Posts Tagged ‘Kwame Brown’

Loose Lips Daily: Nothing Juvenile About Justice Edition

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Elites win the dawn
Pizza delay
The real reason LeBron went to Miami

Good morning sweet readers! Has anyone else seen the trailer for the new movie about Facebook "founder" [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Just Another Manic Monday Edition

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Tent city achievement
Mr. Gray, tear down that fence
Weaver's funky ad

Good morning sweet readers! Did anyone here what Prince had to say recently about our online age? "The [...]

Loose Lips Daily: Political Metaphor Comes to Life Edition

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Kwame Brown vs. unpaid traffic tickets
Tommy Wells is disappointed
Ron Moten's news conference: the video

Good morning sweet readers! LL is pumped to have survived his first earthquake this [...]

Records Show Kwame Brown Skipped Out on Md. Traffic Fines

At-Large Councilmember Kwame Brown, a candidate for D.C. Council chairman, has four outstanding traffic tickets in Maryland that are at least 17 years old, according to state court records.
Records show that Brown ran afoul of traffic laws in his early 20s when he was cruising in and around Baltimore in an ’84 Volkswagen.
At one stop [...]

U.S.: Harry Thomas Jr. Owes $16k in Student Loan-Related Debt

Ward 5 Councilmember Harry Thomas Jr. appears to be the latest member of D.C.'s legislative body with financial woes to come to light—court records show the U.S. government is claiming he owes  than $16,000 in student loan-related debt.
UPDATE: Thomas disputes this, saying all his loans have been "satisfied," and the whole brouhaha originated from an [...]

Our Morning Roundup: “Just Having a Good Time” at the Porn Trial Edition

Good morning, Washington. If you woke up this morning and couldn’t turn on the lights, you’re not the only one! Thousands of D.C. area residents lost power last night after those epic storms dropped us a visit. As one acute observer described it to WaPo, it was a “thunderous deluge” with lightning showing up in [...]

Wanted: One Mayor at Mayoral Forum

Loose Lips was treated to the Leo "We've Lost our Moral Compass" Alexander show last night.
Why? Dark horse mayoral candidate Alexander was the first to show at the Public Interest Civic Association's candidate forum, held in the basement of Brown AME church on Capitol Hill. Alexander had the forum all to himself for a while, before [...]

Loose Lips Daily: My Mayor is a Jewish Carpenter Edition

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Dan Snyder bragged his wealth came from diabetes and cancer victims?
Feeding the homeless has never been so sexy
Best Bond movie

Good morning D.C.! How about "The [...]

Skipping Out On The Economy: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Vincent Gray Calls For AG Peter Nickles To Resign," "Watch: The Marion Barry Wrestling Move," "Why Didn't Adrian Fenty Get A Ticket?," "Harry Thomas Jr.: [...]

Channel 4′s Sherwood: Kwame Brown Up to Eyeballs in Debt

Channel 4's Tom Sherwood wins the afternoon with this scoop: Kwame Brown’s credit score must look like shit.
Brown is being sued by multiple credit card companies for unpaid debts, late fines and lawyer fees, according to Sherwood.
The documents show Brown owes the American Express company more than $8,000 in late payments and fees. Brown owes Visa [...]

D.C. Council Members Ask Gandhi Not To Pay Banneker Settlement

Five members of the D.C. Council are asking Chief Financial Officer Natwar Gandhi not to pay out the $550,000 settlement between Banneker Ventures and Attorney General Peter Nickles.
"The agreement would foreclose any and all opportunity for the District to recover fees and/or damages for Banneker's failure to perform, negligent performance, possible fraud, and other potential [...]

Candidates Swarm Stinky Palisades Parade

While Palisades residents love their annual July 4 parade and the throngs of local politicians and would-be politicians it brings to their leafy Ward 3 neighborhood, they might be already regretting it.

Linda Greene Resigns From Orange Campaign

One of the most fun people in politics has announced her resignation from Vincent Orange's campaign for D.C. Council Chair. A few moments ago, Linda Mercado Greene sent out an e-mail explaining her decision. Greene states:
"A few weeks ago I sent an email informing you of my consultancy with the Orange for Chair campaign. On [...]

Calling In The Feds: Loose Lips Daily

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IN CASE YOU MISSED IT—"Defendants Won't Testify In Wone Case," "Metro's Worst Year Ever," "World Cup Roundup," "Defense Seeks Maureen Bunyan Mimic In Wone Case," "Dancing? On [...]

Dennis Sobin Is Offended By Conventioneers’ Anti-Fenty Jeers

From the prolonged "Go Vince Go!" cheers to the loud boos that accompanied incumbent Adrian Fenty's formal introduction, it wasn't hard to tell how the crowd swung at Saturday's D.C. Democratic State Convention mayoral debate. The audience at the Howard University School of Law was so vocally anti-Fenty that former pornographer turned candidate Dennis Sobin took time [...]

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