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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Why Are Jim Ireton And Jake Day Squirming

As many have suggested, Jake Day may be considering a run for Mayor and Jimmy, well, who knows where he's headed but it certainly isn't back in the Mayor's Office.

Nevertheless, I want you to think about just how bad this Labinal situation is. Yes, 975 jobs will be lost since last year. This will be a massive impact on both the City and the County. However, there's something else to consider here as well.

I spoke to a local restaurant owner a few minutes ago and they too are squirming in a big way. 975 less people PER DAY visiting local businesses, that's HUGE! The local economy is bad enough but many of these locally owned businesses are truly near their last breath. 
When you have an inexperienced Mayor with NO business background, this is what you get. Hopefully they can come to some sort of terms today, we'll see.

Here's how I think things may have gone down previous to today. I believe Labinol tried negotiating with the state and local officials and couldn't get anywhere. I believe they went to the Press and the Press wouldn't publish their release. They then sent it to Salisbury News and as soon as it was exposed here, it went viral instantly. The Press was forced to finally publish it and here we are today. 

Perhaps now, Labinal can stand firm and negotiate a deal to remain in Salisbury and salvage and hold at least 1,000 jobs here. Want to know how influential we are here at Salisbury News, stick around and let's see what happens today. 

29 comments:

Anonymous said...

The fake mayor is only at the meeting to save Mikulski.

Anonymous said...

Day has no real business background either. Plus he's a jerk.

Anonymous said...

does anyone besides me despise the "'bury" nickname. Might as well call it the "hood". SMH

fredG said...

Joe I hope you get credit if things work out for labinal and Not the mayor or media?.

Anonymous said...

"and Jimmy, well, who knows where he's headed but it certainly isn't back in the Mayor's Office.

It will be Rehoboth Beach, on the sand at night.

Anonymous said...

Jimbeau -- you can drown your sorrows at Brad's new watering hole at the old fire house tonight.

Anonymous said...

You've yet to mention "Bay Country Meals" closed up today. Another of Wayne Strasburgs former employers....Englishes.
Yeah, We got some crappy leaders in this county. Past and present. Pollitt, Ireton, Strasburg, Creamer, and the list just goes on.
Now where will I get Englishes chicken?
Is Perdue Next?

Anonymous said...

Ran into Jake around 2 weeks ago he said he is going to run

Anonymous said...

2:59 - I agree. That stupid crowd downtown apparently thinks it is "cool". It is an embarrassment.

Anonymous said...

Sounds like Trenton NJ, and you know what kind of reputation it has.

Anonymous said...

2:59 I'm with you the bury has turned into the hood.

Anonymous said...

The question is: Do these guys want Labinal to stay? What are they willing to give in negotiations to entice them to stay....I think they're out of capital. Texas has a much better environment, I moved there with MCI in the 80's.....

Anonymous said...

It was the RAIN TAX that made them decide to move. The tax that Ireton has been so staunchly supportive of.

Jimmy - how is it working for you now?

Anonymous said...

Joe,
Can you compile a list of all of the business that have left Salisbury or closed under the reign of Ireton???? Just curious to see how that looks.....

Anonymous said...

Liarton was a No Show. ..POS.

Anonymous said...

Is it possible that another manufacturing firm will open up in its place?

Anonymous said...

Lol how about a flip flop plant.

Anonymous said...

Joe- I'd put a SBY sticker on my car. Saw a 'bury sticker the other day on a city car and felt ill! Can you get some made so we can fight back?!

Anonymous said...

dittos 2:59, hate bury. always have. now as far as the businesses are concerned; yes, there are several businesses in the area of this business that will suffer. Lombardi's and the other eateries along Mt. Hermon Rd. and then Rite Aid, and other businesses in Twilley Shopping Center. YES, they will suffer too.

MrBarberman21801 said...

I'm not a big fan of it either. When people ask me where my so is located, I say " Downtown Salisbury on The Plaza", not da ' bury. Never was a fan. I still love the downtown area though...

Anonymous said...

Jim ireton doesn't care about lost jobs, he even has barbara duncan promote it by running every good officer out of the dept on trumped up charges compiled by her crony Scott Kolb. She only cares about the rogue rookie cops she hires who will lie cheat and steal for her.

Anonymous said...

3:17pm try Royal Farms chicken, much better tasting than old English's chicken!!!

Anonymous said...

Not to worry -- it's turd Friday in da'bury.

Anonymous said...

Little Jakey just keeps slamming one down after another at Specific Gravity while "da bury" crumbles around him.

Anonymous said...

2:59
Do not like it either. Sounds hoodish & blackified for want of a better word which I'm allowed to say. I'd buy a sticker that says SBY, or even the full name.

Anonymous said...

"da bury" is so slang...it is so getto. How could you not identify the downtown area with da bury? In stead of the class act that is happening in Berlin and Easton and all other classic Eastern Shore towns...we are stuck with da bury. I wish we could get people with intelligence and class involved in the direction of this town...but as long as we have da bury to overcome...I don't see that happening. I would not invest in that identification.

Anonymous said...

Thank you, Jim Ireeton and Jake Day for BURYing our city with that stupid slang for it.

Anonymous said...

Ah thank thay are doing it together.

Anonymous said...

Joe the mayor was partying at headquarters live while 500? Locals are. About to lose there jobs???