing.

          1. I can row a boat. Canoe?

      2. Actually, I think my town is slightly less corrupt. I adopted a dog last November, and when I called the township to find out how to pay the for the $15 dog license they told me to wait until January since the license would expire December 31. Sure, a dog license is a pretty stupid idea, but they actually turned down $15. I was shocked.

        1. Too bad the call was recorded, and they’ll be looking for that $15 (plus hourly-compounded interest) a year from now.

        2. or… happy go lucky clerk saving you $15.00 vs county dogknapper charging you big bucks…

  13. An elected official abuses his authority to target opponents and critics? SAY IT ISN’T SO!

  14. Hey Herc, ever read “The 9 Nations of North America”? The author hadn’t discovered [brackets] yet, but you might find the book interesting.

    1. I thought it was the 7 Nations, headquartered in the autonomous tribal regions of outer Wichita.

  15. I want to send Herc’s boss copies of things from his blog.

    Better yet… his mom.

    1. That’s just weird. How do you sent copies of things from his mom?

      1. har har

  16. I think I might have mentioned this a time or two, but give people power and authority over others and they will abuse it and use it to further their own interests at the expense of others.

  17. I’m just going to blame the Koch brothers. I like saying that name. Teehee!

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