Daily Archives: February 9, 2023

Another “Those Were The Good Old Days” E-dition


And One of the Most Fun Things For Persons of Consequence these days is reviewing the current week’s thirty-two-year-old 1991 Edition of the Whistleblower (the award-winning printed version that was hand-delivered all over town) to see if any people pictured on those pages might be still above ground these days.

For Example, In This Week’s “Publication That Was Not Cleared By CNN Sensors” Edition

We Saw Pete Rose And Jeff Ruby In That Week’s Really Big Story About How Pete Rose Got His Own Hall Of Fame

There Was A Discount Ticket For GOP Cincinnati City Councilman Nick Vehr’s Fundraiser At The Queen City Club

We Had A Couple Of Cheap Shots On Jerry Galvin And Then-Just-Appointed Republican Hamilton County Treasurer Robert Goering

In Northern Kentucky, Bill Butler Was Thinking About Building A High-Rise Homeless Shelter

Along With The Monmouth Street Entertainment Guide In NewportJAN 20 THOSE WERE THE GOOD OLD DAYS NEARLY THIRTY-TWO YEARS AGO TODAY…

Edition #37 (published on February 12, 1991) of the original printed edition of The Whistleblower (not the Newswire) was delivered to Persons of Consequence all over town. That Week’s “Really Big Story” was all about how “Pete Rose Got His Own Hall Of Fame.” The Top Ten List was the Top Ten Ways to George Bush would know it’s time to start a ground war and a coalition between the DemocRATS and Charter Party.


 There was a Real Editorial by Whistleblower Publisher Charles Foster Kane (before he became “Beloved”), more “Real Facts,” and a Nick Vehr fund-raising ad.image006

And we took “Cheap Shots” at Lee Etta Powell, Jerry Galvin, Robert Goering, and columnist Jane Fonda; and “Another Real Guest Editorial by Bunky Tadwell.”image009

We Featured “Real Letters From Real Readers” and “Crisis In The Gulf Cards.”image011 Page Five Featured Bluegrass Holler by Ken CamBoo, a Column by then Northern Kentucky Bureau Chief J.R. Hatfield, and our Monmouth Street Entertainment Guide.

 And on Page Six, we featured “our Official Whistleblower Crisis in the Gulf Scorecard.image015image003image006