|Kaua'i councilman Tim Bynum on left while Ed Justus co-owner of Talk Story bookstore|
looks on during the 2010 county council primary debates at Kapa'a elementary school.
Bynum is currently biting the hand that feeds him.
Councilman Bynum needs to resign
Kaua'i county Councilman Tim Bynum needs to resign or we the people need to impeach him. There is a major conflict of interest going on when an employee is suing his employer and the employee continues to work.There's an old expression and it goes like this, "Don't bite the hand that feeds you.!" Mr. Bynum is biting hard
Tim Bynum makes decent money as a Kaua'i county councilman, $56,781 a year, $500.00 a month car allowance, free bus rides anywhere the bus goes, and some of the best health insurance available for what is deemed a part time job.
The incident Bynum is suing over is referred to in the Kaua'i underworld as "Rice-Cooker Gate." The lawsuit filed by Bynum states former prosecutor Iseri-Carvalho and planning inspector Miyake had ulterior motives to go after him. Miyake had no warrant and illegally trespassed onto Bynum’s property, charged him with a zoning violation and then send it to Iseri-Carvalho for criminal prosecution. Allegedly all over a rice-cooker. (hence, Rice-Cooker-Gate)
I am no fan of Iseri Carvalho either with all of her alleged racist remarks and actions, however she lost the last election as prosecutor to a fine man, Justin Kollar. Both Iseri Carvalho and Bynum are abusing the system and costing taxpayers millions! I am concentrating this blog on Tim because he remains an elected official
So far the county council has approved at least $511,000 in private attorney fees in the case and according to the Garden island's recent article "$511 K and counting," county attorney Al Castillo said," just to go through the discovery process may cost an additional $250,000, and going to trial may cost another $500,000."
I do believe Mr. Bynum was prejudiced against, however who on this island hasn't been prejudiced against? I believe this case needs to be settled before millions are dished out and Kauai becomes the laughing stock of the political world.
Mr. Bynum needs a settlement to close this case and not put the tax payers out even more in these days of sequester cuts. Bynum needs to resign and the county needs to settle.
Give Bynum a decent payout with the terms he resign and have him live happily ever after away from biting the hand that feeds him.
There's an old joke, "How do you know when a politician is lying?" As soon as they open their mouth." Politician may be substituted with lawyer, so in this case when you have the plaintiff a politician and the defendant a lawyer-prosecutor, sparks will soar, fire will ignite, and chaos will arise!
Please, before it's too late and for the benefit of us all, just settle!
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I get no respect. The way my luck is running, if I was a politician I would be honest.
..................................... Rodney Dangerfield