Thursday, November 29, 2018

Blogging The Legacy Of John Carnes

Here's possibly the best post that "Jimmy C" has filed in 3 years . . . Today he shares a great personal and exceptionally SALTY remembrance of an old school Meth Town politico who recently endured a bit of MSM backlash and a surprise picture . . . What's worthwhile here is that this former newspaper scribe brings his personal bias to the table rather than trying to play reporter after years off the job . . . Whilst most of the blogs from former newspaper journos are far too obsessed with their glory days, this bit of writing provides some EXCELLENT old school perspective apropos for #TBT . . . Checkit:

Independence lawyer and former politician John Carnes: Swimming back into the news

John Carnes, one of the Kansas City area's most colorful and checkered political figures, is back in the news for alleged shady dealings. And, in typical fashion, Carnes is defending himself with glib and sardonic comments. Carnes, who is in his mid-60s, is a convicted felon who served two years in federal prison more than...

7 comments:

Anonymous said...

IF life was fair most if not all of KCMO's politicos and their contributors and supporters would be in orange jump suits.

Anonymous said...

KCMOian's love their #5 murder ranking so why worry about insignificant politicians?

Anonymous said...

^^^ The homicides stories are the only thing that makes the local news worth watching. Makes the city look vibrant.

Anonymous said...

Vibrancy! Just want to parrot that.

Anonymous said...

Reason KCMO has been abandoned by the civilized and taken over by vultures and corporate cannibals.

Anonymous said...

No reasons for folks from the past like Carnes to reappear.
KCMO has more than enough current Class I grifters with their snouts in the public troughs already.
And the line just keeps getting longer and longer.
Sorry John.
The clown car's already full up.

Anonymous said...

KC is turning to St. Louis! Oh boy...killa city all day every day! We continue to feed at the trough! Big time....dude let's get it! our momentum propels us forward. What Did Jean Petersucker Baker know and when did she do it? Our airport! No new taxes! Together we achieve more! We have a toy train! So may murders! I can...more subsidies? Why yes...thank you! Keep it up! Trigger warning: Hilary 2020!