Wednesday, January 7, 2009

The Astonishing H. Susan Henderson

A San Francisco Examiner article posted anonymously to a previous Tattler thread yesterday has opened an interesting, and possibly current, window into the astonishing ways of Mountain Views "Observer" Editor and Publisher Susan Henderson. The article, linked here and entitled "Demo Leader Resigns Under Fire," details the shocking and sudden demise of Ms. Henderson's career as a senior official in the California State Democratic Party.

According to the article I've cited above, there were several reasons given for Susan's rather hurried departure. One of them being "resume pumping."

"Henderson states that she holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Ohio State University, but a spokeswoman said Ohio State had never granted a degree to Harriet Susan Henderson or Harriet Poole, Henderson's maiden name ... Henderson's resume also says that she holds an 'MBA/JD' from the University of California, without specifying a campus ... Spokesmen at UC-Berkeley, UCLA and UC-Davis, the three UC campuses that have both law and business schools, said no such degrees had been issued to H. Susan Henderson or Harriet Poole."

This was all revealed in May of 1995. Now let's move forward to January of 2009. What I will be quoting from here is a communique from an organization called the Democratic Club of Pasadena Foothills. Apparently they are hosting a cable access talk show dealing with national and international affairs, with Ms. Henderson as emcee.

"At Your Doorstep" Cable Show Host: Susan Henderson. (Former Executive Director of the California Democratic Party under then chairman Bill Press.) Susan also publishes the Mountain View Times (sic?) a weekly publication serving Sierra Madre and Pasadena. Susan is a Berkeley grad who brings an extraordinary backround in politics to this component ..."

You really do have to feel sorry for them.

11 comments:

  1. It no more surprising than Susan leaving a Pasadena courtroom, after a judgement was made against her.....heading down to the Kiwanis meeting in Sierra Madre and telling the members and guests that she had WON HER CASE AGAINST KATINA DUNN!
    Then having the gall to go down to the city council meeting that night and virtually threaten our Mayor, Kurt Zimmerman and the City of Sierra Madre.
    The issue of the Mountain Views Observer legal notices was being addressed by the council, Mayor Zimmerman only requested Sandra Levin, our city attorney, review the judgement (never mentioned Henderson, by name)against the paper that he understood had come down in the Pasadena courtroom that morning. This was a reasonable and proper request by the Mayor.

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  2. Sounds like Choosey Susie has no loyalties to anything except her little old self. Republican, Democrat, big development, go slow development, whatever. She changes them like Imelda Marcos changes shoes.

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  3. What's astonishing about her is that anybody listens to her at all. How desperate can it get?

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  4. But isn't that the tragedy of local politics, Roia? Hardly anybody pays much attention, leaving the field wide open to con artists and assorted other undesirables.

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  5. She is a very disturbed person. If this was LA is would be a story for 60 Minutes

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  6. I'm a gradute of Harvard University. and I received my Phd in something I can't really pronounce from MIT.

    Just thought you'd like to know.

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  7. The Sierra Madre Tattler is a blog of its word. I got my 30 cds today. Can't wait to see the new name of H. Susan Henderson's new paper.

    Thanks!

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  8. Very Interesting, but not funny!

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  9. VICTORIA AND HER BIG SECRETJanuary 7, 2009 at 6:01 PM

    SUSAN HENDERSON AND ROB BLOBOBOYAWITCH?? ARE THEY RELATED? LET'S SEE IF WE CAN FIGURE THAT ONE OUT.....TWO SLEEZY PEOPLE SITTIN IN A TREE.......

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  10. THE THREE FACES OF EVE WAS A TRUE STORY. DOES MS HENDERSON REALLY BELIEVE SHE CAN KEEP UP THE MASKS THAT LONG AND BE ACCEPTED IN OUR TOWN?

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  11. I'll bet if folks did some additional checking up on this Susan Henderson, they'ld find a lot of bogus stories she has told about her past.
    She's pretty damn econmical with the truth.

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