"I'm going to call them the haters -- the haters to be the haters. It is what it is."
I don't know if anyone is reading this old post, but I thought it an appropriate place to respect Charles Machesky . After retiring as superintendent of Uniontown Area School District (with a nice pension I am sure), he volunteered to remain in his job without pay. For 11 years. I wonder whether any Evanston superintendents value their community enough to do that. https://www.cbsnews.com/pittsburgh/news/uniontown-area-school-district-superintendent-charles-machesky-work-free/
I’m curious if the Skokie PD has record of the parent showing up with the gun since Horton lived in 60203?
I see that the interviewer mentioned something about the "vandalism" of Horton's car. Of course there was never any indication that his car break-in was related to his work. He waited three days to call the police about the car break-in and the police report makes no mention of a motive.
The car break-in took place on June 21, 2021. He called the cops on June 24, 2021. Stacey Deemar filed her lawsuit against the district on June 29, 2021. Then on July 10, 2021 Horton sends out a letter to parents about the lawsuit and mentions that the car break in was in response to media coverage of the lawsuit.
It was such a clear lie. How can the break in be related to media coverage of something that happened a week later? If the car break in was so threatening why did he wait three days to report it to the police?
Of course, I don't expect that interviewer to actually press him about it, but for the record it should be stated.
Police reports: https://evanstonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/EPD-1500-McDaniel-reports.pdf
Horton's statement linking his car break in to a post-dated media coverage: https://web.archive.org/web/20210715203137/https://www.district65.net/site/default.aspx?PageType=3&DomainID=4&ModuleInstanceID=275&ViewID=6446EE88-D30C-497E-9316-3F8874B3E108&RenderLoc=0&FlexDataID=11485&PageID=1
Horton mentioned the bodyguards during a Board of Education meeting on May 23, 2021- saying “I sit here with armed security 24 hours a day.” This one comment led e.n to foia those records, imagine if he didn’t make that comment maybe it would have gone unnoticed. like in this exit interview video, I found it interesting he brought up the security detail kinda out of no where. I feel he/they had to do anything to justify it, and/or if he is fabricating this incident about a parent and a gun - I mean after all where are all those local kkk members all the board members constantly talk about even as recent as the board elections meer months ago https://dailynorthwestern.com/2023/04/02/top-stories/district-65-caregivers-of-color-our-village-group-protest-school-board-candidates-with-ties-to-anti-equity-group/
I wonder, was the security detail in relation to some outside unrelated factor, a lot of these articles seem right out of a American greed episode .
mind you July 2021 is about a year and a half into school closures of what ended up being 256 consecutive school days closures (a round table article stated the number of closed school days).
Because the District 65 board dared to care about all human rights,” Tanyavutti said. “Local fascists and KKK, cloaked under the guise of FAIR and Evanston schools updates, are busy trying to undo any investment in human rights.”
He’s a joker who took us for money and whatever fame he could get and ran. Good riddance. Pay attention and vote, people. I don’t hate Dr Horton. But I hate his behavior.