It has been 17 years and 223 days since the city’s pledge to build the West Branch Library.

I thought Glendale politics was dirty but it seems it’s dirtiest in Phoenix. Glendale firefighter Danny Valenzuela is running for another term on the Phoenix City Council. Today I received a tip to go to this site: . This site is hip deep in allegations about Valenzuela. I have no idea if there is any truth in any of it but my Mom used to say, “where’s there’s smoke, there’s fire. “ Among other things, what upset me about the site is that it is using my blog material without my permission. My blog is copyrighted and requires my permission to use material from it. I was never contacted. I have no idea who created or runs the site. Yet, ironically, at the bottom of the site it says,

“Copyright 2015. No Te Metas Studios. Todos Derechos Reservados. The content shared on this website does not reflect the views or opinions of the site’s owner.  It is a compilation gathered from a variety of sources.”  They are certainly weasel words if I’ve ever seen them. You would think that the creator would respect the concept of copyright as he/she took the time to copyright their own site.

I did a google search of No Te Metas Studios and it does not exist. By the way, No Te Metas means “don’t kill me.” I am sure that has some significance for the website creator. Perhaps the site creator will read this and respect my request.

So, whoever is running this site, please take my blog material off of your site. You do not have my permission to use it. I’m awfully glad I don’t live in Phoenix.

© Joyce Clark, 2015


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