Small town politics: Towns that need an oversight committee--Supporting story 2

Nov 25, 2012 Full story: Examiner.com 10

In a small sleepy town of Independence, Kan., are two struggling business owners David and Deborah Jewitt.

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Cindy

Independence, KS

#1 Nov 26, 2012
This story reads like a piece of fiction.
Who

Hutchinson, KS

#2 Nov 26, 2012
This does not add up for Independence Ks. We don't have a Sirloin Stockade, we don't volunteer for jury duty. Do these people live in Independence?
factchecker

Independence, KS

#3 Nov 26, 2012
Well, there is a Sirloin Stockade pretty nearby...
Used to

Independence, KS

#4 Nov 26, 2012
There used to be a Sirloin Stockade on Penn wasn't there? Or what used to be in the building that the Social Security office is in now?
Interesting

Independence, KS

#5 Nov 27, 2012
They were talking about Coffeyville, but it involves Independence, and our local judicial system as well. We've had a problem here with the police, and judges having too much power, chipping away at basic rights of the accused. We do need more oversight.
Jay

Searles, MN

#6 Nov 27, 2012
We do need more oversight in Coffeyville over the court and law enforcement.
Duh

Wichita, KS

#7 Nov 27, 2012
You don't volunteer for jury duty. That's not how that system works. The Judge does not berate a jury following a trial, in particular express his displeasure in the verdict reached. The Judge certainly doesn't tell the jury "we made that up" as the Judge doesn't present any evidence. The whole story is both very poorly written and a crock of shit.
Cindy

Independence, KS

#8 Nov 27, 2012
Duh wrote:
You don't volunteer for jury duty. That's not how that system works. The Judge does not berate a jury following a trial, in particular express his displeasure in the verdict reached. The Judge certainly doesn't tell the jury "we made that up" as the Judge doesn't present any evidence. The whole story is both very poorly written and a crock of shit.
I agree. If the writer wanted to talk about "better oversight needed," a true story to demonstrate the point would be the DeVivo farce at CCC.
wow

United States

#9 Nov 27, 2012
a true farce is i bunch of welfare trash as police officers and having a city manager a asst city manager and three tards as mayors
how funny

Wichita, KS

#10 Nov 27, 2012
I just finished reading the story and I'm sorry but it sounded pretty phony.

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