Dear Mafia-Putz-Puppet Antonio Villaraigosa, Carmen "The Jackass Clown" Trutanich and Lost Angeles Shitty Clouncil,
As you know I whooped your ass in Federal court on civil rights violation issues regarding Venice Beach. And you may also know that there is still a portion of Zuma Dogg's lawsuit (with Matt Dowd) to be ruled upon by the Federal Judge.
The remainder of the lawsuit regards council's "Code of Conduct" (decorum rules), that they passed and enforced in 2008. DOWD/DOGG feel council may have overstepped their boundaries. And although DOWD/DOGG have made RELENTLESS attempts for a prudent settlement with the City of Los Angeles, City Attorney Carmen Trutanich accepted campaign contributions from at least fifteen attorneys at the law firm of Meyers-Nave, and he had council approve $100,000 (of which will run out, and more money will need to be approved), to take DOWD/DOGG's WINNING lawsuit, to a JURY TRIAL in October 2012, to have the JURY decide how much the city should pay DOWD/DOGG for the Venice Beach damages.
BUT/AND, if the judge decides that council WAS INDEED in violation of U.S. law, and DOWD/DOGG's civil rights -- THEN THE JURY WILL ALSO BE AWARDING THE FREE SPEECH FIGHTING DUO, AN AWARD AMOUNT FOR THE YEAR'S WORTH OF INTERRUPTIONS, CUT-OFFS, EJECTIONS -- AND MOST NOTABLY, 30 day bans (of which ZD had at least four.) AND, as DOWD/DOGG (and the other 9 Venice performers on the lawsuit, for a total of eleven winning plaintiffs on the FEDERAL lawsuit, that Trutanich & Council want to have a jury decide a damage award amount (as if jury members are big fans of L.A. City elected officials -- and especially when it comes to being found GUILTY in FEDERAL COURT of VIOLATING First Amendment Rights, of the people SPEAKING OUT IN PROTEST of City Hall's fraud, waste and abuse -- at a time when the entire COUNTY has become aware of how their fraud, waste and abuse has become a real public safety and economic crisis) -- TRUTANICH & CITY HALL ARE ROLLING THAT DICE.
AND, no matter WHAT HAPPENS at jury trial (no matter how small an amount they award the DOWD/DOGG and the nine other Venice performers) -- OUR $750 and hour attorney fees ARE PAID BY THE CITY, OUT OF THE GENERAL FUND!!!
Over these next two weeks, ALL ELEVEN OF US PERFORMERS HAVE DEPOSITIONS WITH TRUTANICH'S OUTSIDE COUNSEL. So it is burning up a lot of the outside counsel $100,000 approved payment (more will be needed) -- AND, OUR ATTORNEY IS RACKING UP THE HOURLY CHARGES. THEN, all the deposition paperwork to go over...then preparing for the summary judgement for DECORUM RULES; then the jury trail...COULD END UP MAKING OUR ATTORNEY A MILLION DOLLARS, OF L.A. CITY GENERAL FUND MONEY! PLUS, who knows HOW MUCH MORE MONEY (also out of the general fund) CITY COUNCIL will need to approve, to take this all the way through summary judgement and then a jury trial (of eleven plaintiffs, each with a long and unique story to tell.)
BUT NONE OF THAT WAS THE POINT OF THIS POST, OR THE MESSAGE I AM DELIVERING TO CITY HALL: The message is: Remember when Zuma Dogg took a hiatus from attending the council meetings, because I thought we were moving toward a simple, easy, prudent (get ZD the hell out of here) settlement? It was several months in 2011 and into 2012. THEN, my attorney told me to forget the settlement thoughts, cause Trutanich hired Meyers-Nave to drag this out to a jury trial in October. SO, Zuma Dogg returned to council chambers, ONLY A MERE TWO MONTHS AGO, to inform council of this matter...AND, as long as I was in chambers, to notify them of a couple other issues, I hadn't had a chance to discuss, in the public forum, as broadcast over and over on Time-Warner cable TV 35: All that FBI/HOUSING/BUILDING & SAFETY STUFF...PLUS, ALL the other stuff that TURNED CITY HALL UPSIDE DOWN, LIKE VANILLA ICE OVER THE BEVERLY HILLS HOTEL, BEING SHAKEN UP AND DOWN OVER THE BALCONY!!!
AND NOW THE MAIN MESSAGE:
Like I mentioned, I had already stopped going to the council meetings -- and only returned to PUNISH you for hiring outside counsel, instead of a prudent settlement. BUT YOU HAVE TO KEEP IN MIND: ZD IS A BIPOLAR-MADMAN...and his payback is EXTREMELY DISPROPORTIONAL. SO THERE IS YOUR TWO MONTH PAYBACK, just to let you know, you made me cranky that day, two months ago. SORRY FOR ALL THE ADDITIONAL DAMAGE I CAUSED YOUR POLITICAL CAREERS.
I just spent the past few days, pulling all nighters, preparing my overall damages claims for the lawsuit mentioned above...so I guess too late to think about settlements. I already did the work of preparing everything, in the most massive project since my radio research project days. So, I WOULD like to hear what a judge has to say on all of these matters, anyone, once and for all...and a settlement would prevent the judge from ruling on the Code of Conduct (decorum) issues, during public comment. And, it's an important issue, these days, never more so.
SO HOPEFULLY, with the fraud, waste and abuse exposed to all, the FBI running the show at city hall (last week a councilmember told me they are still investigating) -- Zuma Dogg can express his all-time greatest phenomenal creativity in other ways, closer to the Santa Monica State beach, that I live half a block away from, instead of heading downtown to city hall in the morning.
I THINK I MADE MY POINT, and feel that was a BEYOND DEVASTATING ROUND of ZD payback. DOWD/DOGG left the meetings HOWLING and RELISHING in how these council jackasses were ACTUALLY UNRAVELING AND LOSING THEIR COOL, as we had expected a couple years ago. MISSION ACCOMPLISHED and I like to stay in Santa Monica City limits, these days. And if you've read this far into the post, you deserve the reward: http://YouTube.com/ZumaShow. HOURS of NEWLY posted Zuma Dogg Public Comment interruptions, cut-offs, ejections and bans, from past six years. (Highlights of the lowlifes -- and unfortunately, appears as though it's gonna be my legacy.)
I HOPE THIS IS THE END OF THE ZUMA DOGG CITY HALL ERA, MORE THAN YOU DO, CITY HALL: PLEASE DON'T PISS ME OFF, SO WE CAN KEEP IT THAT WAY! I don't like the hoopla as much as you think and say I do. IT'S BASED ON BIPOLAR OUTRAGE THAT I CANNOT PREVENT! THAT IS WHAT DRIVES ME INTO CHAMBERS! NOT MEDIA STRATEGY, YOU PHONY MORONS!