Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Scourge of the local Hoboken internet or a certain Mason411 friend????

Last month someone pointed out to MSV a new voice on the local scene making its presence known (and that's an understatement) on the Hoboken forum.  Of course we're talking about a certain diamond in the rough.  The new moniker, bludiamonds has entered the Hoboken political landscape like a freight train, gaining lots of attention and even a glorious salute recently on Grafix Avenger.

So what is this less than shiny diamond espousing?  Well it appears to be a parody of one Beth Mason shill, someone who is not paid to be her friend but consistently repeats her party line (when not writing it for her) all over local Hoboken websites in his 100 screen names and on her favorite website as the chief credentialed smearing ghostwriter at Hoboken411.

The objective of said bludiamonds is not clear.  But he or she is certainly causing quite a stir and drawing some fire most recently in the City Council meeting when the anonymous scribe was accused of being a "contemptible liar" for suggesting the object of its parody had sought any "sworn" position in the City of Hoboken.

Well now bludiamonds has started its own twitter list.  No doubt it's sure to generate a following and a big fan club.   There's just too much juice coming out of that stone.

For more on the  Hoboken phenomenon or to follow, please see the twitter link:!/blu_diamonds

Is imprisoned ex-mayor Peter Cammarano singing like a canary?

Based on an obscure reference on the Hoboken forum, Grafix Avenger wonders if the note there by one Iago Jones saying he's shaved off three months of his sentence is true?

But Iago may have only stumbled onto part of the truth.  Grafix Avenger verifies his stay in one federal Pennsylvania abode is in fact shaved almost a full third from his original 24 month sentence.

That was fast.

Mayor Peter Cammarano (center) soaks up the suck up from Beth Mason's friend Lane Bajardi (r)

For more on the felon soon to be returning to his loyal corrupt followers in 2012:

Talking Ed Note: A third off the sentence sounds like more than good behavior. Then again two years facing twenty sounded like one hell of a deal too.  Sing Petey boy, sing!

Photo courtesy the Hoboken Journal

State Assembly to weigh pension and benefit reform tomorrow

From the office of Assembly Democrats:

More Online Government Transparency, Increased Huntington’s Disease Care, Combating Overcrowded NJ Transit Parking Lots, Expanded Pay-to-Play Prohibition Also on Agenda

            (TRENTON) – The Assembly on Thursday will consider legislation to reform public employee health and pension benefits, veto the governor’s plan for New Jersey Network, regulate Botox usage by minors, allow retailers to offer coupons and discounts for gas purchases, increase Huntington’s Disease care and require more online government transparency.
            It will also consider bills to establish a defense for parking illegally in permit parking spots at NJ Transit stations, encourage the purchase of Jersey Fresh products, apply pay-to-play bans to county bridge commissions, combat Sayreville flooding, require proper disposal of state computers containing personal data and clarify that sexual assault victims are not responsible for the costs of forensic examinations.
            The session will begin at 1 p.m. Thursday.
            The session will be streamed live at
            Key bills include:
·        Legislation (A-4133) sponsored by Lou Greenwald (D-Camden) to reform public worker pension and health care benefits.
·        Legislation (ACR-201) sponsored by Patrick J. Diegnan Jr. (D-Middlesex) to veto the governor’s plan to give WNET in New York rights to manage New Jersey public broadcasting.
·        A bill (A-387) to increase specialized nursing facility beds for those with Huntington’s Disease. It’s sponsored by Peter J. Barnes III (D-Middlesex), Diegnan, Linda Stender and Jerry Green (both D-Union/Middlesex/Somerset) and Ruben J. Ramos Jr. (D-Hudson).
·        A bill (A-1080) sponsored by Reed Gusciora (D-Mercer) to establish a defense to illegally parking in permit areas at NJ Transit train stations.
·        Legislation (A-2342) sponsored by Celeste Riley (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland) to encourage the purchase of “Jersey Fresh” products by state agencies, departments and facilities.
·        A measure (A-2597) sponsored by Annette Quijano (D-Union), Pam Lampitt (D-Camden), Stender and Valerie Vainieri Huttle (D-Bergen) to clarify that sexual assault victims are not responsible for the costs of forensic sexual assault exams.
·        A bill (A-2878) sponsored by Vainieri Huttle, Upendra Chivukula (D-Somerset/Middlesex) and Ramos to require the state to collect and disseminate date about programs to those with developmental disabilities.
·        A bill (A-3097) sponsored by Herb Conaway, M.D, and Jack Conners (both D-Burlington/Camden) to require apply pay-to-play prohibitions to county bridge commissioners
·        Legislation (A-3133) sponsored by Riley, Craig J. Coughlin (D-Middlesex) and John Burzichelli (D-Gloucester/Salem/Cumberland) to allow retailers to offer rebates and other reward for gas purchases.
·        A bill (A-3138) sponsored by John Wisniewski (D-Middlesex) and Coughlin to combat Sayreville flooding.
·        Legislation (A-3838) sponsored by Cleopatra Tucker (D-Essex) and Conaway to regulate Botox use by minors.
·        A bill (A-3908) sponsored by Wayne DeAngelo and Daniel R. Benson (both D-Mercer/Middlesex) to require state, regional and local authorities to increase online transparency.
·        Legislation (A-3980) sponsored by Stender, DeAngelo and Quijano to require proper disposal of state computers containing personal information.
            The complete agenda can be found at: