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**Abner Doon**W.E. Heasley**Billy Jones**

Billy Jones For Mayor Of Greensboro

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

"Corrupt politicians have completely corrupted mainstream media."

I know of no way of judging the future but by the past

Patrick Henry

"...Everything from CNN, ABC, NBC, CBS, [Fox] and countless newspapers are all out for a coronation of [the establisment's candidates] the complete expense of the free press.

...this is becoming so blatant and in your face, even the New York Post, long on the fringe, has come out with the bold headline: American journalism is collapsing before our eyes. They are too greedy for power to know what they do, but that is no excuse for the treason they are carrying out against the American people.

...Government is turning against the people and the free press, which was suppose to defend our liberty...

...they will burn down the barn to get a mouse that roars.

...The slide downward ...will be marked with more Draconian measures and nothing but lies. They are fighting now to retain control and the press has joined forces with government and the neoconservatives who want only to wage war and engage in their dream of nation building which has been a complete failure.

They do not care about the people. We are the great unwashed in whose blood they feast and wash their hands all for the glory of power.

They are bringing back meaning to Patrick Henry’s most famous quote: “give me liberty or give me death.”

You do reach a point when they just go too far. They can threaten to kill you. If you reach that point when you can say go ahead because living as your slave is a fate worse than death, you disarm them. There is nothing else they can threaten you with...

It is a sad day for journalism.

It has never been so manipulative than it is today. ...To think that the parents of these journalists worked hard to make sure their children had a better life. They have disgraced their parents. They have condemned their own children. They have made a mockery of our liberty, and they are working hard to further the oligarchy, which has destroyed every Republic known to history.

When the rule of law collapses as we have seen with [the establisment's candidates] and the press becomes a pawn, all that is left is the monetary system collapse. ...It becomes only the next step in a series of steps down that road of destruction why no Republic has ever survived. The circle of life of government is nearly complete. We must simply crash and burn with hope to survive and rise from the ashes with a different system altogether."

https://www.armstrongeconomics.com/history/americas-economic-history/the-collapse-of-american-free-press-its-just-over/

Waiting for the News and Record to report;

Wells Fargo to pay $4 million for illegal student loan practices

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/grade-point/wp/2016/08/22/wells-fargo-to-pay-4-million-for-illegal-student-loan-practices/

http://www.greensboro.com/search/?nsa=eedition&t=article&s=start_time&sd=desc&d1=1+year+ago&q=wells+fargo

The News and Record doesn't report stories which could harm Warren Buffett, 
the owner of BH Media, owned by Berkshire Hathaway, owned by Warren Buffett
unless someone points it out enough

Today is the first week anniversary 
following Billy Jones' public records lawsuit against the City seven days ago

Not a word by our community's 'paper of record'

Cowardice this is

from: G
to: "Gamm, Joe" <Joe.Gamm@news-record.com>,
"Moffett, Margaret" <margaret.moffett@news-record.com>,
"Doyle, Steven" <steven.doyle@news-record.com>
date: Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 1:48 PM
subject: Billy Jones sued the City over Public Records yesterday

16 cvs 6934

Guilford County Superior Court


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"from: G
to: "Gamm, Joe" <Joe.Gamm@news-record.com>,
"Doyle, Steven" <steven.doyle@news-record.com>,
"Moffett, Margaret" <margaret.moffett@news-record.com>,
Nancy Vaughan <NVaughan@triad.rr.com>,
Jim Westmoreland <Jim.Westmoreland@greensboro-nc.gov>,
"C. A. Womack" <publisher@yesweekly.com>,
"nancy@votehoffmann.com" <nancy@votehoffmann.com>,
"Clark, Jim (Legal)" <James.Clark2@greensboro-nc.gov>,
"Davis, Larry" <larry.davis@greensboro-nc.gov>,
Rick Lusk <Rick.Lusk@greensboro-nc.gov>,
Marty Lawing <mlawing@co.guilford.nc.us>,
"Fox, Jamal" <Jamal.Fox@greensboro-nc.gov>,
"Franks..
"Bluestein, Frayda S" <bluestein@sog.unc.edu>,
Sharon Hightower <hightowerfordistrict1@gmail.com>,
scott@rhinotimes.com,
eric
Eric Ginsburg <eric@triad-city-beat.com>,
editor@carolinapeacemaker.com,
David Mildenberg <dmildenberg@businessnc.com>,
Thomas.Carruthers@greensboro-nc.gov,
Mike Barber <mikebarberlaw@aol.com>,
"Craver, Richard N." <rcraver@wsjournal.com>
date: Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 3:53 PM
subject: Fwd: USPS Shipment Info for 70022410000158499637

The lawsuit has been served.


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No one is accountable for acts Greensboro's press doesn't report

This is a failure of a profession

Nancy Vaughan sold her soul

Mike Barber...


Tony Wilkins says a lot of words to keep his base intact
while shafting Greensboro's employees and filling campaign contributors pockets
with everyone else's taxes



Who is Billy Jones?



Lex Alexander on how Guilford County's Judicial corps could make Billy Jones' demand for an immediate hearing on his public records lawsuit remain out of sight

...“All courts shall be open.”

N.C. Constitution, Article I, Section 18.

I’ve spent much of the last 30 years trying to educate North Carolina public officials about their duties and responsibilities under the state’s open-records and open-meetings laws.

...Where it is beyond comprehension is judges, who should be literally the last people on the state payroll to make a mistake regarding open government. And yet that was the case we had today when Superior Court Judge Patrice Hinnant, who is hearing a civil case involving the Greensboro landfill, tried to do so in chambers — that is, in private, without reporters or the general public allowed to attend.

(Note that my incredulity has nothing to do with the merits of the lawsuit...

According to News & Record editor John Robinson, the judge decided that “there was sufficient public interest” to hold the hearing in open court. In point of fact, according to the state Constitution, public interest isn’t a standard for deciding whether a civil proceeding will be public or not. Court proceedings are preemptively public. There are a few well-defined exceptions, in the statutes, none of which applied here. Yet Hinnant apparently intended to break the law until a News & Record attorney attempted to request a hearing on whether or not the proceeding should be open.

...What’s particularly puzzling (and, by “puzzling,” I mean “infuriating”) about Judge Hinnant’s position is the implication that she somehow has some objective way of gauging the amount of public interest, as well as some standard for how much public interest justifies opening a hearing (or how little public interest justifies closing it)..."

https://blogontherun.wordpress.com/2011/06/01/impeach-superior-court-judge-patrice-hinnant-now/

City of Greensboro Public Information Request on Say Yes to Education; "Say Yes to Education designee on the Operating Committee, Scholarship Board and Community Leadership Council"

As the City, on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, admitted a government employee is "a designee on the Operating Committee, Scholarship Board and Community Leadership Council and through the development of taskforces", please identify the employee for each committee and provide all documents and communications of said employee or employees with anyone with Say Yes to Education, Say Yes Guilford, anyone from Guilford County Schools concerning Say Yes, anyone from Guilford County's government concerning Say Yes, and any contacts with Mary Vigue and Donnie Turlington both before and after Vigue and Turlington's employment with the City, from January 1, 2015 to the present.

Please provide the information by electronic means.

Thanks,

Billy

Revenge of the Downtown Mural Nazis

From Zack's Drug Dealer by Fec.



Are these charges true? I didn't make them and although I often share the same sources as does Fec, I've not been privy to this information thus far and don't know where he got it from. You decide. But remember what Ogi Overman wrote in April of 2016:

"After Kennedy had made the scale drawing of her mural, had it transferred onto a transparency to be projected onto a wall and had blocked out several weeks to do the mural, she found out the sponsors of the mural project insisted the muralists be local residents.


But Kennedy, 31, was not one to take no for an answer.

“I’d already fallen in love with Greensboro by then,” she said. “I’ve been all over the country and never have I seen such warm and caring people. It’s just unbelievable the way the people around here took me in.”

Kim Kennedy financed her own mural project in Downtown Greensboro without the help of the City funded and Kotis run Downtown Mural Project, paying for it through a Kickstarter campaign on a building that had not been selected by the Downtown Mural Project.

Nor had the buildings owned by Eric Robert, who paid for the murals on his buildings, been selected to receive murals by the Downtown Mural Project.

But are Fec's claims to be believed? Often, far more times than he is wrong, he turns out to be right. As a matter of fact: his record far excels that of the local News & Fishwrap.

So what's my relationship to Fec? We admire each other and can't stand each other at the same time. In other words, it's complicated and we've learned to like it that way.

Monday, August 22, 2016

"28 U.S. Code § 455 - Disqualification of justice, judge, or magistrate judge"

"(a) Any justice, judge, or magistrate judge of the United States shall disqualify himself in any proceeding in which his impartiality might reasonably be questioned.

(b) He shall also disqualify himself in the following circumstances:

(1) Where he has a personal bias or prejudice concerning a party, or personal knowledge of disputed evidentiary facts concerning the proceeding;

...(4) He knows that he, individually or as a fiduciary, or his spouse or minor child residing in his household, has a financial interest in the subject matter in controversy or in a party to the proceeding, or any other interest that could be substantially affected by the outcome of the proceeding;

(5) He or his spouse, or a person within the third degree of relationship to either of them, or the spouse of such a person:

...(iii) Is known by the judge to have an interest that could be substantially affected by the outcome of the proceeding;

...(c) A judge should inform himself about his personal and fiduciary financial interests, and make a reasonable effort to inform himself about the personal financial interests of his spouse and minor children residing in his household.

(d) For the purposes of this section the following words or phrases shall have the meaning indicated:

...(4) “financial interest” means ownership of a legal or equitable interest, however small, or a relationship as director, adviser, or other active participant in the affairs of a party, except that:

...(ii) An office in an educational, religious, charitable, fraternal, or civic organization is not a “financial interest” in securities held by the organization;

...(e) No justice, judge, or magistrate judge shall accept from the parties to the proceeding a waiver of any ground for disqualification enumerated in subsection

(b). Where the ground for disqualification arises only under subsection (a), waiver may be accepted provided it is preceded by a full disclosure on the record of the basis for disqualification..."

https://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/text/28/455

One Dollar; "Resolution Requesting Approval of Lease Agreement with Say Yes to Education"; Tuesday, November 17, 2015

City of Greensboro
Meeting Minutes - Final
City Council
Tuesday, November 17, 2015

25. ID 15-0951 Resolution Requesting Approval of Lease Agreement with Say Yes to Education

0367-15 RESOLUTION APPROVING LEASE AGREEMENT WITH SAY YES TO EDUCATION

WHEREAS, after a national search, Guilford County is the next Say Yes to Education (Say Yes) community;

...WHEREAS, Say Yes provides an unprecedented opportunity for the community to work together to ensure that every graduate of Guilford County Schools can receive a post-secondary education;

...WHEREAS, Say Yes has requested to lease space for the Greensboro office at the Greensboro Public Library located at 219 North Church Street, said proposed lease presented herewith this day;

WHEREAS, the City has a designee on the Operating Committee, Scholarship Board and Community Leadership Council and through the development of taskforces there will be continued opportunities for collaboration and coordination which shall include the Greensboro Public Library;

WHEREAS, the proposed lease is for six years and Say Yes to Education will be responsible for all improvements to the space which is currently vacant;

WHEREAS, there will be minimal budget impact to the City as Say Yes to Education will be responsible for the improvements as well as all janitorial services, phone and data lines.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GREENSBORO:

That the proposed lease agreement presented herewith this day between the City of Greensboro and Say Yes to Education for space in the Greensboro Public Library located at 219 North Church Street is hereby approved

(Signed) Yvonne Johnson
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From the lease agreement attached to the item;

"...it is desirable for the City and in the public interest to formalize our partnership and continue to provide usage of City facilities with the Lessee who provides to the community at no cost:

(a) A national nonprofit that organizes and galvanizes whole communities around the goals of its students graduating from high school to be able to attain, afford and complete a post-secondary education...

(c) The City has a designee on the Operating Committee, Scholarship Board and Community Leadership Council and through the development of taskforces there will be continued opportunities for collaboration and coordination which shall include the Greensboro Public Library.

B. Lessee desires to lease the Premises and to operate in the manner contemplated by this Agreement as approved by the Bylaws of the Lessee, which includes but is not limited to: revitalizing communities by helping them give every public high school graduate access to college or other post-secondary scholarships...

...3. RENT: During the term of this Lease, Lessee shall pay to Lessor, without demand therefore and without any offset or deduction, the annual rent payable in advance in one lump sum. The initial Term Rent shall be One Dollar ($1.00), hereinafter referred to as the “Rent”.

...(a) All utilities will remain in the Lessor’s name. It is understood and agreed that the Lessee shall be responsible for phone and data lines.

City of Greensboro taxpayers are paying Say Yes' water, sewer, heat and AC etc...

...8. ALTERATIONS BY LESSEE: It is understood and agreed that the Lessee is responsible for making all improvements to the Premises. The cost of the improvements is approximately one hundred twenty thousand dollars ($120,000.00).

...The Project Manager that must receive all plans and specifications for improvements is Darrell W. “Butch” Shumate, Manager Facilities, 514 Yanceyville Street, Greensboro, NC 27405, Office Phone: 336-412-5795, Cell Phone: 336-451-5550, Butch.shumate@greensboro-nc.gov.

...(2) Lessor with or without terminating this Lease may immediately or at any time thereafter demand in writing that Lessee vacate the premises and thereupon Lessee shall vacate the Premises and remove there from all property thereon belonging to Lessee within three (3) days of receipt by Lessee of such notice from Lessor whereupon Lessor shall have the right to re-enter and take possession of the Premises...

If to the Lessor:

City of Greensboro
Greensboro Public Library
(Attn: Brigitte H. Blanton)
219 N. Church Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401
brigitte.blanton@greensboro-nc.gov...

If to the Lessee:

Say Yes To Education, Inc.
Eugene Chasin, Chief Operating Officer
320 Park Avenue, 21st Floor
New York, New York 10022 echasin@sayyestoeducation.org
Telephone: (860) 240-1272 Direct: (917) 558-0676

https://greensboro.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx

http://bnwordpress.s3.amazonaws.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/34/2015/07/Faith-M.-Alexander-DHR-complaint.pdf
'Eugene Chasin
Chief Operating Officer at Say Yes to Education Foundation
November 2008 – Present (7 years 10 months)New York City"

https://www.linkedin.com/in/eugene-chasin-045b4452
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File #: ID 15-0951    Version: 1

Type: Resolution

Title: Resolution Requesting Approval of Lease Agreement with Say Yes to Education

Mover: Justin Outling Seconder: Sharon M. Hightower

Result: Pass

Agenda note:

Minutes note: Councilmember Outling asked about minimal budget impacts; additional requests by Say Yes; and for the benefits to the City for Say Yes to use the office space. Assistant City Manager Wilson stated there was one meter for utilities; spoke to the lack of the ability to split utilty cost; stated Say Yes would invest in facility improvements which would equal the fair market rate over a six year lease; confirmed there were no additional requests; spoke to breaking down barriers with wrap around services; stated the primary benefit would be connecting with the community services area; spoke to becoming a close knit community; the location to the Cultural Center and Library; support services for students; the various partners involved; and to capitalizing resources.

Action: recommend for approval

Action text: Moved by Councilmember Outling, seconded by Councilmember Hightower, to refer the resolution to Council.

The motion carried by voice vote.

Jamal T. Fox Ayes
Sharon M. Hightower Ayes
Nancy Hoffmann Absent
Justin Outling Ayes
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City of Greensboro
Meeting Minutes - Final
City Council
Wednesday, October 7, 2015

...4. ID 15-0826 Resolution Recognizing George A. Weiss in Connection with the Guilford County Say Yes to Education, Inc. Program Councilmember Outling read the resolution into the record; and presented the resolution to Assistant City
Manager Mary Vigue.

Assistant City Manager Vigue stated she would provide the resolution at the Say Yes Planning Committee meeting next week.

Moved by Councilmember Hightower, seconded by Councilmember

Abuzuaiter, to adopt the resolution. The motion carried on the following roll call vote:

Ayes, Nancy Vaughan, Yvonne J. Johnson, Marikay Abuzuaiter, Mike Barber, Jamal T. Fox, Sharon M. Hightower, Nancy Hoffmann, Justin Outling and Tony Wilkins
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...WHEREAS, George A. Weiss is the CEO of Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC, formerly George Weiss Associates Inc., a multi-strategy hedge fund founded in 1978;

...WHEREAS, through fundraising, Say Yes and its local partners make it possible for a community ’s public high school graduates to receive full tuition scholarships to any in -state public college and university regardless of family income; said awards being granted after Pell grants and other financial aid have been taken into account;

WHEREAS, in September of 2015, Guilford County was announced as the next Say Yes to Education Community, representing the third Say Yes community nationally; to provide free tuition to Guilford County School graduates to in-state public colleges or universities;

WHEREAS, more than forty individuals, couples, foundations and businesses have raised $ 32.5 million to contribute to the Say Yes scholarship fund for Guilford County Schools which hopes to raise a total of $70 million.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GREENSBORO:

That it hereby recognizes George A. Weiss for his outstanding contributions and service to Guilford County and Say Yes to Education communities.

(Signed) Sharon Hightower
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"25. ID 15-0643 Resolution in Support of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Between Guilford County, the City Of Greensboro, the City Of High Point, Guilford County, Guilford County Schools and Say Yes To Education

Assistant City Manager Parrish noted that the item had been presented at the work session last week; and that staff was present to answer any questions.

Mayor Vaughan voiced that she was excited about the item; spoke to the economic impact that being a Say YES community would have on Greensboro; spoke to the benefits to the educational community; verified that the private sector had stepped up with donations to date; stated she hoped Greensboro was the successful choice; and asked for Council support of the item.

Moved by Councilmember Abuzuaiter, seconded by Councilmember Fox, to adopt the resolution. The motion carried on the following roll call vote: Ayes, Nancy Vaughan, Yvonne J. Johnson, Marikay Abuzuaiter, Mike Barber, Jamal T. Fox, Sharon M. Hightower, Nancy Hoffmann, Justin Outling and Tony Wilkins

...Say Yes communities achieve a positive economic impact – a more educated labor force, incentives for businesses to start or relocate into a community, a stronger tax base, increased property values and revitalizes communities while assisting students and families to achieve a post-secondary education;

WHEREAS, Guilford County is the leading candidate to become the next Say Yes to Education Community and will provide the opportunity to work together so that every graduate of Guilford County Schools will be eligible to receive a college education or post-secondary certificate;

WHEREAS, Say Yes has challenged the community to meet an initial $28 million fundraising goal of forty percent (40%) of the overall $70 million endowment goal for local scholarships which could be available to the graduating class of 2016 and at this time, the community has partnered with local donors for approximately $ 15 million in pledges;

WHEREAS, upon the completion of six years collaboration with the national Say Yes organization each Say Yes city must take ownership of the effort and assume local responsibility for sustaining the scholarship endowment and for providing other support to students and their families;

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Greensboro and Say Yes to Education for Guilford County.

(Signed) Marikay Abuzuaiter"

Was Zack Matheny Alone When He Was Busted For DWI?

Here at EzGreensboro.com, we hear lots of rumors about the people who run the City of Greensboro-- many of them very nasty rumors. Most of what we hear turns out to be complete fabrications with no basis in fact but once in a great while we happen upon a rumor that turns out to be true.

Those are the rumors we publish.

Without naming names, we were told by several somewhat credible sources that someone- a very prominent resident of Greensboro-- was in the car with former Greensboro City Councilman Zack Matheny that fated night when he was found parked in the parking lot of a methadone clinic on North Church Street, passed out drunk in his car, and cited by Greensboro Police for DWI.

But we couldn't prove it to be true.

So on July 19, 2016 we submitted the following public information request to the City of Greensboro in the hopes of clearing up the rumor once and for all.





GPD never denied a body camera video existed. Instead, on August 3, 2016, I was forwarded the following e-mail from the City of Greensboro:




We found that rather interesting as previously the Greensboro Police Department had previously stated that GPD did not regard Police body camera videos as employee records. Now suddenly they did. My reply: You'll notice among others, Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan and GPD Legal Jim Clark, are included recipients:



Today I received the following explanation, if you will, from the City of Greensboro. Read it carefully as I'm going to use parts of it to show you how these people are either hiding something they don't want you to know, or too stupid to realize how the public will react to their efforts at hiding the truth.











From the e-mail posted above:


"The City has determined that you are not depicted, visually or through audio recording, in the recording you are requesting, and you are not the personal representative of a person depicted in the recording you are requesting."

That's very true, I'm not Zack Matheney and my name is not the name of the person whose name is being circulated as being in the car with Mr Methany that night. But they also wrote the following:

"The City Manager or City Council, however, may disclose or release a Body Worn Camera recording to any person, personal representative, or the general public upon a finding that the release of the recording is essential to maintain public confidence in the administration of City services."

And this:


"There has been no finding that the release of the recording you seek is essential to maintain public confidence in the administration of City services. "

Kinda makes you wonder why not?

Should I demand a hearing with the Greensboro Police Community Review Board or just allow the rumor to continue unchecked?

I mean, Folks, I'm already suing the City of Greensboro with an open and shut case for failing to properly comply with State Public Records laws and they're stupid enough to keep doing what they're doing? Go figure.


Update: August 23, 2016, 10:09 AM. I just sent to following e-mail to Zack Methany and others as Mr Methany has the legal authority to clear his own name. Will he do so?



Guilford County Superior Court Clerk Lisa Johnson-Tonkins needs to recuse herself from any involvment in Billy Jones' City of Greensboro Lawsuit

There hasn't been a news story out of Louisville on Say Yes to Education since; Boris hasn't called with questions yet


from: G
to: boris@insiderlouisville.com
date:  Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 2:05 PM
subject: Say Yes to Education

Please call

g

From: Boris <boris@insiderlouisville.com>
to: G
date: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 11:38 AM
subject: Re: Say Yes to Education
signed-by: insiderlouisville-com.20150623.gappssmtp.com

George,

nice talking to you. 

I’m definitely interested in getting more information and making some calls to communities that have received support from Say Yes.

I’d appreciate your help.

Thanks.

Boris.

Boris Ladwig
Staff Writer
Insider Louisville
812-764-2852

from: G
to: Boris <boris@insiderlouisville.com>
date: Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 12:21 PM
subject: Re: Say Yes to Education

What's amazing is none of the questions have been answered, and we have received no direct push back from Say Yes

Not a cease and desist or threat of legal action.

Call with questions.

g
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http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/06/say-yes-to-educations-amazing-quite.html

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/07/ponzi-needs-new-town-jul-25-2016-459-am.html

http://greensboroperformingarts.blogspot.com/2016/07/if-say-yes-guilford-has-35-million.html

How is Say Yes supposed to give both Guilford County and Louisville $15 million?

Why has Say Yes declined to provide their 2014 IRS form 990?
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"...The foundation said that with its support, more than 5,000 students have gone to college."

At what cost?

What was the average payout per student?

What were the operating costs?

What was the endowment charged?

Why is most of Say Yes' money in the Caribbean and South America?

Why did the Hartford Chapter of Say Yes close in June 2005?

Why did the Philadelphia Chapter close in 2000?

Why did the Cambridge, MA Chapter close in 2008?

What happened to the New York, NY Chapter which opened in 2004?

How much money would it take to pay for every Guilford County High School graduate who was promised "a free college education"?

What is the anticipated average per student scholarship expected to be for Guilford County's 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019's graduating classes?

How much money does Say Yes Guilford have on hand to fund the scholarships?

As the number of dollars provided for scholarships should about double again after the first year, and then double again in four years, how is Say Yes going to pay for it?

What is Say Yes Guilford's estimated annual payroll?

 What percentage of the total amount raised will be directly given to students each year?

What are Say Yes Guilford's expected yearly fundraising costs?

Should Say Yes Guilford be considered a fiduciary for Guilford County students?

How much has Say Yes Guilford actually raised to date, as opposed to the total pledged?

How much is Say Yes Guilford is going to let Greensboro and High Point's Community Foundations charge to manage monies destined to be distributed to scholarship recipients?

What is Say Yes Guilford going to allow Greensboro and High Point's Community Foundations to invest the money in?

What is the money invested in now?

I believe I have uncovered a serious discrepancy between the monies Say Yes to Education declares it made as investment returns filed with the IRS and George Weiss' publicly available fund performance.

The 990 says all the monies are located in the Caribbean and South America, which also appears to be very problematic.

These are serious problems no one wants to address because it sounds so good, which is why the following questions need answered for Syracuse and Guilford County, North Carolina;

Why did the Hartford Chapter of Say Yes close in June 2005?

Why did the Philadelphia Chapter close in 2000?

Why did the Cambridge, MA Chapter close in 2008?

What happened to the New York, NY Chapter which opened in 2004?

How many students will the "Full Tuition Scholarship Incentive" cover for 2016's graduating class,
and what is the expected pay out by Say Yes Guilford [over the next ten years]?

How much will Say Yes Guilford need to raise and make on the endowment each year
to remain sustainable?

Why has Say Yes, the City of Greensboro and Guilford County Schools
so far declined to provide all documentation and communications
concerning the investment management fees for the endowment?

Why has Say Yes, the City of Greensboro and Guilford County Schools
so far declined to state if  Say Yes Guilford is to be considered a fiduciary over the investment assets?

Why has Say Yes, the City of Greensboro and Guilford County Schools
so far declined to report if the investment managers will be considered fiduciaries?

If Total Assets ended st $37,312,562 at the end of 2012,
and Investment Income for 2012 was $10,318,728,
and $37,312,562 - $10,318,728 = $26,993,834,
Say Yes to Education made about 38% on investments in 2012,
without considering when the $9,106,701 of Contributions came in.
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In 2012, "The S&P 500 gained 13.4%, marking the benchmark U.S. index's largest annual return since 2009 and fourth-largest return in the last decade.

The Nasdaq Composite Index was up nearly 16%.
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If Total Assets ended st $49,116,492 at the end of 2012,
and Investment Income for 2013 was $16,752,747
and $49,116,492 - $16,752,747 = $32,363,745
Say Yes to Education made about 52% on investments in 2013,
without considering when the $7,627,023 of Contributions came in.

In 2013; "Tallying its fourth monthly advance,
and up 29.6 percent for the year,
the S&P 500 also advanced to an all-time finish

The Nasdaq rose 22.39 points, or 0.5 percent, to 4,176.59,
a yearly advance of 38.2 percent, and its best year since 2009."
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George Weiss, whose Say Yes to Education funds are located down south, beat the markets by more than most for two consecutive years without any fanfare.

If Total Assets ended st $50,968,043 at the end of 2014,
and Investment Income for 2014 was $14,556,976
and $50,968,043 - $14,556,976 = $36,411,067
George Weiss' Say Yes to Education Foundation made about 40% on investments in 2014,
without considering when the $3,049,095 Contribution came in.
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From 01/01/2014 Open to 12/31/2014 Close
the S&P 500 Total Annual Return was 14.04%
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George Weiss outperformed the stock market by about 25%.

The likelihood of George Weiss outperforming by wide margins
for three straight years without any acknowledgement from the financial press
is mysterious at best, and very problematic at worst

Let's not forget where the money is supposedly located

Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC, formerly George Weiss Associates Inc, is a multi-strategy hedge fund manager that was founded in 1978 by George Weiss
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Something is very wrong

Weiss Multi-Strategy Advisers LLC fund November 2013 to 2014 total return = 13.5%

The 5 Year Return = 47.29% / 5 = 9.458% per year,
which is nowhere near what Say Yes is claiming in the IRS filings