Category: Michael McLaughlin

Month in Review, August, 2013: Part 2, Don’t you want a second pillar?

25 October, 2013 (09:00) | Apartments, Broken Windows Theory, Chelsea, Configuration, Farouk El-Baz, Housing, Infrastructure, Innovations, Michael McLaughlin, Micro-housing, Month in review, Public housing, Security |

[Previous Months in Reviews available here: Jul 13, Jun 13, May 13, Apl 13, Mar 13, Feb 13, Jan 13,]     By:David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   If the poor are not universally saints, neither are those in government administration, and through 2013, I’ve been among those dismantling, in the […]

Month in Review, August, 2013: Part 1, A plumber with a pencil

24 October, 2013 (09:00) | Apartments, Broken Windows Theory, Chelsea, Configuration, Farouk El-Baz, Housing, Infrastructure, Innovations, Michael McLaughlin, Micro-housing, Month in review, Public housing, Security |

[Previous Months in Review available here: Jul 13, Jun 13, May 13, Apl 13, Mar 13, Feb 13, Jan 13,]   By:David A. Smith   We had a beach but it got boiled away   During hot sultry August, I devoted as many parts as I’ve ever used in a single post to an eight-part […]

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 4, time for stomach pumping?

22 August, 2013 (09:00) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News |

By:David A. Smith   [Continued from yesterday’s Part 3 and the preceding Part 1 and Part 2.]     Though I originally thought I could contain this post within manageable limits, having already written a seven-part opus on How To Steal Big (available here in Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, Part 4, Part 5, Part 6, […]

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 3, back for second helpings

21 August, 2013 (09:00) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News | 1 comment

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 2 and the preceding Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   As we’ve seen so far in this post, so comprehensive was Michael McLaughlin’s looting of the Chelsea Housing Authority for personal gain, so pervasive his means of following the How To Steal Big reference manual, the business of totting up how […]

Michael McLaughlin’s all-you-can-steal buffet: Part 2, a smorgasbord of thefts

20 August, 2013 (11:09) | Boston, Chelsea, Corruption, Greater Boston Legal Services, HUD, Law, Michael McLaughlin, Public housing, US News |

[Continued from yesterday’s Part 1.]   By:David A. Smith   Yesterday’s post about revenge straight from the microwave set the table for today’s, in that it laid out the new court testimony around Mr. McLaughlin’s obstruction of justice designed to eliminate evidence that might demonstrate where else he had pilfered money from the Chelsea Housing […]