FRAUD, WASTE & ABUSE: No three words ring more true when it comes to former L.A. Mayor/Current DNC Chair Antonio Villaraigosa and Los Angeles City Council. It's a REAL crying shame. And make no mistake, the city has NO real options, as they will be forced to cut, where there is no room for cuts, and 70% of the budget is police and fire. So looks like the cuts will be at the expense of public safety. The city will be so bad off, after next "large number " of layoffs, the administrative offices will no longer be able to meet city business demands, and will lose a lot of legal rulings (many by default), will not be able to prosecute crimes that LAPD is enforcing (so why even bother, in the first place), and will lose out of Federal funds, when they are not able to meet application deadlines.
HERE is Zuma Dogg's public comments for 04-13-12 on these, and the 1st Amendment issue, during public comment that was in the news, this week. Also, look for Zuma Dogg & Matt Dowd's reply to Council's discussion of pulling the plug on City TV 35 broadcast of the council meetings, in SUNDAY LOS ANGELES TIMES EDITORIAL SECTION. (That should reach almost as many readers as my blog!)
And much thanks to blogger and public comment speaker JOHN WALSH for telling ZD his general public comment (first comment in this video) was ZD's BEST in YEARS! And, YES, that DOES mean a lot to me, coming from Mr. Walsh, who you can also read all about this week, almost anywhere you look.